Local Charities Day: 15 December

We want to be part of this celebration by giving charities free resources to help them achieve their goals. Read on to know more.

Local Charities Day 2017

Local Charities Day is an initiative by the Department for Media, Culture and Sport to highlight the amazing work of small charities across the country. Ranging from Governance to GDPR, we have a range of free resources to help small charities continue the amazing work they do everyday in communities across the UK.


Delivered by Kathy Roddy, this workshop from Fundraising Fair 2016 shows charities how they can motivate local communities to get behind their cause.

Top tips to help you

 Ten top tips to make the most of your time

As a small charity, time is precious. Juggling various deadlines, meetings and tasks can be tricky business. That’s why we have ten top tips to help you make the most of your precious time. Read more

Interaction_2196 steps to more powerful copy

How do you engage people with your charity’s mission when there is so much content to be read on the web? These steps will grab the attention of existing supporters and potential new audiences. Read more.


 Financial Governance (Free book)

When there are finance specialists on the board, a finance committee and a treasurer, why do all trustees have to engage in financial matters? The short answer is that they are required to. Download here

Social Media

Fundraising Fair speaker Matt Haworth shares some of the ways your charity can utilise social media to help boost your fundraising efforts.


 Paul Ticher’s GDPR guide

Paul Ticher is a well-known independent consultant. Specialising in Data Protection  he’s surmised the sweeping GDPR changes that will kick in next May, into a comprehensive easy-to-read guide. Read more

DSC’s work with small charities

In celebration of Local Charities Day the research team in Liverpool have been visiting charities that are doing extraordinary work to meet the impact of public sector/funding cuts and sharing their stories. By releasing one charity case study every month, we aim to create a network from which individual charities in Liverpool are given a platform in which they can voice issues, achievements, communicate any support that they need and more importantly, how much society would be bereft without them. – read the first case study here

Small Charities Coalition

SCC helps small charities access skills, tools and relevant information. Their membership is free and you can get discounts on our publications, training and funding websites. Find out more here.