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Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Charity Links 2/10/13




Charity Partnerships



Macmillan Cancer Support's 20-year partnership with Nationwide Building Society has raised £6.5mln.

Médecins Sans Frontières UK reported a 9% fall in income last year.

Save the Children says its income from corporate partnerships will be £22.5m this year. The international children's charity attributes the growth to a new commercially focused strategy.

Nick Connolly of the youth homelessness charity Centrepoint tells a YouthNet panel that corporate partnerships are now a major income stream.

More businesses cite 'innovation' as a reason for charity partnerships, survey finds.
Manny Amadi of C&E Advisory, which has published the Corporate-NGO Partnerships Barometer 2013, says this shows the 'maturity' of partnerships



Wooden Spoon named as Official Charity Partner for RLWC2013

Charities vye for BBC Radio York support
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/10692476.Charities_in_the_running_for_cash_help/

Yorkshire egg producer partners with conservation charity

Kiddimoto celebrates 10 years by giving profits to Toy Trust charity

ME London is official hotel partner of The Brits

Coventry City announce new shirt sponsors: Medical charity the Grace Research Fund

Heathrow announces charity partnership with Oxfam
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.oxfam.org.uk/blogs/2013/09/heathrow-announces-charity-partnership-with-oxfam

SWINDON-based company Openwork recently held a community challenge to raise over £1,000 for Winston's Wish, the charity for bereaved children.

Simplyhealth provides charity donation to Leeds Mencap

Gosport charity fete hopes to support dog charity The Dog's Trust

Stockport College is proud to announce that for the next two years the Principal's Annual charity will be When You Wish upon a Star and Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://manchestergazette.co.uk/stockport-college-officially-announces-college-charities/

Staff from Morrisons in Walton played the match to raise money for Save The Children, which has been chosen as the store's charity of the year.

White Stuff, which has shops across the county, is holding its annual National Wear a Tea Cosy on Your Head Day

GamesAid names charity winners as donations hit record amount

GamesAid presents £260000 to charities at Eurogamer Expo
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.vg247.com/2013/09/27/gamesaid-presents-260000-to-charities-at-eurogamer-expo/

Urmston estate agents strikes winning partnership in aid of charity

This year Scotmid will be raising money for Prostate Cancer UK, its new charity of the year.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thenews.coop/article/scotmid-heart-communities

Cabinet Office concludes its charity of the year partnership with BHF
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.bhf.org.uk/default.aspx?page=16426
For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/cabinet-office

Variety is Drusillas Park's Charity of the Year for 2013. Children enjoy day out at Drusillas Park

Earlier in 2013 Hastings Direct chose Friary Gardeners,Hastings as its charity partner
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.bexhillobserver.net/news/local/hastings-direct-backs-charity-1-5534720

The Furness Building Society Charity Challenge
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.nwemail.co.uk/news/the-furness-building-society-charity-challenge-1.1087898

Blackacre Eggs joins Send a Cow initiative

Basepoint Gosport Business Centre is supporting Home-Start Gosport & Fareham as its nominated charity for 2013

Staff at business outsourcing services company arvato Bertlesmann have adopted Ykids as their charity of the year
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.champnews.com/newsstory.aspx?story=3043426

Hailo announces partnership with Rainbow Trust Children's Charity that will see a donation to them for every cab booked via its app.

Deadline looming for applications to be KM Charity of the Year. Deadline to enter is 12pm Monday 21/10/13
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.kentonline.co.uk/kentonline/news/charity-year-6631/
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.kmcharityteam.co.uk/tabid/220/Default.aspx

Charity is 'motoring,' thanks to Glasgow airport FlightPath Fund donation

Royal West Norfolk Golf Club raises £175000 for East Anglian Air Ambulance



Fundraising


Teesdale does the talking in charity calendar

Isle of Man Barclays employees go coast-to-coast for charity

Lichfield Freemasons' £40000 donation to charity

Matlock Golf Club annual Captain’s Charity Day another success for charities
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.derbyshiretimes.co.uk/sport/charity-day-is-a-great-success-1-6080806

London cabbies celebrate 20 years of charity trip - The Children's Magical Taxi Tour
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/childrens-magical-taxi-tour-takes-2288791

West Wales Rock 'n' Rollers have got into the charity mood again with several large donations to local & national charities.

