Funding seminar will examine trends in grant giving

first_img Tagged with: Ireland For further details, contact [email protected]  15 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis A seminar in Belfast next month will provide an update on changes and trends in grant-funding theory and practice. ‘Grant-Funding: What’s Happening,’ organised by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) in partnership with the Funders Forum Northern Ireland, will take place at the Stormont Hotel, Belfast on 7th June. The keynote speaker will be Julia Unwin, currently Director of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation who has researched and published widely on funding issues. In the ‘Grant-making Tango: Issues for Funders,’ Julia explores the funding relationships between funders and recipients of funding and describes three different funding styles —Shopping, Giving and Investing. Seamus Murray, Acting Director of the Voluntary and Community Unit, Department for Social Development, will provide an update on developments in Northern Ireland as a result of Positive Steps, the government’s plan for resourcing the voluntary sector.Other speakers include:•Peter Grant, Senior Fellow at CASS Business School •Marie Anderson, Assistant Information Commissioner for Northern Ireland •Avila Kilmurray, Director of the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland •Brandon McMaster, a Director in the Northern Ireland Audit Office’s Value for Money Division Advertisement Funding seminar will examine trends in grant givingcenter_img Howard Lake | 20 May 2007 | News 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

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Drinkaware creates £1 million community grants fund

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: Funding 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. The Drinkaware Trust (Drinkaware), the UK charity which aims to reduce alcohol harm. is offering £1 million in grants to community groups that are tackling alcohol misuse.The ‘Drinkaware Grants’ scheme aims to tackle the growing problem of alcohol misuse in the UK by funding new and existing alcohol education initiatives which aim to change people’s attitudes to alcohol on a local, regional and national level.Photo: Tavallai on Flickr.comDrinkaware Grants are available to a wide range of impactful projects, from film production and theatre workshops to youth conferences and large-scale partnerships. They can include peer-led education and awareness-raising among disadvantaged groups who are at risk from alcohol misuse.Funding is open to organisations working with under-18s and 25-44 year olds in any part of the UK. Charities, community and other voluntary organisations can apply for funding towards new and existing projects, as well as piloting ideas that have wider potential.There are three levels of awards:* Ideas Fund, up to £2,000* Awareness Projects, up to £25,000* Big Impact Award, up to £100,000Drinkaware’s CEO, Chris Sorek said: “The current economic crisis can be tough on voluntary organisations so it’s vital Drinkaware supports communities and charities who want to change alcohol culture in the UK. By responding to community need, impactful and innovative education projects can tackle the roots of alcohol misuse, make a positive difference to people’s lives and create widespread change.”www.drinkaware.co.uk Howard Lake | 13 February 2009 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Drinkaware creates £1 million community grants fundlast_img read more

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Former Excelsior editor stabbed to death : sixth journalist murdered this year

first_imgNews RSF_en MexicoAmericas Organisation NSO Group hasn’t kept its promises on human rights, RSF and other NGOs say News Reporters Without Borders voiced dismay today on learning of the murder of José Manuel Sánchez Nava, the former editor of the daily Excelsior and in recent months a columnist for the daily El Sol de México. If it is confirmed he was killed because of what he wrote, it will bring to six the number of Mexican journalists killed this year in connection with their work.“We hope the police will quickly establish whether Sánchez’s murder was linked to his journalistic activities, and will punish those responsible,” the press freedom organisation said. “We insist that investigators should thoroughly explore the possibility that he was killed because of what he wrote, especially in view of his recent revelations about the federal government’s role in the Excelsior’s sale. The investigation must therefore be transparent.”Aged 53, Sánchez was found stabbed to death on the morning of 16 November in his Mexico City apartment by the woman who comes to clean. He has been knifed six times in the neck and chest. Investigators think he had been dead for about eight hours when his body was found. There was no sign of a break-in and nothing of any value was missing.Sánchez began his work his career with the Excelsior in 1976. From 1982, he was its Washington correspondent until he took over as editor in 2004 and held the post until the following year. He has written several investigative books and for the past two months had been a contributing columnist for El Sol de México.Launched on 7 November, his latest book, El Asalto Final (“The Final Round”), was extremely critical of the attitude of President Vicente Fox’s government towards the Excelsior before it was bought by Olegario Vázquez Raña, a businessman reportedly linked to the present government.He claimed in the book that, while he was still the Excelsior’s editor, he was promised by Fox in person and by his interior minister, Carlos Abascal, that the government would step in to rescue the newspaper, which was in serious financial difficulties. The promises were not kept, enabling Vázquez to buy it for 536 million pesos (38 million euros) in a questionable manner. Sánchez also described acts of sabotage against the newspaper and its printing press prior to the sale. May 13, 2021 Find out more Reports Follow the news on Mexico May 5, 2021 Find out more 2011-2020: A study of journalist murders in Latin America confirms the importance of strengthening protection policies Reporter murdered in northwestern Mexico’s Sonora state Receive email alerts Help by sharing this information to go further Reporters Without Borders is dismayed at the news that José Manuel Sánchez Nava, the former editor of the daily Excelsior and in recent months a columnist for the daily El Sol de México, was murdered on 16 November. In a book published two weeks ago, he revealed how the Excelsior was bought by a businessman in questionable circumstance with government help. News MexicoAmericas November 20, 2006 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Former Excelsior editor stabbed to death : sixth journalist murdered this year April 28, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

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John Medeski Teams With Members Of Bad Brains, Deftones For New Supergroup [Listen]

first_imgThere’s no denying the keyboard mastery of John Medeski. Whether its the psycehdelic jazz fusion of Medeski, Martin & Wood, the gospel soul of The Word, or even his recent sit-in with Antibalas at the Brooklyn Bowl, the man is an undeniable talent. This time around, he’s lending his talents to a new group called Saudade, alongside members of Deftones and Bad Brains.The full lineup features guitarist Dr. Know, of the hardcore punk group Bad Brains, as well as Deftones’ vocalist/guitarist Chino Moreno. Mackie Jayson and Chuck Doom complete this eclectic lineup, and the band has also released their very first track. Titled “Saudade,” the eponymous tune is beyond epic.Listen to “Saudade” below, and visit the band’s new BitTorrent page to download the band’s song and video. You can also join a mailing list to find out more information about this new exciting group.last_img read more

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