KPMG underpins NetAid by building major e-commerce site

 23 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 Advertisement Professional services firm KPMG LLP has built “one of the largest Web sites ever” in support of NetAid, the major fundraising initiative to help end extreme poverty around the world.It was built in under 90 days, and is designed to handle 60 million hits an hour. Read the PR Newswire news release and read UK Fundraising’s coverage of NetAid. Tagged with: Digital KPMG underpins NetAid by building major e-commerce site Howard Lake | 16 August 1999 | 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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Charity Choice offers donated goods listing

first_imgCharity Choice offers donated goods listing Howard Lake | 10 June 2001 | News Charity Choice, “the encylopaedia of charities,” has launched Goodwill Gallery, a new service that allows the public and businesses to donate free goods and services to charities. Offers are listed for free.Charity Choice, “the encylopaedia of charities,” has launched Goodwill Gallery, a new service that allows the public and businesses to donate free goods and services to charities. Offers are listed for free.The site offers a simple listing in three categories – professional services, volunteering, and goods. The listings are not searchable by date or area, although each listing appears with a geographical description. Listings appear in chronological order, but there is no addition or expiry date for each item. Advertisement The idea for the gallery was originally conceived by Claudia Rios, Charity Choice editor: ‘I realised there was a real need for this type of notice board after receiving more and more e-mailed charitable offers from individuals and businesses around the UK,’ explained Claudia.Goodwill Gallery sends out e-mail notifications of new additions to all charities that are currently listed on Charity Choice. Other charities can ask to be added to the list.It has also contacted manufacturing companies and department stores asking them to donate goods online.Visit Goodwill Gallery. and read UK Fundraising’s examples of online fundraising through donated goods. 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  18 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

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US charities receive Enron cash

 12 total views,  2 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 | 28 January 2002 | News Charities are one of the few beneficiaries of the collapse of Texas-based energy company Enron.Charities are one of the few beneficiaries of the collapse of Texas-based energy company Enron. Some politicians are keen to return political contributions from the company by giving them to charity.Read Charities benefit from Enron cash by Jeff Zeleny at the Chicago Tribune. Advertisement US charities receive Enron cash 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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70% of chief executives see CSR as crucial business issue

first_img70% of chief executives see CSR as crucial business issue Corporate Social Responsibility is a crucial business issue for 70% of Chief Executives, according to a survey by The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).The survey confirmed that cause-related marketing continues to gain widespread approval as a way to provide mutual benefit for business and the wider community. The research findings were presented today as part of the launch of the latest Critical Marketing publication on cause-related marketing, a joint venture between Centrica and The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). Advertisement “Cause-related marketing is not about philanthropy or altruism,” says Sue Adkins, speaking at the event. “It’s about connecting for the benefit of the business and for others.”The CIM defines cause-related marketing as a “partnership between a company or brand and a charity or ’cause’ by which the charity benefits financially from the sale of specific products”.Adkins explained: “If price and quality are equal, customers would choose the product or service linked to cause-related marketing. CRM links brand affinity/equity with customer perception and loyalty.A number of key processes for the successful implementation of good programmes were presented at today’s launch, including effective planning, negotiating the partnership, reaching a formal agreement, and finally communicating the program in a way that is compelling, consistent and constant.It was also emphasised that all companies, large and small, could benefit from a responsible approach in the community. Adkins cited the example of Nambarrie Tea Company. “With a staff of just five, it created tremendous sales, awareness, and a high level of image tracking though association with Action,” she said.She added that the big five corporates, however, have yet to take a cause-related approach, but the race is on to be the first to get there because it makes such good business sense. “Any programme has got to make sense in the market place, and has to run through the whole business. If you’re going to do it, do it well”, concluded Adkins.  14 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 23 October 2002 | 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

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Giving Campaign to develop new planned giving products

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 3 April 2003 | News Contact Phillip Mind at The Giving Campaign. 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. Giving Campaign to develop new planned giving products The Giving Campaign has started work on developing concepts for new charity financial products.Campaign staff are working with a group of financial sector experts from leading companies in the industry, with backgrounds in product development, sales and marketing, and fund management to create product ideasover the next couple of months.Phillip Mind, on secondment to The GivingCampaign from HM Treasury, is co-ordinating the project. Advertisement  13 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

