The FSI Blog

Guest Blog
By thefsi / September 14, 2017

What insurance does my charity need? And how can it help?

What insurance does my charity need? And how can it help? Charity begins at home, so they say. And it’s...

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Fundraising Blog
By thefsi / September 13, 2017

Why should legacies be part of a small charity’s fundraising programme?

Why should legacies be part of a small charity’s fundraising programme? Throughout the year the Foundation for Social Improvement (FSI)...

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Guest Blog
By thefsi / September 6, 2017

Member of the Month – East African Playgrounds

Member of the Month - East African Playgrounds Each month, one of our small charity members is celebrated for all...

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Guest Blog
By thefsi / September 6, 2017

Time to look for a new fundraising CRM?

Time to look for a new fundraising CRM? This blog was contributed by Blackbaud Europe. Blackbaud is the leading global...

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Pauline's Blog
By thefsi / September 6, 2017

Urgent, Important and Underlying Challenges

Our Most Urgent Challenge:  meeting the demand for our services From June 2013 to May 2017 we have seen demand...

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Fundraising Blog
By thefsi / September 6, 2017

Research Trusts and Foundations

Research Trusts and Foundations There are a wide range of Trusts and Foundations across the UK and spending enough time...

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Pauline's Blog
By thefsi / September 6, 2017

Time is running out – will tenacity and resilience get us much further?

Time is running out – will tenacity and resilience get us much further? Why are many small charities and community...

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Learning Blog
By thefsi / September 6, 2017

A Step by Step Guide to Strategy and Business Planning

A Step by Step Guide to Strategy and Business Planning Our most recent Skills Survey showed some interesting results when...

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Pauline's Blog
By thefsi / September 6, 2017

Brexit: Implications for small and local charities and community groups

Brexit: Implications for small and local charities and community groups Just under 12 months after the country voted for Brexit...

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Learning Blog
By thefsi / September 6, 2017

How Effective is your Charity? 7 Questions to Ask

How Effective is your Charity? 7 Questions to Ask One of the strategic responsibilities of Trustees is to ensure that...

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Fundraising Blog
By thefsi / September 6, 2017

Making the Most of Community and Events Fundraising

Making the Most of Community and Events Fundraising Fundraising has become more challenging as sources of funding have been squeezed,...

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Fundraising Blog
By thefsi / September 6, 2017

Making Corporate Fundraising Work as a Small Charity

Making Corporate Fundraising Work as a Small Charity The corporate sector is full of opportunities for small charities to take...

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Learning Blog
By thefsi / September 6, 2017

Top Tips for Project Management

Top Tips for Project Management Something that always sticks with me, from the old days of being a Bid Manager...

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Guest Blog
By thefsi / September 6, 2017

Budgets – do we really need them?

Budgets – do we really need them? Screams can be heard across the UK, it’s comes to that time of...

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