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,…
Developing effective and accountable nonprofits Seminar – 6th March, TUD
4 Jan 2019
Carmichael are participating in the ‘Developing effective and accountable nonprofits’ seminar to be held on the 6th of March 2019 (9am – 1pm) in Technology University Dublin, Blanchardstown Campus. Irish Nonprofit organisations are facing unprecedented challenges, with increased demand, difficulties in raising funds, increased regulation and reduced trust in the sector. This seminar will explore…
C.E. positions available
6 Dec 2018
View https://www.carmichaelireland.ie/about-us/vacancies/ for more information on current C.E. vacancies.
Funding from Google.org – Impact Challenge
29 Nov 2018
Google.org is contributing €1M to 15 organisations dedicated to tackling important social issues and creating opportunity for Dublin. Local nonprofits and social enterprises are invited to submit innovative proposals and 15 finalists will receive €50,000 grants, training and volunteer support from Google. Applications due December 6 2018. For more information visit https://impactchallenge.withgoogle.com/dublin2018.
2018 Good Governance Awards Winners
16 Nov 2018
Congratulations to all the winners for the 2018 Good Governance Awards!! A big thanks to everyone who submitted their entries this year, keep up the good work. For the Annual Report & Financial Statements Awards: Category 1 Winner – Care Alliance Category 2 Winner – Aidlink Category 3 Winner – Camara Education Category 4 Winner – CMRF…
Setting up a non-profit of any sort (community, voluntary, charity) can be an exciting project. People who are inspired to make a difference, to address unmet needs or to make a change in the way things work can achieve great things. It is almost impossible to make significant progress without involving others and organising the work that needs to be done. Sooner or later it becomes necessary to set up an organisation to progress ideas and take action – having the vision is only one step on the journey. If you want to create an organisation that will capture your vision and turn it into a reality a number of practical steps will have to be taken.
Do you really know how to prioritize?
In my experience, most of us are somewhere between okay and pretty awful when it comes to really understanding how to prioritize.
It tends to be a mixture of crisis management and those things that fall into the category of “things I like to do”!! Not great criteria!
So, what lessons on how to prioritize can we learn from the top performing CEOs that I have worked with?