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Thursday, 6 December 2012

Charity Links 6/12/12



New Charity Commission chair tells Acevo annual conference he thinks some charities have become dependent on the state.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.acevoannualconference.org.uk/
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.publicservice.co.uk/news_story.asp?id=21596

New ways to claim Gift Aid and Small Donations Scheme payments online.HMRC are launching the new service, called Charities Online, in 2013 to replace the current paper form method, in order to simplify and speed up the system.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/charities/online/index.htm

Halfords has over 12,000 colleagues and know that there's a lot that they can do to help those in need and over the last four years have supported Macmillan & cancer Research UK.
Halfords are now in the process of reviewing their approach to charitable support in the future and will update this site with more information as soon as they have confirmed their approach. If you believe that your charity has a relevance to Halfords, please register your interest to their Charity Committee.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.halfordscompany.com/corporate-responsibility/charity-partnerships
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.halfordscompany.com/contact/contact-details/charity-committee

Npower is looking to shift its marketing strategy away from sport sponsorship in favour of partnerships with charities to improve its brand perception.

Celtic Football Club and Celtic Charity are delighted to announce an extremely exciting partnership with Rod Stewart.
Recently, Rod has been working with Celtic Charity to select a Charity Single from his outstanding new Christmas Album, "Merry Christmas, Baby".
The proceeds from the sale of the single will be used to support young people with cancer and inner city community projects across the UK.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.celticfc.net/charity/

Private bank Coutts is supporting SeeAbility by entering its first-ever garden in the Chelsea Flower Show 2013 on behalf of the eye care charity.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.optometry.co.uk/news-and-features/news/?article=4096

Wagamama recently announced its partnership with the leading national youth charity, UK Youth, which will get started with the 'be different, be kind' campaign.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.marketingweek.co.uk/news/wagamama-in-first-charity-tie-up/4004976.article
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.publicservice.co.uk/news_story.asp?id=21596
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.brindleyplace.com/2012/11/wagamama-partners-with-uk-youth/

The Fragrance Shop announces their Rays of Sunshine Charity partnership. The partners aim to raise at least £100,000 in 12 months through a donation of 5p from every purchase of perfume, aftershave, beauty products and accessories.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thefragranceshop.co.uk/spray-a-little-happiness.aspx

A Sheffield charity for the homeless has been chosen by phone and broadband company Plusnet as its Charity of the Year. The company, which employs over 700 people in Sheffield, hopes to raise £10,00 for Roundabout, which provides shelter and support homeless young people.
Roundabout hopes to use the cash to boost its hostel renovation fund.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/cash-boost-for-city-charity-1-5171629

A CIRCUS is urging charities in Cheltenham to apply to become the beneficiary of its fundraising efforts. Circus Starr has many long-standing partnerships with charities across the UK and has raised over £850,000 in the past 10 years for local charities, with a particular emphasis on hospices, hospitals and children's charities.

Help the Hospices is looking for a Charity of the Year. A charity of the year partnership with us is ideal whether you have one or hundreds of sites and offices.

Once again, this year NPC (New Philanthropy Capital) worked closely with the Guardian and Observer on the Christmas 2012 Charity Appeal, helping us choose our list of eight inspirational and high-performing charities that work with disabled people.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2012/nov/30/npc-partners-christmas-charity-appeal-2012

This year's 2012 'X Factor' winner's single will be a charity single and Syco is donating 100% of its profits from the song to Together for Short Lives charity.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.list.co.uk/article/47158-x-factor-winners-song-to-be-charity-single/

According to Foresters, retirees donate the most to charity, giving 0.49% of their annual income.
Over 65s donate more to charity each year than other generations, and give twice that of under 30-year-olds.

UK-based charitable organisation Concern Universal has won the £150000 prize in the GAME ON business competition.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://news.yahoo.com/uk-charity-takes-150k-greentree-software-prize-040201235.html

Lottery Funding

Fife care leavers benefit from life changing funding from The Big Lottery Fund.

A total of eight communities across Wales are sharing in the £324,218 awarded from the Big Lottery Fund's (BIG) Village SOS scheme.

A village library in Charmouth, Dorset will soon be transformed into a vibrant community hub thanks to a £50,000 Big Lottery Fund award.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/news-and-events

Villagers in South Cambridgeshire are raising a glass and toasting the news that they have been awarded £46,450 from the Big Lottery Fund.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/news-and-events

THE newly refurbished Tiers Cross Community Hall will have brand new chairs, tables and interior fittings thanks to a lottery grant. Awards for All, part of the Big Lottery Fund, has provided £4,650 to purchase the new equipment.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.milfordmercury.co.uk/news/10085033.Community_hall_modernised/

Residents in Husthwaite, near Thirsk, are set to realise a long-standing ambition after the Big Lottery Fund (BLF) agreed to fund most of the cost of replacing its well-used, but rotten and damp, community centre.

Newmains Community Trust are delighted to have been awarded the Big Lottery Fund grant to build a new Community Hub, with a library and community cafe.

Epping-based befriending project City on a Hill lands £10000 Big Lottery Fund.

Shopmobility, which loans out scooters and wheelchairs to help less able-bodied shoppers access town centre stores, was awarded the grant from the Big Lottery Fund to meet the increasing demand for its services.

The Big Lottery Fund's Village SOS scheme has awarded business grants of more than £641,000 to 13 communities across Northern Ireland. Around £50,000 has been earmarked for each village to help people create social enterprises.

The Big Lottery Fund has awarded grants to both South Shields Community School and St Wilfrid's RC College. They were among 48 groups in the region who were helped by the Awards For All scheme, which gives handouts of up to £10,000 to projects.

Mayor Charity of the Year

This is a fantastic example of the generosity of Loughboroughs traders coming together to support the Mayors nominated charities that work tirelessly to support the local community. This year, the Mayor has selected two charities to support.

Mayor of Felixstowe Mike Deacon is hoping his two chosen charities for his year in office will receive a great Christmas boost.

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