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Strategic Positioning in Voluntary and Charitable Organizations (Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and

first_img  20 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 19 May 2009 | News Tagged with: Managementcenter_img Strategic Positioning in Voluntary and Charitable Organizations (Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

National Awards 2010 shortlist announced

first_img Howard Lake | 13 April 2010 | News National Awards 2010 shortlist announced AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Awards Institute of Fundraising The Institute of Fundraising has published the shortlisted nominations for the National Awards 2010 which it describes as “the only awards created by fundraisers for fundraisers”.This was a record year for the number of entries, and the National Awards event in London on 5 July will also be the largest in terms of audience to date.Senior fundraisers and sector experts, including UK Fundraising’s Howard Lake, judged this year’s record number of entries. The winners will be announced at a gala dinner held on 5 July, the first night of the Institute’s three-day National Convention.UK Fundraising is again sponsoring the Gill Astarita Fundraiser of the Year award. The shortlist for this award is Kirsty Ashton, Sara Bannerman, and Sally Eastcott.www.nationalawards.org.uk/shortlisted.php About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  24 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

Vodafone gives 500 more people chance to work for local charities

first_img  40 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Vodafone gives 500 more people chance to work for local charities The Vodafone Foundation is offering 500 people in the UK the chance to work for a charity of their choice for two months and get paid for it. The Vodafone World of Difference programme is open to anyone over 18 in the UK “who has the enthusiasm, drive and commitment to donate themselves to a charity”.Placements run for two months and the Vodafone Foundation will pay each selected applicant’s chosen charity a total of £2,500 with winners getting the balance when all tax and National Insurance has been paid. Charities will also receive £250 towards expenses associated with the winner.This year’s campaign was launched today by TV presenter and self-confidence champion Gok Wan. “I’m all about confidence and feeling good about yourself”, he said. “That’s why this programme fits so well with my personal ethos. Nothing makes you feel better than getting involved in your community”.To apply, people should first get in touch with their chosen charity to find out what they can do, and then apply online.Applicants who want to take part but don’t have a particular charity to support can search for charities looking for World of Difference placements in their local area using the charity matchmaker tool on the site.Charities interested in placing World of Difference applicants can find out how to get listed there too.Entries close on 23 November 2010 and placements start in March 2011.The Vodafone Foundation has invested over £150 million in projects since its creation in 2002, concentrating on disaster relief and preparedness, the World of Difference programme, through projects which use mobile technology for the benefit of all and specific projects across Vodafone’s 27 local Foundations worldwide.www.vodafone.co.uk/worldofdifference Tagged with: Celebrity Community fundraising corporate Volunteering Howard Lake | 11 October 2010 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

Government launches anti-cuts fund

first_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 1 April 2011 | News  12 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Government launches anti-cuts fundcenter_img Advertisement Crestfallen by the less than enthusiastic reception to their budget announcements with respect to Gift Aid, the Government has relented on voluntary sector cuts and created an emergency fund to guarantee funding for the next 10 years to organisations facing closure.£4.5 billion will be available in England and if applicants meet the deadline they will be promised support.For information e-mail [email protected] closing date is midnight on 1 April 2011. Tagged with: Fundinglast_img read more

Sainsbury’s runs second Million Meals Appeal with FareShare

first_imgParticipants will then receive a thank you card that incorporates a link to an online video on the Fareshare website to see where their donation goes.On Sainsbury’s website customers will be able to make a £1 donation to FareShare at the checkout until the 9 October. FareShare says that each £1 will provide four square meals to organisations including homeless shelters and breakfast clubs for vulnerable children.INITIALS Marketing has developed and implemented all the campaign creative across instore and digital platforms.The first 1 Million Meal Appeal campaign in 2011 became the UK’s largest public food drive and won the Best Single Project Award at the 2012 Business Charity Awards. This year the campaign is called the Million Meal Appeal. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Supermarket Sainsbury’s is running its second annual Million Meal Appeal this weekend in partnership with FareShare. It aims to persuade shoppers to donate over one million meals over the two days to feed some of the most vulnerable people in society.The in-store event will invite the supermarket’s shoppers to buy and donate shopping list staples, such as tinned food, tea, instant coffee, pasta sauce, dried pasta and rice.In addition to helping collect and distribute the food, Sainsbury’s will match the meals donated by customers. Advertisement Howard Lake | 3 October 2012 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.center_img Tagged with: corporate Donated goods Events  67 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Sainsbury’s runs second Million Meals Appeal with FareSharelast_img read more

Survey looks at how hospices use social media and smart technologies

first_img Howard Lake | 9 October 2013 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  22 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Not-for-profit sector technology specialists Access Group are investigating how hospices use social media and smart technologies. They are inviting hospice fundraisers and communications staff to complete a survey.Following their presentation at the Help The Hospices Care Conference this month, the results will be published on UK Fundraising.Access Group last ran a survey of hospices’ use of social media in 2011 so the findings will demonstrate the breadth and pace of change since then. Those taking part will also be able to use the findings to benchmark their progress in using these tools.Access Group will donate £5 for each completed survey up to a maximum of £250. This sum will then be donated to one of the hospices whose staff have completed the questionnaire, drawn at random. The survey is open now. Survey looks at how hospices use social media and smart technologies Photo: MkH Marketing on Flickr.com About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Watch the Fundraising Update event live

