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Funding Central
Funding Central provides unique access to thousands of grants, contracts and loan finance opportunities from local, national and international funding sources, all in one place.

To use Funding Central, you need to subscribe and the costs are:
– Free for organisations under £100,000 income
– £100+VAT organisations over £100,000 income
– £50+VAT for individual users

Funding Overview – This factsheet gives guidance on the whole process of fundraising – from deciding what you need funds for to making the application
Funding Sources – Gives an overview of the sources of funding available to voluntary and community groups
Making Applications – How to make an application for funding
‘3 what’s and a why’ towards developing a funding application – To help you submit strong applications for funding
Completing Funding Applications – This factsheet produced by Hartshorn and Ward explains what you need to think about when completing funding applications

Finance
Cashflow – This factsheet gives information about producing a cashflow forecast
Accounts and Book Keeping – Find out about the types of accounts you should be keeping
Focus Insolvency Group – Top five tips to help you stay on track with your finances
Charity Commission Guidance – Charities and Fundraising – To help charities and fundraisers work in a way that complies with legal requirements and good practice
Charity Commission Guidance – Trustees, trading and tax –  When and how charities may engage in trading
Charity Commission’s Internal Financial Controls Checklist for charities – To help charity trustees and their advisers evaluate the charity’s performance against the legal requirements and good practice recommendations set out in the Commission’s guidance on internal financial controls for charities
Developing budgets – Why it is important to develop a budget