GET INFORMED: Social investment for boards offers practical support & guidance to help board members of charities and social enterprises understand the opportunities and risks of social investment.
This Code is a practical tool to help charities and their trustees develop high standards of governance. Read more about this Code, using this Code to review governance and extra advice from our steering group partners.
Practical steps to take to effectively achieve and maintain good governance in your charity
We engage with small charities every day through our four pillars of support. And we’re here for everyone who works or volunteers at a charity or voluntary organisation.
From choosing the right legal form and charitable purposes to settling on the right name and getting the charity application right, our tips should answer some of your questions, or at least help you to ask the right questions.
Our extensive charity training programme, heavily subsidised by the FSI, is at the core of our support for small charities and covers topics including fundraising, impact measurement, governance and project management.
Find out how trustees can make the right decisions about investing charity funds.
This is a short guide to the legal structures most commonly associated with charities and social enterprise. Where you are considering social investment, you should note that all social investors will require you to demonstrate the social impact of the investment they have made through a range of evidence and measurement techniques.