Legacy Fundraising Report

Welcome to the third edition of the Legacy Snapshot research report. I’m delighted to say that this edition is produced in partnership with My Legacy and is the second in a series of new legacy research projects that we are undertaking together. The aim of this research is to try to arm legacy fundraisers with new information which they can use in their work to develop better strategy and tactics and win more support within their organisation. Hopefully, they will find it easier to benchmark their organisation against their peers and the sector in general. Survey 1 ...

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Legacy Fundraising. Snapshot of Legacy Fundraising in Ireland 2012-2015

You can read our most recent research report on Legacy Fundraising in Ireland by clicking here.

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Concern Debates Evaluation Project

The primary objective of the research we did for Concern was to evaluate the current Concern Debates programme with a view to strategically advise on how it might be developed in the future. The research involved focus groups with a variety of Concern Debate stakeholders including staff, teachers, adjudicators and students. Running over several months, the research provided instrumental insights that have been used to inform the online survey part of the research project.

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Temple Street Foundation Qualitative Research

As part of our work with Temple Street Foundation on their new brand and messaging, we completed qualitative research to tap into the opinion of both donors and non-donors of the new brand approaches. The research took place over the summer and included a mix of focus groups of both donor and non-donor groups based in Dublin and Galway. The research ascertained and evaluated reactions towards the new messaging, vision and mission statements and provided strategic input into the precise elements of the messaging in terms of its branding, its composition, its language, ...

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Getting More from Our Sector – Increasing Gender Diversity in Non-Profit Leadership

AUTUMN SEMINAR Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 GPO Witness Gallery, GPO, O’Connell Street 12 noon ‘til 2 pm Sign Up Today “But when it came to ‘s’ power – the need to have impact driven by altruistic reasons – women were significantly higher in ‘s’ power than men.” The Winner Effect, Ian Robertson There are just a few days left to sign up to our exciting Autumn seminar. Hear about how power affects our brains and influences how we make decisions. Explore why women may be better at making decisions for the greater good and how the NfP sector ...

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What impact do disability services charities have on Irish society?

What impact do disability services charities have on Irish society?  Our recent report examines the vision, mission and impact of seven disability services charities registered in Ireland and outlines how these charities are working towards achieving their stated missions. It identifies the key future challenges facing these charities and how the charities are innovating in the context of a dynamic environment. VISION AND MISSION All of the charities in the research sample are focused on improving the quality of life for people with disabilities and ensuring ...

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What impact do animal (domestic and wildlife) charities have on Irish society?

Our recent report examines the vision, mission and impact of seven animal charities registered in Ireland and outlines how these charities are working towards achieving their stated missions. It identifies the key future challenges facing these animal charities and how the charities are innovating in the context of a dynamic environment. VISION AND MISSION All of the charities in the research sample share a common aim of working to promote animal (domestic and wildlife) welfare and to promote a greater understanding of the relationship between animals (domestic and ...

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The Impact of Mental Health Charities on Irish Society

Our second report, in a series of eight reports on the impact of charities on Irish society, focuses on the vision, mission and impact of mental health charities registered in Ireland and outlines how these charities are working towards achieving their missions. It identifies the key future challenges facing mental health charities and how these charities are innovating in the face of a dynamic environment.   VISION AND MISSION – Commonalities and Differences All of the charities in the research sample share a common aim of working to promote and support ...

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What impact do children and young people’s charities have on Irish society?

Children and young people's charities
Our recent report examines the vision, mission and impact of ten children and young people’s charities registered in Ireland and outlines how these charities are working towards achieving their stated missions. It identifies the key future challenges facing these children and young people’s charities and how the charities are innovating in the face of a dynamic environment. VISION AND MISSION All of the children and young people’s charities in our research sample share an overall common aim of making a positive difference to the lives of children and young ...

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Budgets and New Politics

One Year On - Is It Working for Not for Profits? Lunchtime Seminar. Thursday, 6th July 2017 12 noon to 2 pm   With the public sector pay deal negotiated and a new Taoiseach due to be elected this week, political business will now focus in earnest over the coming weeks on Budget 2018 which – more than likely – will be announced on Tuesday, 10 October.   What impact have the ‘New Politics’ processes and procedures really had in practice on budgetary decision-making? And how do you go about getting your organisation’s priorities ...

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