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AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  19 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Business and community connections Howard Lake | 17 February 2000 | News Business Community Connections (bcconnections) have launched the first stage of what they say will be a comprehensive Web site which will help and support the charity sector in the better running of their organisation.It will help market professional services to the charity sector and promote business involvement in charitable community causes.Bcconnections is a not-for-profit organisation and is currently applying for charitable status. Advertisement Visit bcconnections. 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

AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 14 February 2001 | News  16 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Advertisement The Guardian reports that mental health charities Sane and Mind are burying their differences as they join in a campaign for a Mental Health Act. The charities have disagreed on how people with mental illnesses should be treated. Read Sane and Mind – a relationship on the mend by Anna Fazackerley and Simon Parker at SocietyGuardian. Mental health charities bury differences 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

Howard Lake | 13 March 2001 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  14 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Advertisement Free Pint, the community of business professionals who use the Web for their research, is once again featuring charity resources in their excellent newsletter.Free Pint, the community of business professionals who use the Web for their research, is once again featuring charity resources in their excellent newsletter. The feature article, Putting your money where your mouse is – online charities, is written by John Wood, the Web Producer at Oxfam GB. 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. Free Pint covers online charities read more

first_img  12 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. National Schizophrenia Fellowship changes its name Howard Lake | 7 July 2002 | News Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The National Schizophrenia Fellowship (NSF) is changing is name to Rethink.The NSF’s new name is designed to reflect its broader role in mental health issues. It’s strapline, which accompanies a new logo, is “rethink severe mental illness.”last_img read more

first_img Tagged with: Digital Finance Giving/Philanthropy Howard Lake | 29 April 2004 | News Check your charity’s code for tax refund donations AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis To make sure that your charity can benefit from donated tax repayments from supporters, check that the Inland Revenue’s Web site lists your charity correctly.Millions of people are now receiving their annual Self Assessment tax forms. This year they are accompanied with information on how tax payers can choose to donate to charity any tax rebates they are owed.Tax payers wishing to do this need to look up the charity’s name and code on the Inland Revenue’s Web site, or ask the charity for it. Since many will go direct to the Inland Revenue’s site it makes sense for charities to check that they are listed accurately. VolResource newsletter reported that one charity’s information that it checked turned out to be incorrect. Advertisement  43 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

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis DEC Asian floods appeal income rises to £25 million Howard Lake | 30 December 2004 | News The BBC reports that the British public has donated £25 million to the Disasters Emergency Committee’s (DEC) Tsunami/Earthquake appeal since it was launched on 28 December.The most recent emergency appeal by the DEC raised £34 million for work in the Darfur region of Sudan, but that took several months to achieve. The rapid response to the current appeal suggests that it is likely to break previous DEC records for income raised for a single appeal.Many other fundraising activities are underway. The owners of The Daily Mail for instance will donate 5p from the cover price of each issue sold tomorrow: the money raised will be donated to charities working with children in the affected areas. Advertisement  28 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img The Guardian newspaper has broadened its Christmas charity appeal to allow readers to support directly the disaster recovery effort. One of its beneficiary charities this year is international aid and development agency Concern, which will channel donations raised for the disaster via the DEC. Online donations to this broadened appeal totalled £14,000 within a few hours, reports the newspaper.Everton Football Club has set up a relief fund for victims of the disaster because one of their main sponsors is Beer Thai 1991, the brewer of Chang Beer. Chief executive Keith Wyness told evertonfc. com: “The reason we are doing this is because we are the only Premiership club with a sponsor in that part of the world.” The club is encouraging other Premiership football clubs to join in the fundraising.Asian Radio station Sunrise Radio has also set up an appeal.The third Castle Lager/MTN test match between South Africa and England, which start on Sunday in Cape Town on Sunday, will also be turned into a fundraising event. Signed test playing shirts from the two teams will be raffled, the United Cricket Board and Cricket South Africa (Pty) Ltd will make a donation, and match sponsors MTN will donate all funds generated from the use of the CSA Cricket Hotline number. 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: Digital Giving/Philanthropy Research / statisticslast_img read more

first_img  31 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Finance Trading Howard Lake | 10 January 2005 | News Commercial foreign exchange service Currencies Direct has announced a special not-for-profit service to charities transferring money to projects in countries affected by the tsunami and earthquake.Currencies Direct has offered to carry out all foreign exchange during January for qualifying charities at cost, as well as waiving the usual transfer fee, regardless of the amount that is being sent. In this way, money donated in pounds sterling can be transferred to foreign currencies to pay for relief work and other supplies in the area without transaction fees eating into the total amount.In addition to their not-for-profit service for charities, Currencies Direct will also donate £5 to the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) for every transfer made by their customers in January 2005. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img Currencies Direct offers foreign exchange at cost to tsunami charities 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. Any charity wishing to send money to the region should contact Currencies Direct on 020 7813 0332.last_img read more

first_imgNew Fundraising Director at RNID Tagged with: Events Management Recruitment / people Howard Lake | 31 May 2005 | News  19 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 Lucinda Shaw has been appointed Director of Corporate Partnerships and Events at RNID.Lucinda previously worked at BLISS, the premature baby charity, where she has been Head of Fundraising for the past five years. She was responsible for developing a major partnership with Fairy Non-Bio which generated more than £100,000 as well as considerable press and TV advertising. Before this she worked for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees in Rome and Sense. 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

first_imgWeatherman takes to the sky for epilepsy charity Howard Lake | 6 July 2005 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis McCaskill is Vice President of NSE. He was joined on the flight by NSE’s Director of External Relations David Josephs who, with his son Dominic, is fronting the easyJet campaign which will help fund epilepsy research. Advertisement easyJet has already made a corporate donation of £50,000 to the epilepsy charity, and is looking to boost the total by making on board collections during July and August. Ian McCaskill joined an easyJet flight to Turin to raise money for the airline’s charity of the year, the National Society for Epilepsy (NSE). Tagged with: Celebrity corporate www.epilepsynse.org.uk 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.  31 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

first_img Howard Lake | 19 September 2006 | News Fundraising Ireland 2006, the first one-day conference for the fundraising community in Ireland from Back Page Books has sold out.The innovative event brings a full day of seminars taking delegates through the steps towards successful individual fundraising campaigns and includes a session by UK Fundraising’s Howard Lake on what works and what doesn’t online.Director of Back Page Books Penny Stephens said: We are absolutely thrilled that the response to the conference has been so great and it has shown that there is a need for such an event in the Republic of Ireland. Thanks to our principal sponsor, Fundraising Initiatives we have been able to keep the price at a level that means people from all sizes of organisation can attend. Advertisement We hope to be able to run a similar event next year and will be looking for the brightest and best presenters to contribute to an exciting programme.The event is being held at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin on Thursday 28 September. 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.  15 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img Tagged with: Events AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Fundraising Ireland 2006 sold outlast_img read more