1% Difference Campaign Progress Report
Following the successful launch in June 2013 and subsequent intense delivery of multi-media activity, a...
Rugby pundit, Brent Pope; Rise Foundation CEO, Frances Black; and singer Edele Lynch joined children Olly, Sarah and Daisy today for the launch of the National Giving Week from the One Percent Difference campaign. The One Percent Difference campaign launches National Giving Week which aims to create a debate about giving in Ireland for the week of the 11th to the 17th of November. The aim of National Giving Week is to promote the relevance of Philanthropy in Ireland and to demonstrate its importance to the future development of Irish society. The general public are urged to calculate their 1% difference at www.onepercentdifference.ie
Forum seeks 60% increase in charitable donations to get the most from our culture of giving 04/07/12 New Social Innovation Fund, National Giving Campaign and taxation infrastructure to transform Irish Philanthropy and Fundraising The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan TD re-convened the Forum on Philanthropy in June last year and set them a task to increase the level of philanthropic and charitable giving along with developing fundraising capacity and best practice across the sector. These and other findings and recommendations are contained in a report, by the Forum on Philanthropy and Fundraising, launched on July 4th in the National Library of Ireland by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD and Minister Phil Hogan TD. The report contains four main recommendations that will be implemented in the next four years. Those recommendations include: A National “Giving Campaign”- aimed at the public, high net worth individuals and corporates in Ireland to increase their giving. Improving the fiscal environment and incentivising greater giving. Developing better fundraising capacity, education and training among not-for-profits. Creating a National Social Innovation fund – supported by the Government and the philanthropic sector. Speaking at the launch, the Taoiseach said “The Forum on Philanthropy and […]
Philanthropy Ireland in partnership with Giving Northern Ireland, will be hosting the first All Ireland Philanthropy Conference in Dublin Castle on 13th June 2014.
Philanthropy is a particular kind of charitable giving. It is focused on the root causes of problems and making a sustainable improvement, as distinct from contributing to immediate relief.
Philanthropy is not the exclusive preserve of very wealthy people, What distinguishes philanthropic giving from more spontaneous once offcharitable donations is that the money is given with a degree of reflection and a clear purpose.
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