With the recent reopening of schools across the UK, after a prolonged period of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, this guest blog by Martin Bisp, co-founder of Empire Fighting Chance, details how opportunities for charities working in schools have changed and what effect this is having on charities, and crucially, young people.Continue reading “Back to school for charities?”
This blog post by Matthew Mannix reflects on what we have learnt about good grant-making practice during the COVID-19 pandemic and how we can fund better going forward. It argues that many of the changes funders have made in response to the crisis should continue, but that there are some pre-crisis funding practices we should revert back to.Continue reading “Funding beyond Covid-19: Which new practices should funders keep and which old ones should they go back to?”
This blog post by Matthew Mannix explores how in utilising a business’ expertise and skills, corporate-charity partnerships can add huge value to an organisation’s mission, with funders playing an important role.Continue reading “What the private sector can offer the charity sector and how funders can help it to do more”
For World Mental Health Day, Carin looks back at the last year in mental health, highlighting the vital role charities have played in promoting awareness and delivering much-needed care in a difficult funding environment. While there are open promises of increased government funding towards mental health, there remains a need for private funding—now more than ever.
Tuesday 10th October marked World Mental Health Day. Read more about the Foundation’s focus in this increasingly critical area in the UK.