Tools to adapt

As your charity enters the most challenging period in living memory, you'll need to quickly adapt.

From adopting new fundraising tactics to managing your key stakeholders digitally, there are ways to ensure your charity can carry on supporting its beneficiaries.

Tools to help charities adapt in a crisis

Videos and resources to help you adapt

Our experts share advice to help you adapt the way you manage your charity during and after the crisis.

How to collaborate with other charities

Collaborating with other charities

Michael Mapstone on why charities should consider working with others (5 min watch).

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Mark Sharman, Help & Care

Adapting through collaboration

We interview Mark Sharman, Chief Executive, Help & Care, on what the charity has learnt from the crisis (5min watch).

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Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust

Grantmaking during a crisis

Find out how the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust managed their operations during Covid-19 (5min watch).

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How can you prove your charity's impact?

The priorities of funders and donors are changing and charities must react (10min read).

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Collaborating with other charities

Five tips on collaboration

What you should keep in mind when considering working with other charities (5 min read).

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Covid-19: what it means for giving

Find out what donors are thinking and how this might impact your fundraising.

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How are charities adapting to the crisis?

How charities are adapting to Covid-19

Susan Pinkney shares our research into the ways charities are innovating (3 min watch).

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Is your organisation facing financial difficulties?

Law firm Bates Wells has launched a Crisis Decision Tool to help charities and other not-for-profit organisations consider potential options and find relevant sources of support.
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Make it easy for people to give, wherever they are

Digital fundraising has never been more important. Find out how our donation platform could help you reach donors during and after the crisis.
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What changes in giving behaviour are we seeing?

We're almost three months into lockdown. Find out what our latest research with donors is showing.
Charity Digital Code of Practice

Covid-19 Digital Checklist for Charity Leaders and Trustees

A new free tool to help charity boards and leaders with the decisions they need to make about digital during the crisis. Developed by The Charity Digital Code of Practice.
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COVID-19 advice from NCVO

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations have guidance and resources to support charities, voluntary organisations and volunteers during the covid-19 pandemic.

Make your money go further

Your charity needs good financial management to deliver your charitable aims and make your organisation more resilient. CAF's products and services help you manage your finances and expand your sources of income.

Thrive beyond the crisis...

Read our guides to help you become a well-run and resilient organisation. 

Ways charities can thrive and be resilient

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