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QXL puts on an online fundraising spectacle

QXL puts on an online fundraising spectacle AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  16 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Advertisement QXL.com is hosting an online auction for BBC Children in Need. Fifteen celebrities from the worlds of music, sport and entertainment have designed and created specially customised glasses. QXL says: “The glasses are unique and feature the celebrities’ signatures.” Celebrities taking part include Chris Eubank, Donna Air, Jodie Kidd and Gabrielle.Visit QXL and see how any charity can raise funds with an online auction. Howard Lake | 30 November 2000 | 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. read more

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Senator Helms wants foreign aid to be handled by charities

Howard Lake | 12 January 2001 | News Advertisement Senator Helms wants foreign aid to be handled by charities US Senator Jesse Helms has called for foreign aid to be handled by charities, rather than the US government.Mr Helms’ comment appears to support President Bush’s approach of focusing on delivering social programmes through non-profits and faith-based groups in particular. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  13 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. read more

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Government minister visits Poptel

first_img  33 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 6 August 2002 | News Government minister visits Poptel Stephen Timms, the new Government Minister with briefs covering Social Enterprise, e-business and Corporate Social Responsibility has visited Poptel’s Manchester office in one of a series of visits for him to learn more about the practicalities involved in running social enterprises. Mr Timms thanked Poptel for contributing to the development of the Government’s recently-launched strategy to support co-operatives and other forms of social enterprise.Poptel believes that it is the only organisation that covers all three of Stephen Timms key briefs, e-Commerce, Social Enterprise and Corporate Social Responsibility. Advertisementcenter_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

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Newspapers and TV support Highland charity’s multi-venue auction

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Newspapers and TV support Highland charity’s multi-venue auction Around 150 lots are on offer including:The Neva Egg designed by Sarah Faberge for The St Petersburg Collection. Sarah is the great-grand-daughter of Carl Faberge, the famed designer to the Tsars of Russia.Dinosaur footprints from Skye, from Coelophysis, the first dinosaur found in ScotlandA walk-on part in TV detective series TaggartA week’s hind stalking on the Duke of Westminster’s Estate in the HighlandsThe Grand Auction has been organised with the assistance of a Steering Group of business leaders and in partnership with Grampian Television and Highland News.Martin Edwards, Fundraising & Finance Director of the Inverness-based Hospice, said: “We are aiming to raise £120,000 for the appeal from this unique event involving newspapers, TV, the internet and four venues.” Howard Lake | 10 October 2002 | News The Highland Hospice’s Grand Auction will take place first online and then at four venues, combining support from local TV, newspapers and online companies.The Highland Hospice’s Grand Auction will take place on 2 November starting online. Readers of Highland News group newspapers and visitors to www.Hi-lands.com will be able to bid for all the lots two weeks in advance. The north of Scotland business journal Executive Magazine will also carry details of the lots. The highest advance bids will then be carried forward to the day itself. Bidding for most lots will conclude at a public event in the afternoon linking bidders in three venues by telephone – in Inverness , Fort William and Thurso. In the evening bidding for a few high value lots will conclude at a special £50-a-head dinner and Highland ceilidh at the Newton Hotel in Nairn. Advertisement  19 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

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Scotland’s historic properties earn income for National Trust

first_img  21 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The National Trust for Scotland’s portfolio of historic properties is being promoted as venues for corporate and private events to generate income for the charity.Over 20 venues are featured in the charity’s brochure which has just been published. The Trust says that it can offer venues appropriate for elaborate banquets, product launches and champagne receptions and customers can choose from castles, palaces, mansion houses or gardens across the country.The Trust has events managers based at each venue, and they partner with event suppliers to provide entertainment, food and marquees. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Scotland’s historic properties earn income for National Trust Tagged with: Trading Howard Lake | 1 December 2004 | 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

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Young people to help decide on Lottery funding for youth projects

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  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 | 16 May 2005 | News Young people to help decide on Lottery funding for youth projects Young people will have direct input into decision making about who benefits from £40 million of lottery cash over the next two years, following a partnership between the Big Lottery Fund and Youthbank UK.Following a grant to Youthbank UK, young people will have a direct say on where the Lottery money is spent in their local areas by participating in decision making panels in addition to being part of the projects and bids.This particpatory approach is a key element of the Big Lottery’s Young People’s Fund. Advertisement Experienced grantmakers aged 13 to 25 years old have already been taking up places on nine English Regional panels formed by the Big Lottery Fund. These will meet every six weeks to allocate the money to local groups working with younger people.In each region these new decision making groups are made up of adults and young people who all have grantmaking expertise. The adults bring expertise from the voluntary and community sector, the youth work sector, the public sector and the Big Lottery Fund. Applications are made via the Big Lottery Fund offices and are assessed by grants officers before being taken to the panels who then work together to decide which organisations get funded.last_img read more