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UK Fundraising auctions domain names

first_imgUK Fundraising auctions domain names UK Fundraising is auctioning several domain names that we have registered and no longer require.The domain names now available are dotcharity.org, dotcharity.co.uk, and 404good.com.Bids can be made online using the auction2.net system. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis You can search for these and other domain names being auctioned. Other charity-related domains currently available, although not from UK Fundraising, include half2charity.co.uk, charitybeginsathome.co.uk, charitytelecom.co.uk, and a range of other domains being offered to charities at a relatively low price, such as think-smart.co.uk (£50), buy-buy.co.uk (£175), and 121.org.uk (£125). Howard Lake | 9 March 2004 | Newscenter_img  23 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Digital Individual giving 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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Faith-based community groups ask for fair treatment

first_imgFaith-based community groups ask for fair treatment AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The General Director of the Evangelical Alliance UK, the Rev Joel Edwards, has asked national and local government not to discriminate against faith-based community and voluntary groups “in the name of political correctness.”Speaking in Brixton this week, Rev Edwards said that Christian and faith-based community action projects were an integral part of the voluntary sector, yet they often “have difficulty obtaining finances through grants.”He appealed to statutory funders “don’t refuse our applications just because you don’t like what we believe. Judge us by what we do!” Advertisement Howard Lake | 27 June 2004 | Newscenter_img  15 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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Henry Smith Charity director on hospice funding

first_img Howard Lake | 8 March 2005 | News The director of the Henry Smith Charity told delegates at a recent workshop that the trust finds funding hospices ‘difficult’.Speaking at a recent Midas workshop, Richard Hopgood, director of major grant-maker the Henry Smith Charity, said that the trust finds funding hospices difficult for two reasons. First, there are many hospices, and secondly, it feels that hospices’ local communities should be the basis of hospice support. That said, the Henry Smith Charity does occasionally make grants to hospices, either where a hospice has special difficulty, such as a very poor area, or if it is engaged in a particularly innovative project. Advertisement The Henry Smith Charity gives away 10% of its budget to hospices and palliative care, resulting in donations of around £2 million a year. Mr Hopgood reported a substantially increased number of applications to the trust.His staff also manage Trusthouse Trust, a smaller trust with average grants of £3,000 and a top of £50,000. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Henry Smith Charity director on hospice fundingcenter_img Tagged with: Recruitment / people  40 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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Draft Major Donor Code of Practice published

first_img Tagged with: Major gift AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 17 July 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. The Institute of Fundraising has published the draft Code of Fundraising Practice for Major Donor Fundraising.This is the Institute’s first Major Donor Fundraising Code and it has been developed by a Working Party over the past year. Fundraisers can now add their views on the draft until 30 September 2005. The Working Party was chaired by Midé Akerewusi, Head of High Value Appeals at Scope, who has over nine years’ experience raising major gifts. Of the new ./guidance, he said “This Code deals with one of the most exciting and financially rewarding fundraising techniques in the voluntary sector. It will be a useful resource to all who want to build their awareness of issues which directly impact on successful major donor fundraising”. Advertisementcenter_img The Code defines major donor fundraising, addressing legal issues, prospect research, data protection, legacies and tax issues in major donor fundraising. It also covers the relationship between donor and fundraiser, the opportunities to expand those relationships, alongside major donor programmes, membership or friend schemes.The Major Donor Fundraising Code adds to the Institute’s existing suite of over 20 Codes of Fundraising Practice, published online or available in printed copy. The draft Code is published on the Institute’s website.  30 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Draft Major Donor Code of Practice publishedlast_img read more

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New £20 banknote issued

first_img  18 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis A new £20 note will be issued tomorrow by the Bank of England. The image of Sir Edward Elgar on the reverse will be replaced with that of Adam Smith, “one of the fathers of modern economics”. So, don’t be surprised if your collecting tins or shop tills contain a few of these from tomorrow onwards.The new note is the same size and predominately the same colour as the old-style £20 note but it contains enhanced security features.Both versions of the note will circulate in tandem while the old-style Elgar note is progressively withdrawn from circulation. As is usual practice, the Bank of England will then announce the date on which it will cease to be legal tender. As with all Bank of England notes, however, they can always be exchanged for their face value at the Bank in London.At the end of December 2005 there were around 1.2 billion (1,234,900,000) £20 banknotes in circulation, representing 55% of total notes by volume, 63% by value. 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. New £20 banknote issued Tagged with: Finance AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 12 March 2007 | Newslast_img read more

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