June 2015

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NCVO: How to write a successful application letter to a Charitable Trust

NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations) manages the KnowHow Non Profit website: Helping Civil Society Flourish. As part of their ongoing provision of information and resources, see website for a new guide to trust funding: Competition for funding from trusts can be intense. Trusts usually receive many more applications that they can fund. Here are …
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Twitter removes 140 character limit for Direct Messages: what does this means for brands?

In an apparent effort to encourage its users to engage with its platform more freely, Twitter last week announced that it is removing the 140 character limit on Direct Messages.  In a post on the Twitter Developers blog, Twitter product manager Sachin Agarwal explained: We’ve done a lot to improve Direct Messages over the past year …
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THRIVE training course: 6th July 2015 Fundraising and Profitability 10am-4pm

This course will look both at the fundraising environment in the UK, helping us to understand the financial landscape in which we are working, and at the reality of fundraising on a practical level with a problem solving approach. Areas covered will include diversifying funding resources, running major appeals, applying Full Cost Recovery models and …
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Call for artists | The John Ruskin Prize 2015 | £5000 1st Prize, The Campaign for Drawing

THE JOHN RUSKIN PRIZE 2015 | RECORDING BRITAIN NOW: SOCIETY Organised by the Campaign for Drawing in collaboration with the Guild of St George and The Pilgrim Trust. PRIZES: 1ST PRIZE: £5,000 2ND PRIZE: £2,000 STUDENT PRIZE: £1,000 Deadline for entries: 23 November 2015 We are delighted to announce the return of The John Ruskin …
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Mentoring The Next Creative Generation – training course, Artswork Bristol

Friday 17th July 2015 //10 am – 4.15 pm // Tobacco Factory, Bristol Ideal if you’re looking for practical ways to develop and nurture the skills, knowledge and experience of emerging creatives in the early stages of their careers. The Course: Mentoring young creatives (both formally and informally) is vital to our work with young people. …
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Performance art workshop and platform, IPA Bristol 2015: Where Performance Happens

Dates: 12-25 October 2015 Workshop – Glastonbury Platform event – Bristol Following on from the great success of IPA Summer, we proudly present IPA Autumn 2015, hosted for the first time in Glastonbury and Bristol, UK.  Drawing upon the exceptional tradition of IPA, our Autumn 2015 performance event will be held in two locations. For …
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