fundraising

Out-of-town Charity Fundraisers Criticised

The proprietor of the local ‘Friends of Animals’ shelter at Cullionbeg, Mullingar, has hit out at a Tipperary-based animal rescue centre for collecting funds in Mullingar town.

“We are stretched to the limit here as it is, and fundraising is difficult enough in the current climate."

Tips for Fundraising Post-Event Success

Okay, so you've just staged a successful fundraising event and you're very pleased with the number of people that attended and contributed to it.

Early Bird Rate for the Next Fundraising Ireland Event

There is still time to book the early bird rate for Fundraising Ireland's latest dynamic training event, Communicating Your Cause in Challenging Times, which will take place in Dublin on 27 July.

40,000 Pack Course at Charity Golf Event

More than 40,000 people gathered at Adare Manor Golf Resort in Limerick to see 12 of the top 15 golfers in the world compete at the fifth JP McManus Invitational Pro Am, along with film stars Micha

Ireland Funds raises €5.6m despite recession

The Ireland Funds, a global network of philanthropists with links to Ireland, has raised  $7 million (€5.6 million) for social and charitable projects in Ireland.

“If there is evidence of a silver lining in the cloud that hangs over the economy of the island right now, then the diaspora is its brightest spot,” he said.

Flora Women's Mini-Marathon: €14m bonanza for charities

Tens of thousands of women braved rainy conditions yesterday to participate in the 28th Flora Women's Mini-Marathon.

Online Seminars on The Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising

Irish Charity Tax Refrom (ICTR) has announced that it will be launching a series of free, online educational seminars for the charity sector throughout 2010.

Top Ten Fundraising Tips For Kids

Do keep these guidelines in mind whenever your child is considering pitching in with the fundraising efforts!

  1. Sell products to family members first (how could they refused you!)

Speakers - Building a Better Ireland

Gert Ackermann is a free-lance communications contractor and has acted as the Communications Officer with The Wheel since May 2008.