Charities should consider fundraising from their ‘alumni’, says report

first_img 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. Tagged with: Individual giving Research / statistics Volunteering Howard Lake | 26 January 2004 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  27 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img Universities are not the only organisations with potentially valuable alumni, according to the McKinsey Quarterly’s latest report. All charities have former employees and volunteers.The McKinsey Quarterly’s latest article, “Nonprofits’ untapped resource”, looks at the many former stakeholders that charities could seek support from.“Former volunteers, employees, and program participants can be a great resource for nonprofit organizations, particularly when funds are tight”, suggests the article’s authors, April A. Chou, Charles Jordan, and Andrea R. Kilpatrick. “In addition to donating money, these alumni can share their time, professional expertise, and contacts.” Advertisement The article, while brief, gives several examples of how US non-profit organisations can foster valuable relationships with former staff, volunteers and clients. Charities should consider fundraising from their ‘alumni’, says reportlast_img read more

All Set for Grand Finale of 2016 Federation Cup

first_imgThe women’s final is billed to start at 1.30pm, with the men’s version to begin at 3.30pm.The Governors of Anambra, Nasarawa, Rivers and Bayelsa are expected to be at the venue, as well as host Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.On its way to the final, Nasarawa United, nicknamed Solid Miners, defeated FC Abuja 1-0 in the Round of 64, beat Go Round FC by the same margin in the Round of 32 and saw off Dynamite United also 1-0 in the Round of 16.In the quarter finals, the Solid Miners prevailed 4-2 on penalties over 2015 champions Akwa United after both teams finished 0-0 in regulation time, and the Lafia boys then shocked two –time African champions Enyimba FC 1-0 in the second semi final in Ibadan.FC IfeanyiUbah, nicknamed Anambra Warriors, pipped Ebonyi United 1-0 in the Round of 64 before ejecting last year’s runners –up Lobi Stars also by a lone goal in the Round of 32. In the Round of 16, they defeated Katsina United 2-0, the same margin of victory they earned over Warri Wolves in the quarter -finals. In the semi finals, they edged Crown FC 2-1 in Kaduna.On their part, Rivers Angels edged FC Robo Queens 3-2 in the first round of the women’s competition, walked over Capital City Doves in the second round and saw off Sunshine Queens 2-1 in the quarter finals and Nasarawa Amazons 1-0 in the semi finals.Bayelsa Queens walked over Martins White Doves in the second round, overpowered COD United Ladies 6-5 on penalties after a 0-0 draw in the quarter finals and edged Delta Queens 4-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in regulation time in the semi finals.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram The stage is set for the grand finale of this year’s men and women Federation Cup competitions, scheduled for the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.Nnewi –based FC IfeanyiUbah will confront Nasarawa United of Lafia in a match of debutants in the men’s final, while League champions Rivers Angels will clash with Bayelsa Queens in the women’s final.last_img read more

Milla, Weah, Other Legends Storm Lagos

first_imgAlso expected are Didier Drogba (Cote d’Ivoire), Samuel Eto’o (Cameroon), El-hadji Diouf (Senegal), Benjani Mwaruwari (Zimbabwe), Frédéric Kanouté (Mali), Phil Masinga (South Africa), Peter Ndlovu (Zimbabwe), Samuel Kuffour of Ghana and the legendary Roger Milla of Cameroon.They will be joined by their Nigerian counterparts like Kanu Nwankwo, Austin Jay Jay Okocha, Daniel Amokachi, Celestine Babajaro, Garba Lawal, Victor Ikpeba, Taribo West, Uche Okechukwu, Peter Rufai, Emmanuel Amuneke and Samson Siasia.Meanwhile corporate bodies such as MTN, Nigeria Breweries, the South African Embassy VFS Global have indicated their preparedness to be part of this event which the Legends of African are using to make a statement against xenophobic attacks in the African continent.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram No less than 46 African football legends have confirmed their participation in the clash of legends – a Charity /Peace football match being organised by Kanu Heart Foundation and Nelson Mandela Foundation for charitable initiatives.The match will hold in Lagos on April 29 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium.According to a press statement by the General Secretary of the Local Organising Committee of the event, Onyebuchi Abia, the match will feature the greatest gathering of the continental bests.Among the galaxy of stars will be two former world footballer of the year and European Award winner George Weah of Liberia and Abedi ‘Pele’ Ayew of Ghana.Other expected legends include: Patrick Mboma of Cameroon, Benny Mc Carthy (South Africa), Anthony Baffoe (Ghana), Kalusha Bwalya (Zambia), Lucas Radebe and Mark Fish (South Africa) among others.last_img read more