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.

CFG latest

  • 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.
  • We have launched our Counter Fraud Pledge. Will you join us?  CFG Pledge


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.


VAT Conference 2017 - London FULLY BOOKED

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.

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.



21 June 2017

The Small Charities Guide to Preventing Fraud

Charity Finance Group (CFG) has launched a guide to help small charities counter fraud. The guide, The Small Charities Guide to Preventing Fraud looks at measures that charities can put into place to help them stop fraud.

19 June 2017

Record management in charities: a toolkit for improvement

Charity Finance Group and the British Academy Research Project Digitising the Mixed Economy of Welfare in Britain, based at UCL Institute of Education, have launched the Record management in charities: A toolkit for improvement. This toolkit was generously funded by the UCL Public Policy Engagement Grant.

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