11 Key Steps for Trustees, 1 Giant Leap for Your Charity – Month 1


Month 1 – Finding New Trustees

Welcome to 2018 and our new publication 11 Key Steps for Trustees, 1 Giant Leap for your charity. Recognising the work The Charity Commission are undertaking to upskill both trustees and increased standards and governance throughout the sector we have focused our 2018 publication on Trustees.

Month one starts at the very beginning, as it’s a very good place to start – we have looked at the recruitment of trustees. At planning meetings throughout the year one of our most frequently asked questions is, how do we find new trustees? The article looks at your current trustee make up, the skills required, the advertising process, setting expectations, skills audit and induction.

Board make up is such a crucial part to the success of organisations and yet it is an area that maybe doesn’t get enough focus. The article provides useful tips and pointers of how to really get under the skin of recruiting your new trustees. The UK provides a large pool of potential trustees, use these tips to help find your perfect fit – good luck!

To view the full report, please click here.