People’s Postcode Trust’s funding round closes this week

first_img  19 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 20 May 2012 | News Tagged with: Funding People’s Postcode Trust’s funding round closes this week AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The current round of funding from the People’s Postcode Trust, the grantmaking charity funded by players of People’s Postcode Lottery, closes for applications at 17.00 on 25 May 2012.All community groups, sports clubs and registered charities can apply for funding from £500 up to £2,000. Registered charities can apply for up to £10,000. Projects must last for no longer than three months and must be completed within six months of receiving the grant payment.So far People’s Postcode Lottery players have raised over £17.1 million for charities across Britain so far, and the Trust has funded 748 projects so far. These include sports coaching for children and young people and providing enhanced facilities for community allotments.www.postcodetrust.org.uk 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

Friedman Day: Freedom and Choice

first_img“Freedom and Choice” is the theme of the fourth annual Milton Friedman Day observance to be held Friday, July 30, from 5-7 pm at the Sheraton Burlington Conference Center.The speaker is Bill Sayre of Bristol, a former student of Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman at the University of Chicago. Sayre, an economist and businessman, is the former chair of Associated Industries of Vermont and a regular commentator on True North Radio.The event, part of the Sheraton Economic Series, honors what would be the 98th birthday of Professor Friedman, a one time resident of Ely, Vermont. It is hosted by the Sheraton Burlington, sponsored by the Ethan Allen Institute, and cosponsored by Vermont Business Magazine , the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce, Vermont Economy Newsletter, and Vermont Tiger.“In an era when we seem to be afflicted with ever more government mandating ever more choices for citizens, it’s useful – and indeed inspirational – to review the life and thought of Milton Friedman, a true apostle of liberty”, said EAI vice president John McClaughry.”The Sheraton Economic Series is open to the public. There is no admission charge or reservation required.last_img read more