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THE ROAD TO INCORPORATING A CHARITY

26 April 2016

Should your charity register as a charitable incorporated organisation? Do your trustees know the implications? Harri Lloyd Davies, Charity Partner at Bevan Buckland gives a quick guide to why it could be important to your charity and the process for getting started. 

 

 

How Facebook Helps Meet Your Strategic Objectives

15 April 2016

8 BILLION video views per day on Facebook, this has doubled in the last year and the trend is set to rise further. Challenged by ALS, we posted 17 M videos of the Ice Bucket Challenge, viewed them 70 billion times and donated $220m.  WOW – that’s powerful.  Ever hungry for more footage Facebook is responding to our desires; developing better video technology and streaming options. 

Opportunity for Cranfield Trust Project Manager – Scotland

11 December 2015

Scotland needs a new Project Manager.  Can you help?

HOW TO TENDER - What Charities need to know

27 November 2015

Should I? Or should I not? That is the first question in approaching a Tender invitation.

Cranfield Trust Projects Manager for the Midlands, Trevor Kitching, devlivers a masterclass on how to tender, sharing words of wisdom and excellent tips for writing a successful bid.

Effective, Intelligent Marketing

25 November 2015

“Focus on one target segment at a time, rather than the entire market”

Bhupendra Patel, whose career in global marketing has given him experience of marketing at every level, emphasised the importance of thinking about stakeholder needs and how to address them effectively.

Bhupendra set the scene for the masterclass with the fundamentals of marketing, defining marketing as:

VOLUNTEER EMMA DICKINSON BLOGS ABOUT HER PRO BONO WORK WITH HRNET

25 November 2015

Emma Dickinson, solicitor with Action for Children, has blogged about her experiences as an HRNet volunteer on the Junior Lawyers Division of the Law Society website. Emma has found the work with The Cranfield Trust extremely rewarding, enabling her to support charities who may not otherwise be able to access legal advice.

Evaluation with Impact – how to provide powerful evidence of impact to supporters and beneficiaries

24 November 2015

Cranfield Trust Masterclass at Leeds University Business School November 2015

Making it happen in the Social Sector - hosted by The Cranfield Trust & Charity Bank

22 September 2015

A joint presentation from The Cranfield Trust, and Charity Bank Ltd including a client case study with the objective of showing how you can make a project happen in the social sector.

Charity Bank is a loans and savings bank with a mission to use money for the common good. Charity Bank, only make loans to organisations that have a social purpose.

The Cranfield Trust presentation will be of relevance to:

Looking for a relationship? Join the Crowd

8 September 2015

Last week at The Cranfield Trust’s inaugural North East masterclass, Dr Steffi Macht from Newcastle Business School shared expert advice on how charities can crowdfund and “begin a relationship rather than just start a campaign”. The class was attended by twenty five organisations with a little or no experience in crowdfunding, but a shared desire to know more about this evolving fundraising initiative.

“We can’t have our own HR function, so we use the power of the crowd”

17 July 2015

How a rapidly growing charity relied on the kindness of strangers to support its people needs 

HOW VOLUNTEERING WILL LIFT YOUR FIRM'S PERFORMANCE

24 June 2015

WHILE QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLSETS ARE AS IMPORTANT AS EVER, EXPERTISE OUTSIDE NORMAL JOB REQUIREMENTS IS VITAL FOR TALENT DEVELOPMENT 

Happy List 2015: Roger Watkins Project Manager at The Cranfield Trust

8 June 2015

Happy List 2015: The Cranfield Trust’s Roger Watkins was one of 100 people selected by the Independent on Sunday for their list of people who make life better for others

CRANFIELD TRUST MASTERCLASS - Delight Your Donors

29 April 2015

Are ‘satisfied donors’ sufficient?  NO!  You need ‘VERY satisfied donors’.

Cranfield Trust MBA Scholarship awarded

5 March 2015

Matthew Wilk, Head of Marketing and Communications at Centrepoint, has been awarded the Cranfield Trust MBA Scholarship 2015.

CRANFIELD TRUST HRNet reaches 750 members

10 February 2015

We are delighted to have added Bringing Words to Life to our HRNet membership, making them our 750th current member.  This marks a considerable growth in membership over the past few months, so keep spreading the word!

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