Guidance for charities experiencing financial difficulties

29 May 2020 Denise Copeland    Last updated: 2 Jun 2020

The Charity Commission has published guidance for charity trustees of smaller charities experiencing financial difficulties due to COVID-19 emergency.  

The Commission recognises that some charities are experiencing serious financial challenges and has produced guidance to help the trustees take some practical steps to manage their charity.  The guidance covers 

  • Assessing your charity’s current financial situation
  • Identifying when your charity is at risk of running out of funds
  • Developing a recovery plan
  • Charity trustee liability
  • What to do if your charity cannot continue to operate because of the impact of COVID-19

Please see the following link to the guidance CCNI guidance for charities experiencing financial difficulties 

Other relevant guidance 

Webinar recording on  Managing finances in difficult times 

Staying solvent and complying with legislation 

Charities and insolvency

Winding up and dissolving an organisation 

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by Denise Copeland

Governance and Charity Advice Manager

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