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Thursday, 3 April 2014

Charity Links 3/4/14





Charity Partnerships


BARB scoops 'charity of the year' at Sedgemoor Business Awards
               
Fast Forward in the Daily Record with charity partner Project Scotland
For more information, please click on the following link: http://fastforwardorg.wordpress.com/2014/03/24/fast-forward-volunteer-daily-record/
               
Essex Business Excellence Awards - charity won two awards last year

Coolabi: Purple Ronnie teams with the Teenage Cancer Trust

Vote now for Horse & Hound’s charity of the year
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.horseandhound.co.uk/news/vote-hhs-charity-year/

River Cottage and St Petrock's launch partnership to feed homeless

NEW partnership formed between Swindon Council & national charity 4Children
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/11108476.Charity_set_to_run_children_s_centres/

Bradford & Leeds law firm Gordons selects children’s charity The Friends of Alfie Martin for their 2014 corporate fundraising

Carer Support Wiltshire among first charities given grants via Charity partnership with Carers Trust & Co-op
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.salisburyjournal.co.uk/news/11118528.Grant_for_Carer_Support/

Matchbook Community gives back through partnership with Right To Play charity

Poundland exceed £1million fundraising target for Macmillan Cancer Support

Vote Now: Exmoor Pony Centre for Charity of the Year

Marie Curie was voted for by Oldrids & Downtown employees to be the company's charity of the year

Deeva embrace yellow fever with charity fundraiser

Gainsborough: Marshall Yard choose Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance as its chosen charity

Northants Cricket announce partnership with Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance

Care home group backs stroke charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.larnetimes.co.uk/news/local-news/care-home-group-backs-stroke-charity-1-5967387

Since 2011, Recruiter annually designates a Charity of the Year to support. This year, they want their readers to help choose the charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.recruiter.co.uk/news/2014/04/vote-for-recruiters-2014-charity-of-the-year/

Music charity Nordoff Robbins combines with SSE Hydro arena & singer Paolo Nutini in charity partnership

North East firms' massive boost for charity in countdown to Responsible Business Week

BTCC's Dave Newsham joins with Hyndburn charity in driver safety message


Fundraising


UK Giving survey suggests recovery in giving with donations up by £800 million

Safer giving campaign to protect genuine charity street collections in London

In a brave new world of fundraising, more charities accept virtual currencies.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.startribune.com/local/253292061.html

Dublin Airport launches new charity initiative to encourage users of its short-term car park to donate percentage of their fee to charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.herald.ie/news/airport-charity-drive-30123931.html

Yorkshire Building Society's Huddersfield branches help raise £350000 for the RNLI

Leading pub industry figures raise £14k for blood cancer charity at Publican Awards 2014

Sir Bobby Robson's charity raises more than £7 million

Welwyn Hatfield's Macmillan Cancer Support fundraising committee is celebrating a record-breaking year

Art sales raise £26500 for festival charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.henleystandard.co.uk/news/news.php?id=1435197

Triathlon Pink sets whopping £1m fundraising target

#nomakeupselfie raises £8million for cancer charity in less than a week
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/health/nomakeupselfie-raises-8m-cancer-research-6873589

Fiona Cunningham, 18, is the brains behind #nomakeupselfie

Charity Starts on Facebook… or does it?
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.fortitudemagazine.co.uk/industry/politics/charity-no-make-up-selfie/17328/

Charity and Philanthropy For Dummies published next month
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.fundraising.co.uk/2014/03/26/charity-philanthropy-dummies-published-next-month/

5 tips for your next charity gala event from the JustGiving blog
For more information, please click on the following link: http://blog.justgiving.com/guest-blog-five-tips-for-your-next-charity-gala-event/

Ian McKellen And Patrick Stewart Sell Souvenir Shirts for Charity

Tresaith based www.Carrentals.co.uk MD completes charity challenge and raises over £1,140 for Ski 4 Cancer charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.tivysideadvertiser.co.uk/news/11107637.Tresaith_MD_completes_charity_challenge/

Firefighters to wash cars for charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.northwichguardian.co.uk/news/11100665.Firefighters_to_wash_cars_for_charity/

Miss England hopeful goes the distance in charity swim

London Metro gives free coverage for one fundraiser each day

Pixie helps raise a Lott of money for Jewish Care's Hendon-based Holocaust Survivors' Centre

No charity walk this year says Bexhill Rotary

11 Jersey charities to benefit from this year's Collas Crill Island Walk

Hagley golfers chip in to help children's charity

Duchess of York and Princess Eugenie attend charity event in New York

No toys for me: caring 7 year-old asks for donations to cancer charity for her birthday

Claire raising funds for Support Dogs as it's one of 3 charities supported by her employer, Mercury Taxis
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/claire-steps-up-with-race-target-1-6536234

Almondbury students in Huddersfield go the extra mile for charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/local-news/almondbury-students-go-extra-mile-6903549

Entries open for Brindleyplace Dragonboat Festival 2014

The Lobster Charity Ball, which takes place at Hardwick Hall Hotel on 2nd May, will raise funds for Daisy Chain

Charity night raises more than £10000 for a special needs Newcastle nursery

Barclays Gala event raises more than £3000 for charity

Charities announced for 2014 Skipton Swimarathon

Tense tie-breaker settles KM Big Charity Quiz 2014
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.kentonline.co.uk/kent/news/tense-tie-breaker-settles-km-big-15064/

Towcester Charity Tea Dance A Great Success

Lancaster Golf club raises £9600 for air ambulance

Cumberwell Park Golf Club captain Martin Cooper is hoping a year of fundraising

New joke book launhed to help raise money for Alzheimer's charity

Milton Keynes schools invited to support charity

Enchanted evening awaits for charity fundraisers as Great North Air Ambulance Service set to benefit

Northampton Hope Centre raises over £20000 at Althorp House fundraiser

Darlington tattoo parlour The Mad Tatter raises money for Cancer Research UK
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/11115089.The_Mad_Tatter_inks_for_charity/

Bradford charity success as centre's funding drive hits £100000 target

10 Best: charitable CSR beauty products


Charity News


The Guardian reports: Charity Commission: what's next?

