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. Average online gift 30% higher than average offline, says US survey The average online donation for 200 clients of online fundraising service eTapestry was $133.25, according to research by credit card processing service company IATS. This is 30% higher than the $89.25 average for offline gifts to US non-profits reported in another IATS study. IATS, part of the Ticketmaster compoany, analysed the online donations handed during 2004 by 200 nonprofits using eTapestry’s software. Over $1 million was handled in 7,500 donations.As Andrew Mosawi, Director of Nonprofit Services at IATS Ticketmaster, said: “these numbers confirm the belief that online donations are higher than offline ones, and that online fundraising, if implemented correctly, can be an excellent way to raise money.” Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 26 March 2005 | News Tagged with: Digital 21 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis He added: “it also points to the fact that an online fundraising system that is integrated into your donor database is an extremely efficient way of processing donations”.
TrainingOn 22 Jan 2002 in Personnel Today This week’s training newRetail benefits Almost 300 young retail staff benefited from Modern Apprenticeship schemeslast year. The schemes, provided by TTC and NTP training, allow staff to beassessed in the workplace with time away from the job kept to a minimum.Employers’ costs are also kept down because courses for 16-24 year-olds aregovernment funded. www.ttctraining.co.ukMulti-skilled officers Manufacturer Sash UK has appointed two full-time training officers to helpprovide the firm with a multi-skilled workforce. The company, which makes andinstalls windows, doors and conservatories, has also introduced a detailedtraining matrix to identify specific needs for individual personnel. As part ofthe programme, 14 employees have qualified for a specialist NVQ after 18 monthsof training, which combined key skills with hands-on experience. www.sashuk.comLaw firms keep up A survey by the Legal Education and Training Group (LETG) finds that lawfirms have continued to carry out training during the economic slowdown. The LETGtold its 140 members that legal firms have not cut investment in training overthe past 12 months. However the annual survey, carried out by charteredaccountants MacIntyre Hudson, reveals many companies didn’t have the detailedinformation needed to assess training effectiveness. www.letg.org.ukLearning online Businesses and individuals are being urged to acquire new skills onlinethrough the new Learndirect system. The site offers the opportunity to learn orrefresh skills via a computer to suit the time available. It hopes to encouragepeople to become involved with lifelong learning and is designed to boost thecompetitiveness of organisations. www.learndirect.co.ukPeacocks progress Section heads at Peacocks Medical are among the latest to benefit frompersonal productivity training by the Automotive Sector Strategic Alliance(ASSA). The programme is designed to help companies in the manufacturing sectorimprove productivity by giving employees a greater knowledge of how other industriesoperate. www.assaltd.co.ukCredit for Carlisle Cumbria Credits, a company which helped bring new skills to Carlisle, hasbeen awarded a National Training Award. The company began opening learningcentres and offering careers advice across the county in 1996 and has sincehelped train 6,500 people to NVQ standard. The training programmes, principallyfunded through the single regeneration budget, were praised for adding to theskills base. www.NationalTrainingAwards.com Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article
On 28 April 2020, the Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) held an emergency meeting to discuss temporarily allowing people who have received convalescent plasma (plasma from people who have had coronavirus) for treatment for COVID-19 to donate plasma themselves.These documents set out the initial proposal and the recommendations from SaBTO.
Errata The caption accompanying a picture in the November 15 News, about the Lee County Women Lawyers and the Collier County Women Lawyers’ Voices For Kids Project identified those pictured — Judge Lauren Miller, Laurie Anton, Carolyn Delizia, and Jeanne Seewald — in reverse order. The News regrets the error. Errata December 1, 2003 Errata