Cash, competitors and the Wild West

Dr Stephanie Hussels

Voluntary organisations focus on key factors in business planning masterclass

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How does skills-based volunteering affect leadership skills?

Cranfield Trust business volunteer Niraj Saraf

This is one of the questions that Niraj Saraf is seeking to answer through research with The Ashridge Centre for Business and Sustainability.  The research is seeking to uncover the motivations for volunteering and capture how volunteering enhances skills and abilities.

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Highly-skilled volunteers from the North West eat spaghetti

The Cranfield Trust & Manchester Business School Event in North West

At The Cranfield Trust’s first 25th anniversary event, Musicians without Borders, spoke of their passion to make the world a better place and how following a project with The Cranfield Trust, they have unravelled their ideas which were more tangled than a bowl of spaghetti!

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Cranfield Trust aims to support 10,000 charities

The Cranfield Trust aims to offer free management consultancy and advice to 10,000 voluntary organisations over the next five years.

“It’s a big ambition,” said Amanda Tincknell, Chief Executive, “but I believe that we’ll get the funding and support we need to make this possible. People with skills and money to give realise how hard it is for people without them. We’re counting on those who can help to give us their backing.”

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New Board Members

We are delighted to announce that two new Trustees have joined our Board, Gaynor Humphreys and Alison Cook.

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The Cranfield Trust Celebrates 25th Anniversary

25th Anniversary The Cranfield Trust

2014 marks 25 years since the foundation of The Cranfield Trust, in response to a challenge from HRH The Princess Royal to Cranfield University.  Challenged to put the skills learned at Cranfield to use to benefit the voluntary sector, a group of alumni set up the Trust.

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10 years of The Cranfield Trust MBA Scholarship for the Voluntary Sector

Every year, Cranfield School of Management offers two full fee scholarships on its prestigious MBA programme in the name of The Cranfield Trust.  Studying on the MBA is a great experience, broadening management skills and capabilities, and sharing learning with students from the public and private sectors.  

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