Charity resources

Our Charity Resources are designed to provide valuable insights and practical guidance on key areas such as governance and assurance, fundraising, and communications.

Whether you’re looking to strengthen your governance framework, enhance your fundraising efforts, or improve your communication strategies, our resources are here to support you as part of our charity consultancy support.

We are dedicated to empowering charities and not-for-profit organisations with the knowledge and tools they need to thrive.

Governance and Assurance

Strong governance is the foundation of any successful charity. Our resources on governance and assurance offer guidance on best practices and compliance to help you build a robust framework for your organisation. Topics include:

  • Board development: Insights on building an effective board, defining roles and responsibilities, and ensuring accountability.
  • Policy and procedures: Guidelines for developing and implementing policies that promote transparency and ethical conduct.
  • Risk management: Strategies for identifying, assessing, and mitigating risks to protect your organisation.
  • Compliance and reporting: Information on legal and regulatory requirements, and how to maintain compliance.

Charity fundraising resources

Effective fundraising is essential for sustaining your organisation’s mission and programmes. Our fundraising resources provide practical advice and innovative ideas to help you diversify your funding sources and engage donors. Topics include:

  • Fundraising strategies: Comprehensive guides on developing and implementing successful fundraising plans.
  • Donor engagement: Techniques for building and maintaining strong relationships with donors.
  • Campaign planning: Tips for planning and executing fundraising campaigns that resonate with your audience.
  • Grant writing: Advice on writing compelling grant proposals and identifying funding opportunities.
  • Fundraising compliance: Ensuring that you abide by the Code of Fundraising Practice and your legal requirements.

Charity communications resources

Clear and compelling communication is vital for engaging your audience and amplifying your message. Our communications resources offer best practices and creative strategies to help you effectively share your story stemming from our own charity communications services. Topics include:

  • Content creation: Tips for writing impactful content, from blog posts to annual reports. See also our charity content creation service if you need additional support.
  • Social media: Strategies for leveraging social media to build community and increase visibility.
  • Storytelling: Ideas and tips around how to engage your audiences through compelling human stories and insights.
  • Media relations: Guidance on securing media coverage and managing your public profile.
  • Internal communications: Best practices for fostering a strong organisational culture through effective internal communication.

Additional charity resources

In addition to our core areas of governance, fundraising, and communications, we also provide resources on a range of other topics to support your non-profit-organisation’s growth and impact:

  • Volunteer management: Strategies for recruiting, training, and retaining volunteers.
  • Programme and service development: Guidance on designing and implementing effective programs that align with your mission.
  • Impact measurement: Tools and techniques for measuring and communicating the impact of your work.
  • Technology and innovation: Insights on leveraging technology to streamline operations and enhance your services.

Empowering your mission

Sailfin Communications is committed to supporting the important work you do. Our Charity resources are designed to empower you with the knowledge and tools you need to lead with confidence, make informed decisions, and drive meaningful change.

  • Expert insights: Our resources are developed by experts with extensive experience in the charity sector.
  • Practical guidance: We provide actionable advice and step-by-step guides to help you implement best practices.
  • Comprehensive coverage: Our resources cover a wide range of topics to address the diverse needs of charities and not-for-profits.
  • Accessible and up-to-date: We ensure our resources are easy to access and regularly updated to reflect the latest trends and developments.

If you have any questions or need further assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are here to help you navigate the challenges and opportunities of the charity sector and to support your journey towards achieving your mission.