Giving Our All: Reflections of a Spend Out Charity

Established by its founders as a 'spend out' grant-maker, The Tubney Charitable Trust had a limited life and spent both its income and capital to achieve its objectives. The Trust closed its doors on 13 March 2012 having awarded nearly £65 million in grants over its 15 year life span.

Giving our all recounts the evolution of The Tubney Charitable Trust and the various challenges it faced over time. Against this background it explores issues of interest to all grant-makers: strategic planning, governance, campaigning, risk management, project management, partnerships and financial management. In addition, it should be of particular interest to grant-makers like Tubney who have committed to, or are contemplating, spending out.

Authors

The Tubney Charitable Trust

Publishers

Tubney Charitable Trust, The

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