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The Foundation for Social Improvement
Small Charity Week is brought to you by the FSI, a charity supporting the UK’s vibrant small charity sector with free training, advocacy and support programmes aimed at building sustainability and knowledge-sharing.
Charities with a turnover under £1.5 million can access free capacity-building services which include training courses on 20 core topics, back office skills and fundraising conferences, advice clinics, awareness and policy campaigns.
To sign up to the FSI’s free community or for further information see www.thefsi.org
UK Charity Insurance
Charity Insurance is a highly specialised area of insurance so it makes sense to engage the assistance of an expert to guide you through and make sure you get the right insurance cover for your needs.
UK Charity Insurance offers a full and FREE insurance review, taking the time to build a fresh picture of what it is you do and assess the level of protection you should have in place.
PolicyBee are an independent, online insurance broker. We specialise in helping small charities and community groups get the cover they need, quickly and easily – from just £7 a month.
We know buying insurance needn’t be confusing or time-consuming. That’s why we’ve got rid of all the jargon. It’s also why our website lets you buy swiftly and surely in just a few clicks.
We’re friendly too, so if you prefer to speak to a real human, just give us a ring. You won’t find any call centres or phone menus here – just knowledgeable experts offering no-nonsense help and advice.
For a quote, visit www.policybee.co.uk/fsi or give us a ring on 0345 222 5381
Whether you’re looking to brand up and host an outdoor event, or thank your donors for their valuable contributions, Vibrant Colour can work with you to find a cost-effective and impactful solution using print and promotional merchandise.
We can help with:
- Outdoor display materials like flags, gazebos and banners
- Indoor display materials like roller banners, balloons and temporary signage
- Promotional merchandise like pens, pin badges and bags
We offer friendly, personal service, with direct small charity experience – we understand your strengths, challenges and limitations.
Visit www.vibrantcolour.co.uk/small-charities or call 01733 736936
The Leathersellers’ Company Charitable Fund provide a wide range of funding to UK registered Charities, Educational Institutions and University Students. Last year (2015/16) we awarded £2,000,000 in charitable and educational grants. This year (2016/17) they expect to spend over £2,300,000 on deserving causes.
Civil Society Media
Civil Society Media is home to Charity Finance, Governance & Leadership and Fundraising Magazine, and brings you all the news from the charity sector, which you can choose to have delivered daily to your inbox, completely free.
Charity Finance is packed with technical articles and analysis of the latest financial trends, as well as in-depth briefings on technical and legal changes, and benchmarking surveys to help busy charity FDs get value for money.
Governance & Leadership helps charity trustees and leaders on their journey from good practice to best practice, and is full of practical advice about developing skills, managing staff, and complying with your legal duties.
Fundraising Magazine offers a unique service for charity fundraisers: insight into the most successful campaigns, the most effective techniques, and the most innovative tools – everything
eBay for Charity gives 17 million active eBay users a secure and efficient way to support their favourite charity, either by adding a donation to a purchase or donating a percentage of a sale.
Charities can also sell their own items directly on eBay to raise unrestricted funds.
As eBay’s partner, PayPal Giving Fund vets charities, processes donations, collects Gift Aid and advises charities on how to make the most of the eBay marketplace. To date over 8,000 charities have registered and more than £60m has been raised for UK charities.
Localgiving is a membership and support network for small, local charities and community groups. It aims to empower grass-roots organisations to fundraise online, connect with supporters and take control of their financial future.
Benefits for members include:
- 100% secure online donations
- Automated Gift Aid, even for unregistered charities
- One-to-one fundraising support and training
- In-depth reporting to help build supporter relationships
In addition, Localgiving runs regular incentivised fundraising campaigns to help groups augment the value of their donations and connect with new donors. It has distributed over £2.6m of match funding to its members since 2011.
Built on the success of volunteering at London 2012, Team London is a Mayoral initiative to promote volunteering across the capital and to encourage Londoners to ‘go local and do something great for their city’. Team London is working to build the next generation of volunteers, connecting young people with their communities and giving them the skills, networks and experiences they need to find work, and to bring together business and third sector to increase impact across the capital