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Museum Profile – Foundling Museum

The Foundling Museum’s mission is to transform lives through creative action. We tell the story of the Foundling Hospital, which was established in 1739 by the philanthropist Thomas Coram…

The value of networks

“You know everyone!” my two children often say after I’ve been to an event, which of course isn’t true. Over the years, however, I’ve been fortunate to build a pool of people from various…

Understanding social investment

More and more arts organisations are turning towards a newer form of repayable finance – social investment – to support their projects. Seva Phillips, Head of Arts and Culture Finance a…

Understanding emotional connections to museums

During the pandemic we saw many passionate local people getting together to support and ‘save’ their local museums or similar cultural organisations. Our new research project asks ‘Ho…

A chance to network with CFG Members at Summer Gathering

CFG Summer Gathering Don’t miss the opportunity to meet and get to know more CFG members at CFG’s …

Honours Week 14 – 17 June

To celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee year, the Cabinet Office are running a week of honours related events which will take place virtually from the 14 – 17 June 2022. …

Check out CFG’s Charity Finance for Small Charity Guides

At CFG, we know that small charities deliver big for their communities and are the beating heart of the charity sector.  We also know the pressures you’re under to increase impact and do more, o…

Royal Seal of Approval for ATS

AIM Associate Supplier, ATS has been granted a Royal Warrant by Her Majesty The Queen in recognition of their supply of digital guide services.  Royal Warr…

Are you a finance professional in the arts sector looking to connect with peers online?

Connection and bringing charity financial professionals together are at the heart of the CFG community and our Special Interest Groups are  a brilliant way to come and join in the conversations.…

Museum Profile – Seven Stories

Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books, is a registered charity and accredited museum in Newcastle Upon Tyne dedicated to celebrating and protecting Brit…

Making the case – independents and levelling up

Valuable feedback from our Membership Insight Group supported AIM’s response to a recent DCMS Select Committee inquiry on Levelling Up. “I believe the real s…

What are the best practices when you choose your independent examiner to review your accounts?

Under charity law, charities are subjected to two different forms of external scrutiny -independent examination and audit. An independent examination can be a preferred alternative for smaller char…

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