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I CAN to form partnership with NCB

first_imgI CAN to form partnership with NCB AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Children’s communication charity I CAN is forming a strategic partnership with National Children’s Bureau (NCB) and is moving its central office to adjacent premises.The two organisations will share services such as human resources, premises management, reception, mail handling and meeting rooms which I CAN says will increase efficiency and effectiveness. I CAN and NCB have complementary skills with I CAN concentrating on children’s communication and NCB on children’s policy development and advocacy. Chief executive if I CAN Virginia Beardshaw said: Collaborative working with other charities is part of I CAN’s strategic plan. Working with NCB will help I CAN realise its goal of keeping children at the centre of all that it does. Advertisement  19 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Giving/Philanthropy Howard Lake | 21 March 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.last_img read more

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Green charity bag launched

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: Ireland Howard Lake | 1 August 2007 | News Marks and Spencer stores in Northern Ireland are the first in the UK to begin charging their customers 5p for each plastic bag, with all proceeds going to charity. Marks and Spencer regard this scheme as a pilot which they will consider rolling out across the UK. The province’s 14 M&S stores are introducing the charge as part of a major ‘green’ pilot project. M&S has revealed that they have distributed over 500,000 free ‘Bags for Life’ to customers in Northern Ireland since they announced the bag trial. The scheme is part of the company’s massive £200m project to encourage customers to be more environmentally friendly. All money raised from sales of bags will be donated to charity, Groundwork Northern Ireland, and used for environmental regeneration projects in disadvantaged areas across Northern Ireland. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Green charity bag launched Neil Hyslop, M&S divisional director for NI, said: “Since we announced the trial, customers have been extremely supportive of our plans, which we hope will help us determine how we can change behaviour and break the habit of using too many carrier bags.”  22 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis read more

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Bankers Benevolent Fund to support National Autistic Society

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Bankers Benevolent Fund to support National Autistic Society Trevor Anderton, NAS Director of Fundraising, said: “We are positive that the scheme will be successful and hope that our partnership with the Bankers Benevolent Fund will encourage other organisations to support the NAS and help make a difference to the over half a million people in the UK with autism.” Howard Lake | 28 November 2007 | News  26 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The National Autistic Society (NAS) is working in partnership with the Bankers Benevolent Fund to help as many families as possible from the banking community who are affected by autism. The Fund will give up to £750,000 to the charity during the one-year ‘Investing in Brighter Futures’ programme.The Bankers Benevolent Fund is a charity for bank employees, past and present, and their dependants. Those bank employees and their families who live with the lifelong disability will be eligible to apply for an individualised package of NAS support services. Services such as the help! programme, will be offered based upon individual needs. In addition, every applicant family, successful or not, will be given Life Membership of the NAS. Marie Street, an employee with The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) and mother of a 16 year old son with autism, said: “I urge families in the banking community, living with autism who are thinking about applying to the Investing in Brighter Futures programme to do so. The right support can make an enormous difference to peoples’ lives.” Advertisement 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

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St Christopher’s engages online conversation to boost awareness of child homelessness

first_imgSt Christopher’s engages online conversation to boost awareness of child homelessness Howard Lake | 6 December 2007 | News Young people’s charity St Christopher’s Fellowship is set to release a series of animations online over the Christmas period, appealing for people to donate.The 180 Degree campaign will incorporate a number of short films, with youth-styled animation being designed to protect young people’s identities as they recount their real-life experiences as a looked after child.Chloe Strickland, Fundraising and Marketing Officer at St Christopher’s says, Each animation deals with very specific issues that young people can face, from running away from home, to problems with drugs or getting your life back on track. The animations as a whole touch upon a vast array of topics and issues, and for that reason, it was decided that online presented the best channel for reaching a large number of very specific target audience groups. Advertisement All animations for the St Christopher’s Fellowship 180 Degree campaign have been designed by Dirty UK and produced by Mix Tv.Donations can be made at www.stchris.org.uk. Tagged with: Digitalcenter_img  16 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 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

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