Inspiring the development of a financially confident, dynamic, and trustworthy charity sector.

Why join?

Are you juggling the challenge of managing your charity’s finances and finding time for strategic thinking? Keen to access well-priced training for you and your staff? Need advice and support on best practice and regular updates on emerging regulation? CFG membership may be the solution for you.

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  • Not yet a member? 25% discount on fees for new members between 1 July and 30 September 2017. Find out more.
  • Join us at the Large Charities Conference 2017 where Prof. Martin Elliot from GOSH will share his experience of working across industries to show how you can use transferable skills from the unlikeliest of places.
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Latest policy updates

20/08/16 CFG responds to LGPS consultation
CFG has responded to the Department for Communities and Local Government’s (DCLG) consultation on draft changes to the Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations 2013 (SI/2356), and the Local Government Pension Scheme (Transitional Provisions, Savings and Amendment) Regulations 2014 (SI/525).

Economic Outlook Briefings

28/04/2016: Our April 2016 bulletin is now available.
It includes an analysis of the 2016 budget, as well as economic trends and trajectories, and what these mean for charities.


Large Charities Conference 2017

CFG's Large Charities Conference brings together senior finance professionals for an opportunity to stay informed on key topics, debate, exchange ideas and share best practice with their peers.

VAT Conference 2017 - Birmingham

CFG’s VAT Conference 2017 is a VAT deep-dive, with updates on VAT, tax, partial exemptions and recovery, fundraising and zero-rate activities, irrecoverable VAT and trading subsidiaries.



8 August 2017

Local infrastructure needs more support if it is going to meet needs of small charities, finds CFG report

As part of its Small Charities Programme, funded by Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Charity Finance Group has released a report on the state of small charity accountancy and support service providers such as community accountants and Councils for Voluntary Services.

28 July 2017

Charities could thrive with a ‘clean Brexit’ says major report

‘A Brexit that works for everyone’ by Charity Finance Group (CFG) – a charity that champions best practice in finance management in the voluntary sector – warns that there are significant risks associated with options other than a clean break with the EU that could undermine the operations of the charitable sector.

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