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Embed purpose in your company articles

Purposely is a digital tool to embed purpose in a company’s governing articles. And it’s free to use.

2018 Annual Report and Financial Statement

This is our Annual Report & Financial Statements for the year ending 31 March 2018.

2017 Annual Report and Financial Statement

This is our Annual Report & Financial Statements for the year ending 31 March 2017.

Covering your core costs in a shrinking market

No one enjoys paying for their organisation's core costs. Hopefully this guide will make dealing with them a little less onerous.

Liverpool City Region Impact Fund: Wave one update

The £2m pilot Liverpool City Region Impact Fund offers unsecured loans to charities and social enterprises in the Liverpool City Region. This report tells the story of the first wave of investments.

Business planning with impact

Behind every great project is an equally great plan. Make sure you read this guide before you start your next proposal.

Big Potential Breakthrough: Year 2 Evaluation

The year 2 evaluation of Big Potential Breakthrough looks at the second year of the investment readiness programme.

Big Potential Advanced: Year 1 Evaluation

The year 1 evaluation of Big Potential Advanced looks at the first year of the investment readiness programme.

How to recruit and develop trustees

This how-to guide examines trustee recruitment and development and how you can improve the impact of your organisation's leadership.

Catalysing Impact Deal Flow in East Africa

We contributed to this report by FSG that looks at the barriers preventing impact deal flow in East Africa and provides recommendations for donors seeking to sustainably build the market.


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