Large Charities' Conference

Tuesday 17 September 2024

Rathbone Investment Management
8 Finsbury Circus
London EC2M 7AZ

In-person event

Join us for this year’s Large Charities Conference. This event could provide you with four hours of CPD, and is dedicated to sharing best practices, exploring innovative strategies and receiving actionable insights.

Why should I attend?

The day will feature a range of talks, group sessions and networking, letting you learn from and share with sector experts and your peers, all within the context of helping large charities to thrive.

See the full programme below, but topics for the day include:

  • Effective impact measuring and reporting
  • Staff retention, workload management and combating burnout
  • Leveraging technology to enhance productivity

When and where?

  • Tuesday 17 September
  • 09:00-14:00
  • Rathbone Investment Management, 8 Finsbury Circus, London, EC2M 7AZ

How do I book?

Book below. You'll receive updated event information approximatly one week prior to the event date.


Who should attend?

This event would be valuable for finance directors, finance managers, CEOs and Trustees of large charities.


About CFG events and membership

Becoming a CFG member gives you access to exclusive benefits including event discounts, so find out more about CFG Membership before you book. Association of Independent Museums members can register for free CFG membership through our partnership.

CFG events, training and members' meetings can count towards your continuous professional development (CPD), and this event could provide you with four hours of CPD. For more details contact your association or email

09:00 – 09:30

Registration and breakfast

09:30 – 09:35

Chair’s welcome and introduction

09:35 – 10:20

Session 1 - Measuring impact and reporting

The quality of financial reporting is essential in the charity sector, where the support of both funders and donors is dependent on the clear communication of impact. Gathering meaningful data and ability to tell a story can make a huge difference for charities finances. With shifting reporting needs and funder requirements this task has never been more difficult. This session will discuss best approaches to impact reporting and measurement.

10:20 – 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:15

Session 2 – Sustaining Impact: Retention, Workload Management, and Combating Burnout

In the demanding environment of the charity sector, staff retention, effective workload management, and preventing burnout are critical challenges that can significantly impact an organisation’s ability to fulfil its mission. This session will provide comprehensive insights and practical strategies for creating a sustainable and supportive work culture. Attendees will learn how to implement robust retention practices, balance workloads, and develop mental health initiatives to ensure staff well-being. Join us to explore actionable solutions and share best practices aimed at fostering a resilient and motivated workforce, essential for driving long-term success and social impact in the charitable landscape.

11:15 – 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:15

Session 3 – Embracing AI: Boosting Productivity and Building a Digital-First Charity

Discover how artificial intelligence can revolutionise productivity and transform your charity into a digital-first organisation. This session will delve into practical steps for integrating AI technologies to streamline operations, enhance donor engagement, and optimise resource allocation. Learn from real-world examples and expert insights on leveraging AI to maximise social impact and drive innovation in the UK charity sector.

12:15 – 12:30

Chair’s summary and move to lunch

12:30 - 14:00

Networking Lunch

Charities - Members - Early Bird Rate£85.00
Charities - Non-members£183.00