Portsmouth Students' Union raises over £140000 for charity

Rowers hand over £30000 to charities
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.iwradio.co.uk/articles/2013-09-25-rowers-hand-over-30000-to-charities

Birmingham City All Stars heading to Rubery for charity match

Charity Challenge Weekend raises over £12500 for local causes

Lloyds reaches out to Isle of Man charities  
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.isleofman.com/News/details/58362/lloyds-reaches-out-to-island-charities

The 2nd annual Twyford Village Partnership Charity Family Fun Run aims to raise £4k for charity at this year's event
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.henleystandard.co.uk/news/news.php?id=1348688

JustTextGiving reaches 100K fundraisers
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.charitydigitalnews.co.uk/2013/09/20/justtextgiving-reaches-100k-fundraisers/



Charity News


Boris Johnson urges rich to back charitable causes
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2013/sep/24/boris-johnson-rich-charitable-causes

Alan Pardew's wife launches new cancer charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/alan-pardews-wife-launches-new-6080437

Charity shops and bookies 'dominating UK high streets' says esearch by PricewaterhouseCoopers

Prisoners Abroad charity appoints Curzon PR
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thedrum.com/news/2013/09/24/prisoners-abroad-charity-appoints-curzon-pr

Charity Commission endorses quality standards set by Mind and UKCF
For more information, please click on the following link: For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.charitycommission.gov.uk//news/charity-commission-endorses-quality-standards-set-by-mind-and-ukcf-250913/

Helplines Partnership provides online access to help services

Bidtech technology helps Ronald McDonald House Charities raise thousands

Charities face most hostile attitudes in ten years, warns Sir Stephen Bubb
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.acevo.org.uk/Press+News

Click below to visit Chief Executive of ACEVO Sir Stephen Bubb's blog
For more information, please click on the following link: http://bloggerbubb.blogspot.co.uk/

Digital Leaders Annual Conference 2013
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.charitydigitalnews.co.uk/2013/09/20/digital-leaders-annual-conference-2013/

Charity shop donors charged more than £100000 in parking fines in one year

Reigate charity shop celebrates taking £3 million as it moves into 30th year

The Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission requires that all registered charities complete the Annual Information Statement.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.acnc.gov.au/ACNC/Manage/AIS/ACNC/Report/2013AIS_intro.aspx?noleft=1

Caroline Mason to be new CEO at Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

UK charities increase social media following
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.corpcommsmagazine.co.uk/news/3174-uk-charities-increase-social-media-following

69% of Charities are Unsuccessful in Accessing Loans From High Street Banks

Two charity players top Evening Standard power list

Charity's counter-fraud boss accused of £60k Oxfam swindle

Tesco supports Diabetes UK in new £2m ad campaign

Hampshire charity hospices appoint a new chairman

Charity Commission launches class inquiry into charities in serious breach of reporting requirements

Licensed Trade Charity launches new helpline and website

Norfolk charities among 1,800 hit by CharityGiving suspension

The Institute of Fundraising writes open letter to Birmingham City Council to urge rethink over ban on 'chuggers'
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/local-news/charities-urge-rethink-over-ban-6101171

Gallery Partnership seminars to look at how technology can help charities

Shropshire charity launches for deaf people in Africa
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-shropshire-24315532

Norfolk charities encouraged to come up with fresh ideas to save funds

'Aid-match': Government offers extra £120m incentive for charity donors

Rate relief plan hits Tenovus charity shop expansion
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-24322842

DePaul University collaborating with UK charity to support policymakers & services for the homeless via new Institute for Global Homelessness
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.depauliaonline.com/news/news-briefs-9-30-13-1.3069290#.Uknd6VPs8_U

Charity uses cloud HR system to keep track of staff working in danger zones

Dyslexia charity hoping to 'empower people to meet their full potential'

Double Win for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust at 2013

Credit Action rebrands. Changes its name to The Money Charity.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.credittoday.co.uk/article/15975/online-news/credit-action-rebrands  

Jane Howson takes over autism charity Norsaca, which this year celebrates 45 yrs of supporting people with autism
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.nottinghampost.com/Charity-boss-mission/story-19852281-detail/story.html

Martin Fish is new director for North of England Horticultural Society
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/10705282.New_director_for_gardening_charity/

Double Win for Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust at 2013

GIV Mobile Announces Partnership With The Kids In Need Foundation

New Online Store to Give 10% of All Profits to Support Australian Literacy Charities
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.heraldonline.com/2013/09/30/5260933/new-online-store-to-give-10-of.html

Derbyshire Districts Citizens Advice Bureau seeks new trustees



Job Vacancies


Corporate Partnerships Fundraiser
For more information, please click on the following link: http://jobs.thirdsector.co.uk/job/359076/corporate-partnerships-fundraiser/

Senior Head – Corporate Partnerships
For more information, please click on the following link: http://jobs.thirdsector.co.uk/job/359011/senior-head-corporate-partnerships/

Partnership Executive
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.charityjob.co.uk/jobs/300305/Partnership-Executive-EuropeAid-focus

Corporate Account Manager
For more information, please click on the following link: http://jobs.thirdsector.co.uk/job/359180/corporate-account-manager/

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