The Charity Commission successfully defends appeal to Supreme Court

The Charity Commission announce what's to be expected in the new SORP

Cheshire Charity Care2Save.co.uk is Embraced Across UK

A WINSFORD shopping initiative is going UK wide as charities across the country embrace the scheme. Care2Save.co.uk

Charity Bank, based in Tonbridge High Street, hopes to attract £190mln in savings
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.kentonline.co.uk/kent-business/county-news/charity-bank-seeks-190m-in-15155/

Linklaters advises Charity Bank on ground-breaking investment by Big Society Capital

Charities to go to High Court to help decide how Dove Trust's lost cash will be repaid

Court will hear evidence from charities owed money by the Dove Trust

Charity Bank to get £14.5m investment from Big Society Capital

Newton and Standard Life Wealth lose charity heads

New base for Stourbridge charity Max Appeal

Charities and intermediaries 'disagree over gift aid reform'

2 Northampton hospice charities merge and launch lottery

Charity defends use of farmer to highlight climate change campaign

Prolific fund-raiser for cancer charity, from Lowestoft, is hailed as a 'local hero'

Newham charity Bonny Downs Community Association received a donation of £9,984 from the Santander Foundation

Telegraph reports: 'No make-up selfie' donations error: Thousands of pounds sent to wrong charity

New social enterprise fund to unlock 'potential' of neglected buildings

Charity hails 'biggest breakthrough' in patients' rights

2 branches of Headway charity merge to cover Suffolk

Dunbia launches first ever CSR report in partnership with Business in the Community
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.farminglife.com/news/dunbia-outlines-csr-commitments-1-5960208

US & Canada Fundraising is up across the board in 2013 says the Nonprofit Research Collaborative's Year-End
For more information, please click on the following link: http://associationsnow.com/2014/03/survey-charitable-giving-saw-strong-gains-2013/

Report shows Australian charity marketing spend doesn't match with media channels customers nominate as effective
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.probonoaustralia.com.au/news/2014/03/charity-marketing-out-sync-report

Once in a lifetime opportunity to ride ahead of the Tour de France

Charity volunteer celebrates 25 years at Galloway's
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.champnews.com/newsstory.aspx?story=3050405

Online safety campaign for children

Family charities win £10 million of Northamptonshire County Council contracts

Northfleet charity CEO waves goodbye after 26 years

Family support charity faces closure in year it celebrates 21st birthday

Cancer charity Daft as a Brush takes the honours in Wish 2013

Charity, Guide Dogs, is calling for UK wide ban on pavement parking to help protect safety of blind pedestrians

BEREAVEMENT counsellors at the Great Western Hospital are hoping to set up a countywide charity

Wallsend charity set up in memory of a man who died from asbestos-related cancer, has funded a specialist nurse to research cure

'A positive step forward': Staffordshire charity welcome proposed 'Cinderella Law'

Bath Therapist Joins Forces With Anxiety Charity
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.nowbath.co.uk/news/bath-therapist-joins-forces-with-anxiety-charity-55879/

Mayor of Kensington and Chelsea hits the streets in support of Trinity Hospice
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.kensingtonandchelseatoday.co.uk/news/local-news/dd114rbvby.html





Albion in the Community (AITC) is the charitable arm of Brighton & Hove Albion unveils new look
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.theargus.co.uk/news/11113081.Albion_charity_unveils_new_look/

Charity re-launch in Winchester unveils new name

Thornbury charity Hammer Out rebrands as Brain Tumour Support

JustGiving blog: 8 charity campaigns that maximised donations & widened reach
               
How charities are using social media: the success of the #nomakeupselfie
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.branded3.com/blogs/charities-using-social-media-success-nomakeupselfie/

Brand Index: Spontaneous campaigning works for Cancer Research





Backup Technology Helps U.K. Disability Charity Adopt Cloud Backup
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1821045

Humana partners with free smartphone app that simultaneously tracks activity and allows users to donate
For more information, please click on the following link: http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20140331-910481.html

Website pledges crackdown on charity game code exploit




Olympic & Commonwealth Games medalist Craig Heap becomes patron for charity the HME Support Group

Former Lord Mayor of London appointed President of Bank Workers Charity

Sheffield arts charity, Yorkshire Artspace, appoints Grant Thornton partner Paul Houghton as chairman
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/business/new-growth-for-cultural-sector-1-6521799

Police chief appeals for donations after being made charity patron



Lottery Funding

£10000 boost for Bradford homeless and street workers

Lottery Grant given to College to help service veterans
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/11112837.Grant_to_help_service_veterans/

Grimsby's Rock Foundation awarded £9k for online store

£50k Lottery funding is up for grabs in Northern Ireland NOW!

The Prince's Regeneration Trust awarded £200,000 Big Lottery Fund development grant.
               
The People's Millions is back
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.itv.com/news/tyne-tees/update/2014-03-27/the-peoples-millions-is-back/

Big Lottery award will help save Warham's historic reading room






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