The Young Voluntary Sector Researchers' Conference will take place in December 2002 and its organisers have put out a call for papers.
This one-day conference, to be held on 2nd December 2002 at the NCVO building in London, will provide an informal opportunity for 'young researchers' to get together and discuss their ideas. The conference hopes to attract
The Electoral Commission has launched a £250,000 fund to promote engagement with democratic processes and elections.
The New Initiatives Fund is designed to enable organisations to run innovative projects encouraging people to get more involved with deciding how their communities are run, as well as promoting understanding of how local, national and European government works.
The charity's name change is designed to reflect its support for the United Nations' work for refugees around the world. It has dropped its orange logo and used the blue logo of UNHCR, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
The money was raised from the company's recent 'Screen Idle' campaign which was designed to educate drivers on the dangers of driving with dirty windscreens.
The automative glazing repair and replacement specialist appeared at a number of roadshows around the country and encouraged drivers to have their windscreens cleaned for a nominal fee which went to the RNIB.
Digital agency DNA has redesigned World Vision's Web site to focus on increasing online donations.
DNA has worked with World Vision for four years. The charity asked it to focus on improving the online donation process, so the new site uses much more imagery. It has also moved from a print-out downloadable donation form to an online direct debit facility.
The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has won the top award in the charities category a in this week's Chartered Institute of Marketing/Marketing Week Marketing Effectiveness Awards.
Hazel Sopp from Cambridge entered the draw online via a pop-up box on VSO's homepage.
The winner of the £2,500 first prize in the VSO Summer Raffle 2002 entered the draw online via the VSO Web site. This was the first year that VSO, the international development charity that works through volunteers, had offered online ticket purchasing for its raffle.