Actions to survive

Countless charities are experiencing funding and operational challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic. Here we provide actions, advice and guidance to help you survive the current crisis.

How charities can survive the crisis

Videos to help you survive

Our experts share advice to help manage your charity through the crisis.

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How will the coronavirus recession change giving?

How can the last financial crisis provide insight into the recession in 2020?

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How trustees can support their charity leaders

What trustees should be doing now

Neil Poynton looks at how trustees can support their leaders in a crisis (5 min watch).

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How to write a great grant application

Top tips for grant applications

Monica Brown shares her tips for writing a good grant application (5 min watch).

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Leading your charity through change

Leading your charity through change

Advice for trustees and charity leaders on managing your organisation through the crisis (5 min read).

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Fraud prevention and cyber security for charities

Protect your charity from fraud

Mark Sykes gives advice on how charities can prevent fraud and stay secure (5 min watch).

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Also take a look at

Covid-19 help for charities

Covid-19 help for charities

Visit our hub for the latest funding and resources to help your charity throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
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Surviving and recovering from Covid-19 for charities

We look at how charities can balance their current response to the crisis with longer-term recovery strategies. This webinar took place on 14 May 2020.
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Contingency planning advice from NCVO

What you need to do to prepare for the potential impacts of coronavirus on your charity's or voluntary organisation's operations and finances.
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Manage financial difficulties in your charity caused by coronavirus

Guidance from the government for trustees, especially at smaller charities, who may need help facing difficult situations or decisions.

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.

Move beyond survival...

Take a look at tools to help you adapt and strategies to help you thrive.

Tools to adapt 

Strategies to thrive 


Tools to help charities adapt in a crisis
Ways charities can thrive and be resilient

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