Carmichael Vacancy: Community Employment (CE) Scheme Supervisor
28 Feb 2019
Carmichael are recruiting a Community Employment (CE) Scheme Supervisor (from 1 July 2019) to lead and supervise our CE project. The key responsibility of the CE Supervisor will be to ensure the effective and efficient direction of the human, financial and material resources of the CE Programme. Thereby, ensuring that the programme is being run…
Next round of the Carmichael Mentor Programme is now open for applications
26 Feb 2019
To date 74 CEOs and managers of nonprofit organisations have benefited from the Carmichael Mentoring Programme. We are now launching the next round of the mentoring scheme. Being the leader of an organisation can be tough anywhere but it is especially true in the nonprofit sector. The value of a mentor is having someone who…
Heart Children Ireland
6 Feb 2019
Discover more about the inspiring work of our resident member organisations, their impact and the difference they make to communities across the country. Our featured story is Heart Children Ireland. www.heartchildren.ie Heart Children Ireland is a support group for parents and families of children with a Congenital Heart Disorder(CHD). Who we are and what…
Facilities Management Training – 17th & 18th April 2019
6 Feb 2019
Development Trusts Northern Ireland (DTNI) is hosting professional facilities management (FM) training events this spring, one of these events is in collaboration with Carmichael in Dublin. The FM course will follow the Institute for Workplace and Facilities Management professional standards framework and cover the fundamentals of health and safety, energy, contract management and much more.…
Pobal SSNO Programme Funding – Application deadline is 3pm, 31st January.
8 Jan 2019
Pobal, on behalf of the Department of Rural and Community Development (DRCD) are inviting applications for funding from eligible organisations under the Scheme to Support National Organisations (SSNO) 2019-2022. Details about the new programme and the application process is available on https://www.pobal.ie/programmes/scheme-to-support-national-organisations-ssno/. The closing date for receipt of applications is 3pm on Thursday 31st January,…
Presentation and notes from Governance Masterclass – Option 2A: Best Practice Financial Reporting for Charities (including lessons learned from the Good Governance Awards) delivered by Aedín Morkan.
Presentation and notes from Governance Masterclass – Option 1A: Implementing Charities SORP delivered by Angela Monahan.
A good fundraising plan allows you to reasonably project the income your organisation will generate and can be used as an ongoing guide and measure.
When creating your fundraising plan it is important to calculate a tangible income figure that your organisation needs to operate – your goal. It is not realistic or productive to simply aim for “as much as possible” – instead you should have monthly and annual figures to work towards. This will allow you to work backwards and can help to quantify how much you are aiming to generate from the various sources you intend to work with.
In fundraising it is also important to spread the risk – by relying too heavily on one source of income you will leave your organisation too vulnerable to any potential changes that might be out of your control.