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Discussion in 'General Business Forum' started by Third Sector Lab, Nov 13, 2008.
There's an error in the URL in your link there - it's missing a "w".
This is what happens when you write posts late at night. Here's the link: www.thirdsectorforums.co.uk
Past clients have included small local charities and all work done was at a discounted rate.
What types of admin/business support work have you done for charities?
I'm really interested to find out what type of work charities are outsourcing and what is being kept in house. I think many charities underestimate the cost savings to be made by outsourcing certain functions, such as payroll, admin sales and IT.
Feels like most of my clients for web design work are charity cases these days. Make me wanna work for free half the time.
I did a basic website for Dwelling Place Ministries in Peterborough - the lady who runs it gave me a testimonial on this page. The website has since been redone by someone with far more expertise than the one I did but it did get a web presence up there when the charity they first launched. Other projects for them have included mail merge, brochure/invitation design and general admin.
yes, we have done charity work for quite few, amnesty international, barnardos, work of crisis and all
Some high profile names there Vineet!
What type of work have you done for those charities?
We've typically done web design - but this tends to mushroom out a little (which in the case of charity work we allow it to intentionally) - into email setup and management, bits of IT support (getting them up and running to get the most out of the site), and the like!
we are conducting surveys throughout UK related to charity and lifestyle, just calling up customers and asking if they would be interested in supporting the work of the following charities.
We are still working for few including, Greenpeace Tackle, British Heart Foundation, Supporting Children, Royal Society of Protection of Birds, Barnardos, Amnesty International, Work of Crisis, Center point, Save the children, New Ormand Hospital and the list goes on.
Seems there's loads of businesses on UKBF interacting with the third sector.
Yeah. I wonder if this is an indication that lots of businesses (in general) interact with the third sector, or more of a reflection on the userbase of UKBF?
I would make a guess that it is a little bit of both. By contributing on these forums many UKBF members are demonstrating a willingness to share information and help others, they are being "charitable". It only stands to reason that charitable people are going to be willing to support charities .
Through both personal and corporate support, I/We support and volunteer for Children in Need, NSPCC, Breast Cancer UK, Young Enterprise, and the local Air Ambulance. We also purchase materials, toys and appliances for local schools occasionally.