Charity says “thanks, that’s enough for now”

first_img Howard Lake | 5 July 2002 | News  15 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis In a remarkably frank move, housing charity Botton Village has asked its donors to stop giving money as it now has enough.This commendable step, highly unusual in the charity sector, comes after a series of particularly successful appeals. The charity acknowledges that donors’ money could be better spent supporting other charities, in particular 10 related charities known together as the Camphill Village Family.Read Botton Village tells donors: ‘Don’t give us any more, we’ve enough’ at Professional Fundraising. Advertisement Charity says “thanks, that’s enough for now”center_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 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

Orange launches Community Futures awards of up to £5,000

first_imgApplications for the awards are now open. Orange launches Community Futures awards of up to £5,000 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Communications company Orange UK is launching its Community Futures awards programme to recognise the work of individuals or groups working at grass roots level in local communities.Awards will take the form of grants of £2,500 to £5,000 and will be made to people who are using communication “in its widest sense” to enable people with sensory disabilities to participate more fully in society.The awards are part of Orange’s new global corporate social responsibility strategy, which formalises Orange’s social and environmental commitments. Advertisement Howard Lake | 16 June 2003 | News  16 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 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

Rotary hold panel discussion on role of volunteers today

first_img Howard Lake | 12 April 2004 | News Tagged with: Volunteering The debate will take place at Bournemouth International Conference Centre. The role of volunteers in the 21st Century will be debated in “Question Time”-style panel discussion with 2,500 delegates at the annual Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland Conference on 24 April 2004.The panel will be chaired by Dame Stephanie Shirley and the guest panellists are Major Bill Cochrane, Secretary for Communications The Salvation Army; Stuart Etherington, Chief Executive National Council for Voluntary Organisations; David Varney, Chairman of Business in the Community and Chairman of mmO2 plc; and Mr Rodney Huggins, past President of Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland. Brian Stoyel, President of Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland, commented: “Rotarians in Great Britain and Ireland gave more than 14 million man hours in community service last year which is worth more than £160 million in commercial terms “ Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img Rotary hold panel discussion on role of volunteers today  22 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 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

Victim Support to launch nationwide charity shop chain

first_imgVictim Support to launch nationwide charity shop chain AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Trading  23 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Victim Support’s Head of Fundraising, Ken Madine, said: “Charity retail is doing well at the moment and we think Horsham is an ideal place to start our project.” The Victim Support shops will be established in clusters of seven, staffed by two managers and a team of around 30 volunteers.center_img Victim Support, the charity which helps people affected by crime, will this week open the first in a nationwide chain of charity shops.Victim Support’s first charity shop will open in Horsham in West Sussex on 4 March 2005, the first in a 20-strong network planned for the next five years. Shop manager, Karen Buckland-Bailey said: “Horsham is just the start of something much bigger. In the future, a chain of Victim Support shops will make a very significant contribution to funding our services. And a bonus is that a high street presence will remind people that we’re here in their town and ready to help them recover from their experiences of crime.” Advertisement Howard Lake | 2 March 2005 | 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.last_img read more

McManus to host world’s biggest charity golf event

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 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. McManus to host world’s biggest charity golf event Irish financier and philanthropist, JP McManus, is hosting the world’s most lucrative charity golf event on July 4th and 5th at Adare Manor in County Limerick. Held every five years, the last JP McManus Invitational Pro-Am raised ‚€20 million for local charities. This year the event, which will be attended once again by golfing superstars such as Tiger Woods, Stuart Appleby, Padraig Harrington and Mark O’Meara, culminates in what its organisers describe as the biggest private party ever thrown in Ireland.1,100 invitations have been issued to professional and amateur golfers, who include some of McManus’s closest friends in the financial world. Apart from a few charity teams that have raised ‚€10,000 to enter, 56 amateur teams are paying ‚€100,000 to play. Advertisement  23 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img McManus’s philosophy is to help those who help themselves, so even the charity teams who managed to raise smaller amounts can, via a qualifier, where individuals paid just ‚€20 to enter, have a chance of playing alongside Tiger Woods.The post golf party and auction is also an important part of the fundraising with a painting of McManus and his friends celebrating an Istabraq win going for ‚€1.4 last time. Most recent estimates put McManus’s personal wealth at ‚€730 million. Howard Lake | 25 June 2005 | News Tagged with: Events Ireland Recruitment / peoplelast_img read more

