Bond 'How to guide'
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.
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' covers the most important questions for planning and monitoring a budget and includes a budgeting checklist.
Toolkits, Guides and Information Sheets
The Charity Commission has a range of funding and finance related publications on their website, under the section 'Preparing your charity accounts'.
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.
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.
The NCVO website has lots of FAQs, handbooks and other resources on financial management.
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.