Charities and Not for Profits

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Why HSBC for Charities and Not for Profits?


In-depth sector knowledge

Our sector specialists understand the unique challenges facing the charity and not-for-profit sectors. Alongside our local relationship directors, we use our in-depth sector knowledge, connections and global network to help you achieve your goals.

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Support for your ambitions

We provide access to finance and banking solutions and run events and webinars spanning a range of topics to support our customers. In collaboration with external organisations, we are continuously looking for ways to offer innovative solutions.


The right connections

We work with key charity sector bodies and professional services organisations to exchange knowledge and explore emerging issues. We are proud to be the headline sponsor of the Charity Finance Group’s Annual Conference in 2023 as we were in 2022.

Leo Jones

Leo Jones

Head of Charities and Not for Profits

Leo began working with the Charity sector in late 2016 having built a successful career across the retail, commercial and corporate parts of the HSBC business since joining the bank in 2002.

Leo initially supported the sector with areas such as governance, control and risk management in his role as Director of Risk for Charities, including regularly engaging with UK government, the Charity Commission for England & Wales and major charities. Leo was later appointed Head of the Sector for the UK Bank where he is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the business, working closely with relationship teams and specialists to help charitable customers achieve their ambitions in areas of growth, sustainability and furthering their purpose and impact.

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Charity insights

Modern Banking Guide

This guide for charities, voluntary organisations, faith and community groups aims to outline some of the ways modern banking can help you run your organisation safely and efficiently.

Keeping your Charity safe

As a trustee, your job is to act as the "custodian" of your charity - this means acting in the charity's best interests and managing it responsibly, a responsibility which is shared with your co-trustees. A key part of a trustees' job is to regularly review and assess the risks your charity faces. This helps you to manage these risks and ensure your charity continues to fulfil its goals. Risks can come in many forms. This guide will help you to manage the specific risk of financial crime.

How can charities build financial resilience in a challenging environment?

From falling donation levels to pressures on government funding, charities face a number of headwinds in 2023. Our Head of Charities, Leo Jones explores how investing in change today can help organisations stay ahead of the curve and be future-ready.

Information correct as of 15 March 2023

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