NCVO membership reaches 4,500

first_img Tagged with: Giving/Philanthropy Research / statistics Martin Nee, NCVO’s Head of Marketing and Membership, said: “It is important for NCVO’s membership to reflect the broad diversity of our growing sector, from large household name charities to small local groups. Strengthening the reach of our membership will allow NCVO to help yet more voluntary organisations across the length and breadth of England realise their true potential and bring about lasting change.” Over 50% of NCVO’s members are based outside of London, over 60% are local organisations, and over 70% have incomes of less than £500,000. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis NCVO membership reaches 4,500  21 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img Over 4,500 organisations are now members of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), the largest charity umbrella body in the UK.The 4,500th organisation to join NCVO is the Red Rose Sports Club. Based in Preston, the Red Rose Sports Club aims to increase participation in sport and recreation amongst people from disadvantaged backgrounds. It joined NCVO as a ‘Community Plus’ member, a package tailored to meet the needs of voluntary and community organisations with annual incomes below £50,000. Advertisement 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. Howard Lake | 10 April 2006 | Newslast_img read more

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Soybean Growers from Indiana, Kansas and Mississippi Win Conservation Awards

first_img Facebook Twitter Jeremy Jack addresses conservation on his Mississippi farm first through water management, which then helps determine careful management of soil and nutrients. He utilizes one-pass tillage, input management practices and current technologies. Jack’s farm is participating in a working-lands stewardship project. Roger Wenning’s conservation efforts on his Indiana farm include a commitment to soil health and no-till farming. He continually experiments with cover crops and evaluates for best results. Wenning has addressed drainage issues and made conservation buffers an integral part of his operation. Facebook Twitter Home Indiana Agriculture News Soybean Growers from Indiana, Kansas and Mississippi Win Conservation Awards By Gary Truitt – Jan 23, 2013 Soybean Growers from Indiana, Kansas and Mississippi Win Conservation Awards Gail Fuller approaches conservation on his Kansas farm with a heavy emphasis on soil health including continuous no-till, utilizing cover crops and maximizing microbes. He always looks for ways to reduce inputs. Fuller is working to rebuild the quail population and has added a livestock component to his farm.center_img SHARE Previous articleSeed Consultants Market Watch Evening Comment update with Gary WilhelmiNext articleCorn Growers Thank Kirk for Service Gary Truitt SHARE One of the three regional winners will also receive the National Conservation Legacy Award, to be announced on March 1, 2013, at the annual ASA Awards Banquet during Commodity Classic in Kissimmee, Fla. All three regional winners will be recognized at the ASA Awards Banquet prior to announcing the national winner.  The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased to announce the regional winners of the 2013 Conservation Legacy Awards program: Midwest Region Winner: Gail Fuller from Emporia, KY, Northeast Region Winner: Roger Wenning from Greensburg, IN, South Region Winner: Jeremy Jack from Belzoni, MS. The Conservation Legacy Awards, presented by ASA and sponsored by BASF, Monsanto, USB/Soy Checkoff and Corn & Soybean Digest, recognize U.S. soybean farmers who distinguish themselves through their outstanding environmental and conservation practices while continuing to farm profitably. To see videos highlighting conservation practices on the farm of each regional winner go to www.soygrowers.com/clap.last_img read more

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Gold Coasters are snapping up a new Mermaid Beach development, Otto

first_imgOTTO Mermaid Beach“Those purchasers who having gained equity over the years in their established properties further inland, would prefer a lifestyle closer to the beach with excellent walkability,” he said. OTTO Mermaid BeachMorris Property Group principal Barry Morris said many buyers were drawn to the project due its boutique size, resort standard facilities and proximity to the beach. Render of OTTO Mermaid BeachGOLD COASTERS have rallied behind the new OTTO Mermaid Beach development with 20 apartments sold since its launch in February.OTTO Mermaid Beach is a $44 million eight-storey project comprising 70 two and three-bedroom apartments. OTTO Mermaid BeachThe development is 300m from the beach and offers high-end features and luxury finishes. Resident facilities include a pool, gym and alfresco barbecue area and terrace.CBRE Residential Projects on the Coast director Nick Clydsdale said many buyers were looking for a beachside lifestyle with a mother and daughter among the latest to purchase apartments in OTTO.center_img OTTO Mermaid BeachHe also tipped more first home buyers to purchase an apartment at Otto and take advantage of the State Government’s boosted Homeowners Grant before it expires on June 30. Prices start from $499,900 to $769,900 with some apartments offering two car parks. Body corporate rates are about $72 to $98 per week.Construction on OTTO Mermaid Beach is expected to start later this year. OTTO Mermaid BeachMore from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North8 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoMr Clydsdale said the pair were typical of the buyer profile purchasing in OTTO.“(It’s) those looking to move closer to the beach without breaking the bank or compromising on quality, space and amenity,” he said.Mr Clydsdale predicted OTTO Mermaid Beach to become increasingly popular with existing Gold Coast residents. He said it was the rise of the “coastal upgraders” which was a modern twist on the seachange term.last_img read more

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