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Bond Resources

Bond Training

Bond’s training programme in Fundraising and finance, with discounts for Bond members and small organisations, includes a one-day course on Project budgeting essentials.

Bond 'How to guide'

Fundraising from institutions

Bond's How to guide' on Fundraising from institutions now includes DFID’s Global Poverty Action Fund, an overview of EC funding instruments and BIG’s International Communities Programme.

Trusts, foundations and companies

This Bond guide includes tips on researching trusts and companies, the common questions asked by application forms and the four important audiences that NGOs fundraising from companies must be aware of.

Project budgeting

'Project budgeting' covers the most important questions for planning and monitoring a budget and includes a budgeting checklist.

Toolkits, Guides and Information Sheets

Charity Commission

The Charity Commission has a range of funding and finance related publications on their website, under the section 'Preparing your charity accounts'.

CIVICUS - Fundraising and Financial Management

The CIVICUS website has links to a range of resources and other websites with toolkits on a range of finance and fundraising related topics, such as proposal writing, major donor solicitation and financial management in emergencies. 

The Charity Finance Directors' Group (CFDG)

CFDG has produced a range of best practice publications in charity finance. 

CFDG have collaborated with Stamp Out Poverty to produce 'Better FX', a guide to improved foreign exchange practice in the UK charity sector. Better FX moves from the theoretical to the practical, by outlining steps charities can take to help make these savings.

Funding Central

There are hundreds of pages of support on Funding Central to help you make more of your funding, including 10 questions to ask yourself before applying and a Grants Application Checklist.

NCVO Funding and Finance resources

The NCVO website has lots of FAQs, handbooks and other resources on financial management.

Mango's Guide to Financial Management for NGOs

Mango's Guide - available online and on CD - provides practical advice and tools to everyone working with NGOs, to help them use their funds effectively to meet beneficiaries' needs.