UK companies gave £420m to charities, says new edition of DSC company giving guide

first_img  153 total views,  1 views today UK companies gave over £420 million to charities last year, according to the 11th edition of The Guide to UK Company Giving. Published next week, the book details over 400 companies that donate to and support communities and voluntary organisations.The guide is, as its title suggests, more than a simple directory listing. For example, it differentiates between types of giving and provides an extensive profile of individual company practices, with the intention of helping fundraisers target relevant companies.Ethical profileThe guide also details ethical information about corporate supporters and advises on how to identify which corporations are most likely to support certain causes.The Guide to UK Company Giving is designed to be used by large and small organisations, whether or not they have a dedicated corporate fundraising team.The guide also has a section on corporate charities which includes details on those grant-makers associated with a company, in turn giving around £321 million. The Guide to UK Company Giving 2016/17 also includes analysis and advice on:• Corporate social responsibility (CSR)            • Giving in the UK and whether in cash or in-kind• How to apply• Partnerships   • Matched funding• Commercially led support     • Charity of the Year    • Pro bono work• Recipients of previous funding• Ratio of women to men on the board of directors   New sections in this edition cover:• Acknowledgement of Anti-Slavery legislation• Giving to small charities• Giving to unpopular causes• Status as a Living Wage Employer AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis22 Tagged with: corporate Directory of Social Change Funding Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.center_img UK companies gave £420m to charities, says new edition of DSC company giving guide  Advice and context   154 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis22 The Guide to UK Company Giving is available for £85 from DSC. Howard Lake | 30 April 2017 | Newslast_img

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