An organisational sustainability toolkit

A new resource which aims to help organisations stay afloat in the face of funding and other challenges has been created by Wren and Greyhound, a specialist third sector consultancy.

The sustainability toolkit ‘A Lasting Difference’ was launched at Scotland’s The Gathering recently. It contains helpful definitions, self-assessment guidance and action plan templates, and also looks at possible exit strategies.

Read more on Third Force News or see Wren and Greyhound resources page.

Income struggles for charities

A new report finds that charities in England have not seen the recovery experienced by the economy overall.

With sector income flat-lining since 2009, projections show a £4.6bn shortfall in income by 2018/19 – the result of cuts to government contract and grant income, tepid growth in donations from the public, and inflation. Small and medium-sized organisations have been hardest hit, with charities with incomes between £100,000 and a million pounds seeing the biggest falls in their income and assets. » Continue reading news item ... “Income struggles for charities”