ActionAid Recycling launches latest Mobile Phone Amnesty

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. Tagged with: Trading ActionAid Recycling launches latest Mobile Phone Amnesty The Mobile Phone Amnesty was first established in 2005 as a means to increase awareness of the work ActionAid Recycling does and highlight the fact that some 15 million unwanted phones are discarded each year in the UK alone.ActionAid Recycling collects empty printer cartridges, unwanted mobile phones and PDA’s to be reused and recycled. ActionAid Recycling also sells new cartridges. ActionAid Recycling pays to ActionAid 10% of sales generated from donated ink and toner cartridges, PDA’s and mobile phones. In 2005 this equated to 75% of the business profits of ActionAid Recycling. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img ActionAid Recycling has launched its latest campaign to persuade people to donate their unwanted mobile phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs) to raise funds for its founder charity ActionAid. Every participant will be entered into a prize draw for each handset they send for recycling.Prizes on offer include a Fujitsu Siemens AMILO Pro laptop with Windows XP, A Solio charger, and an organic hamper.The Mobile Phone Amnesty runs throughout December 2006 and January 2007 and aims in particular to attract people who have been given a new handset for Christmas, leaving them with an older but still functioning model. Advertisement  29 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 21 November 2006 | Newslast_img read more

RNLI offers ‘Money can’t Buy’ auction on eBay

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The RNLI is to run an online auction of “rare and exciting prizes” on eBay from 15 – 25 June to raise funds for its “Train One Save Many” appeal.Prizes on offer include lunch with an RNLI lifesaver, a Honda Powerboat Experience day with Bond stunt girl Sarah Donohue, a skydive with the Red Devils, and a VIP training day at the RNLI’s HQ lifeboat college in Poole, including professional instruction.RNLI are repeating the auction idea following success last year when the event raised over £1,000 for the Celebrity SOS appeal. Advertisement Howard Lake | 29 May 2007 | 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. RNLI offers ‘Money can’t Buy’ auction on eBaycenter_img Tagged with: Digital Events  15 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The Train One, Save Many campaign was launched in 2004: it aims to raise £10 million to make sure its lifeboat crew can continue to save lives at sea as safely and effectively as possible.last_img read more

Big Gifts For Small Groups: A 1-hour Board Member’s Guide To Securing Gifts Of $500 To $5,000

first_imgBig Gifts For Small Groups: A 1-hour Board Member’s Guide To Securing Gifts Of $500 To $5,000  16 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 22 November 2007 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 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

Invisible Grantmakers 2012 published

first_img The fifteenth annual edition of Invisibile Grantmakers has been published this week. The resource for trust fundraisers and prospect researchers, published by Social Partnership Marketing LLP, lists 100 grantmaking trusts that “do not feature in the most widely used trust reference sources”. This year, the trusts have a combined annual income value of £40 million and annual grantmaking potential of around £19 million.Each annual edition is different, with no trust featured twice. Trusts’ entries in Invisible Grantmakers include an outline of their giving preferences, stated giving criteria, and references to past grants made. They also include the latest figures for income, assets and grants, together with the names of trustees and full contact details for the trust. Those trustees with a high net worth as individuals are indicated, as are those with trustee links to other charities.The directory is published in a limited edition of 500 copies, and costs £115.Meanwhile, there are copies of Invisible Grantmakers 2011 and The IG Compendium available at a discount price.Social Partnership Marketing also publish the Charity First Series of titles featuring expert fundraising advice by a range of sector specialists.www.socialpartnershipmarketing.co.uk/purchase-publications/ AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  27 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Invisible Grantmakers 2012 published Tagged with: Funding Howard Lake | 14 March 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.last_img read more

Round Table chooses Sparks for year-long partnership

first_imgRound Table chooses Sparks for year-long partnership 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. Howard Lake | 31 May 2012 | News Community service organisation Round Table Great Britain and Ireland has chosen children’s medical research charity Sparks as its charity of the year. It aims to raise £100,000 during that period through various activities include skydives, golf challenges and the London Marathon.Jason Thomson, National President of Round Table, said: “We’re really looking forward to what we can achieve within the partnership, as it is for such a worthwhile cause. Children’s medical research is desperately underfunded but there is some great work going on across the UK and Sparks funding is vital in helping this work continue.”Elvira Morrison, head of regional fundraising at Sparks, added: “Round Table’s… fundraising and awareness raising efforts will help us in our mission to help more babies be born healthy and stay healthy.”www.sparks.org.uk  24 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 Tagged with: charity of the year Community fundraising corporatelast_img read more