City institutions, banks, brokers, clearers and exchanges will join together for Dealing for Donation Day on 18 September 2003 to donate a percentage of the day's profit, or a lump sum, to Children in Crisis.
The event is supported and co-ordinated by the Mako Group, and it will be featured internationally through Bloomberg, Reuters and CNBC.
An anti-bullying network for schoolchildren and parents, a health-monitoring device for remote communities, and an advice portal for small businesses are among the projects short-listed for a national award for their innovative use of technology.
PIONEERING PROJECTS REACH NATIONAL AWARD SHORTLIST
The campaign for a charities bill received a boost this week with the announcement that both the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) and the Charity Finance Directors' Group (CFDG) have become members of the Charities Bill
The coalition now has 29 members. Other recent additions include Leonard Cheshire and Marie Curie Cancer Care.
An American university is asking other universities how they manage their international alumni activities.
The International Advancement Programs office at Michigan Technological University is conducting a survey to determine international alumni efforts currently being used. They are seeking input from a range of universities.
WaterAid is once again promoting a click-to-give site, this time with a new corporate sponsor.
The Association of Plastics Manufacturers in Europe is the latest sponsor offering to donate 10 (euro) cents for each click on the Web site to help WaterAid deliver safe, clean water and sanitation to people in Africa.
The Lloyds TSB Foundation for England and Wales has published its findings on what results its funding has achieved in the field of mental health.
The research looked at how much impact core funding had compared to project funding, the relative impact of smaller as opposed to larger grants, and the extent to which recipients undertake self-evaluation.