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Maintaining good governance and inspiring great leadership

Amidst a rapidly-changing landscape for the charitable sector and wider society, charities are facing mounting challenges. To be truly effective, a board of trustees must be well-equipped and confident to provide guidance and direction for their charity.

Is your charitable organisation getting the best from your board? Are your processes helping or hindering your organisation’s progress? Do you maintain focus on the bigger picture of serving your beneficiaries and wider cause?

Explore our governance and leadership resources, featuring expertise from within our CAF Charity Advisory team, for ways to improve your practices and approaches. 


Five critical lessons shared by a charity trustee

Top tips for trustees on how to be an effective and supportive board

Read the article

How trustees can support their charity leaders

What to do now to guide your executive team

Watch the videos

Writing your charity mission statement

How to do it well and create a sense of direction and inclusion

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Further resources Beyond the hub 

Here are some useful external resources on governance and leadership that you may wish to explore: 

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