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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…

TWA Digitisation Grant 2022 – it’s back!

TWA are thrilled to announce the return of the TWA Digitisation Grant 2022. The grant window will open on 20 June 2022, making this the grant’s fifth year financially supporting …

Digital Heritage Hub launched to answer the sector’s digital questions

A Digital Heritage Hub has been launched to answer 100 of the heritage sector’s most pressing digital questions thanks to £435,300 funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund and the…

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…

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…

The Value of Valuations: Museum Buildings and Collections

How frequently do you evaluate your museum buildings and collections? It’s an important question, particularly as values have increased considerably in the last two years. AIM Associate S…

The Textile Society Museum Archive and Conservation Award

The Society offers awards of up to £5,000 for a textile related project within the museum, archive and conservation sector. The Museum, Archive and Conservation Award is designed to suppo…

Implementation of the Ivory Act

The Ivory Act 2018 (the “Act”) will come into force on 6 June 2022. From this date, the ivory ban will be in place, and it will be illegal to deal in ivory items unless they have a valid regist…

DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund launch new round of funding

£4 million of new funding will improve displays, protect collections and make exhibitions more accessible Fund has provided more than £48 million to over 400 projects over the past…

Is your museum prepared for a cyber attack?

There’s never a good time for a cyber-attack. With stretched resources and a heavy reliance on fundraising and volunteers, it can be particularly catastrophic for small charities. CFG̵…

Update from the cyber security centre

Following Russia’s further violation of Ukraine’s territorial integrity, the National Cyber Security Centre h…

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