Six key funding trends

This month we have produced a pocket guide analysis of six of the most important funding drivers affecting the voluntary and community sector (VCS). These are:

  1. Increased expectation of trading and charging for services              
  2. Increasing complexity - contracts and loans                                                           
  3. Strategic and engaged grantmaking                                                  
  4. Stronger expectations of evidence                                                                
  5. The importance of cost and value                                                                 
  6. Competition for funds

This resource is the first in a series of introductory pocket guides commissioned by the Performance Hub; each one will focus on a different topic. The guides are aimed at small voluntary and community organisations (VCOs), but we hope that everyone will find these guides provide a useful analysis of the external environment.

  • Free download
  • If you would like to be informed about future issues of Future Focus please email us
  • For a slightly more in-depth look at the changes taking place in the VCS funding environment read this article From Funding to Finance
Last updated at 15:08 Mon 18/May/09.
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