Here you can access tools and resources to help you with those core day to day operations.

How SI Works

HR & People Management

Marketing, Communications & Events 

Finance, Legal & Admin

Risk & Contingency Planning

  • Mind Tools have created a 10 minute read covering the key elements of contingency planning. It included a simple step by step guide on how to deal with both minor and significant business disruptions and some useful frameworks. 
  • Risk Management made simple: Access the Small Charities Coalition Members Area to for resources, including their guide on risk management made simple.
  • The Charity Commission: Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for the charity sector can be found here.

Pro bono support and free tools

  • Our Community Enterprise CIC Support Consulations: The team are offering free consultancy, half-price strategy workshops and business planning to help organisations during the crisis - find out more here.
  • The Social Investment Consultancy: are offering pro bono consultations - find out more and apply here. 
  • The Hatch Skilled Volunteer Programme: matching Skilled volunteers with entrepreneurs. Find out more here.
  • Cranfield Trust: Free management support for charities covering a range of topics.Find out more here.
  • Charity Fundraising: Free fundraising consultation for UK Charities affected by Coronavirus.
  • London Growth Hub: Access free one to one support for businesses and employers. 
  • Scale-up Institute: Created a resource hub featuring a range of Government, Local and Private Sector resources to help scaling social enterprises navigate what is currently available for businesses across the country.
  • The Fore: The Fore enables UK-based small charities and social enterprises to unlock sustainability, efficiency, scale and impact. Find out more here.
  • Inspiring Impact: Free resources and tools to help you with impact management. Find out more here.


  • Digital Candle: Offering free one hour digital advice for charities. Find out more here.
  • Google: Tools and resources for navigating these challenging times. Find out more here.
  • Technation info hub: Tech support & updates.Find out more here.
  • Tech London Advocates: Acces their resource hub including the directory of advocates, surgeries & advice. Find out  more here.
  • Tech UK: Covid-19 Resource Hub. Find out more here.