first_img Today NCVO is hosting an event that will provide an update on developments in the fundraising self-regulatory framework following the acceptance by the Government of the Etherington Committee’s proposals.The event is free to attend but, to ensure as wide an audience as possible can attend, it is also being livestreamed. You can watch it here from 11am. If you missed it, the recording will be available below. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: ethics Law / policy NCVO regulation Howard Lake | 4 December 2015 | News  36 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Watch the Fundraising Update event live About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Peter Rabbit makes his Royal Mint debut

first_img The Royal Mint has launched a limited edition 2016 commemorative 50p coin featuring Peter Rabbit.The coin is part of a series being launched across the year to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter. The first Beatrix Potter coin was revealed at the turn of the year, and following last month’s Peter Rabbit 50p, a further three coins finished in full colour will be released in 2016.Peter Rabbit is the first children’s literary character to appear on a coin. The special edition coloured Peter Rabbit coin launched in February with uncoloured versions of the coins to appear in change later this year.Each coin’s obverse side bears the fifth definitive portrait of The Queen by Royal Mint Engraver Jody Clark, which was first introduced to UK coinage in 2015.The design has been created by Royal Mint Engraver Emma Noble and endorsed by Frederick Warne & Co.  114 total views,  3 views today About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. Peter Rabbit makes his Royal Mint debut Melanie May | 4 March 2016 | News Tagged with: Royal Mintcenter_img  115 total views,  4 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis6 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis6 Advertisementlast_img read more

Blue Cross uses dogs for mobile contactless fundraising

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis293 Blue Cross uses dogs for mobile contactless fundraising Animal charity Blue Cross has started to fundraise using dogs that wear coats that handle contactless donations from mobile phones.The first dogs to join the Tap Dogs team are Smudge the golden Labrador; Maverick the border collie; Cherry the lurcher, Ralph the old English sheepdog cross and Rosie the chocolate Labrador. They are helping to fundraise at the charity’s public events across the country. Their contactless devices accept donations of £2.A Blue Cross staff member said:“Using a dog coat, we’ve sewn a pocket into it that holds the contactless payment device. Each time we tap the donation device it gives a £2 payment to Blue Cross”.The dogs have worn coats before and the device only makes a small bleep so the charity is confident that the activity will not distress the dogs.The staff member added: Advertisement “We really like the idea of our events dogs that are lucky and loved in their homes to help dogs and other pets that are less fortunate. So hopefully members of the public will come along and pat our dogs and tap to make a donation to Blue Cross”.All of the Tap Dogs are behaviour-assessed Blue Cross event dogs, owned by volunteers. They regularly visit events and schools to raise awareness of many different aspects of pet welfare but they have never before had the chance to play such a direct role in helping the charity raise funds.Blue Cross claims that its Tap Dogs are “the world’s first canine fundraisers”.Smudge at work for Blue Cross – pet and tap to donate £2.The technology used to take contactless payment is PayPal Here. The device can only be activated by the volunteers and will only work when the chosen payment card is pressed up against the card reader; chip and pin, and swipe options are available, and volunteers can also provide receipts and issue refunds if required.  395 total views,  4 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis293 Howard Lake | 19 May 2016 | News Tagged with: animals contactless mobile https://www.instagram.com/p/BFjdi-7B8en/  394 total views,  3 views today About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

ICAP announces 10 December for 27th annual global Charity Day

first_img ICAP, part of TP ICAP group, will hold its 27th annual global Charity Day will be held on Tuesday 10 December this year.Each year, ICAP Charity Day raises money for charities across the globe, with 100% of the revenues and commissions generated on one day donated to a variety of causes. Last year 120 different charitable organisations benefitted.In the UK, 26 charitable organisations are set to benefit this year. They will be joined by their celebrity patrons and ambassadors at ICAP’s offices in London, where they will help brokers close deals and boost broking volumes with clients, both on the telephone and through the company’s electronic platforms.David Walliams, on behalf of the charity Into Film; Gareth Southgate OBE and Geri Horner on behalf of The Prince’s Trust; Claudia Winkleman representing The Katie Piper Foundation, together with Harry Redknapp and Ray Winstone on behalf of Prostate Cancer UK and Anna Friel representing Space for Giants are among the celebrity ambassadors who will be participating in this year’s ICAP Charity Day in London.ICAP’s Charity Day has raised almost £145 million for more than 2,400 charities around the world since it was launched in 1993. In 2018 alone, £4.5 million was raised by ICAP’s 27 global offices.Nicolas Breteau, Group Chief Executive Officer, TP ICAP, said:“At this year’s ICAP Charity Day, we are looking forward to supporting charities with the main focus on social mobility as part of our overall company CSR strategy, ‘A Voice for All,’ giving people a chance in life whatever their background or circumstances.“I am delighted we are supporting charities with an emphasis on education and training; assisting disadvantaged children and families; health and disability; and also with charities involved with the environment and animal welfare, another important area which we are pleased to support. I hope that the funds we raise will create significant opportunities for each of these amazing causes.” ICAP announces 10 December for 27th annual global Charity Day Main image: Chiwetel Ejiofor with ICAP’s hybrid voice and electronic broking teams in its London office on the 2018 ICAP Charity Day. Advertisement About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. Melanie May | 4 December 2019 | Newscenter_img  132 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2 Tagged with: fundraising eventslast_img read more