The Royal Horticultural Society's (RHS) Garden at Wisley in Surrey has recorded on glass panels the names of 1,700 individual donors who have donated over £200 to the RHS Bicentenary Appeal. The appeal was launched to fund the RHS Bicentenary Glasshouse, over twice the size of the existing glasshouses.
The Children's Centre Project (CCP) has begun a capital appeal, working with Cascaid, for a new building to bring together children's charities.Children's charities which have an interest in partnership working and sharing ideas will have share a central London office if a capital appeal by the Children's Centre Project is successful.
The annual RHS Winter Raffle has raised an impressive £350,000 for the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), the UK's leading gardening charity.
Virtual tours and 360 degree panoramas have been available on the Web for years, but dog welfare charity Dogs Trust has used the technology to produce a practical virtual tour of one of its rehoming centres that includes good fundraising content.
Two staff have joined the development team at the Zoological Society of London (ZSL).Philippa Roberts is the new Head of Development at ZSL, moving from Rio Tinto where, as Corporate Relations Adviser, she managed the company's partnerships with environmental organisations.
Amnesty International UK (AIUK) has received a donation of £1 million from Dame Anita Roddick and Gordon Roddick towards the organisation's new Human Rights Action Centre.
Gardening charity The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has appointed Whitewater to develop a direct mail pack and leaflet materials for its Bicentenary Appeal.Whitewater's brief is to develop concepts for three main elements of the overall campaign: a direct mail appeal pack for the UK and overseas, a follow up mailing and a 'take one' leaflet.
The public element of Amnesty International UK's capital appeal is on target.
Moorfields Eye Hospital in London has raised over £10 million to build an International Children's Eye Centre. The capital appeal is the hospital's first major fundraising effort in 50 years. Its success means that the new facility will be
entirely funded through private donors.
A report on university endowment funds calls for tax breaks for graduates to help establish and increase endowment funds for UK universities.The report "University Endowments" by the Sutton Trust points out that only five UK universities have endowments worth £100 million or more, compared to 207 universities in the USA.
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