j4b and Sefton CVS website generates £250,000 for local organisations

first_img  39 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 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. Tagged with: Funding Research / statistics The Merseyside Funding Information Portal (MFIP), set up by UK grant research experts j4b and CVS and local authority funding advisers across Merseyside, has helped local organisations identify and secure over £250,000 in less than two years.The income figure was arrived at following a survey of 150 members. Sefton CVS believes that, with more than 1500 active members already using the MFIP website, the actualtotal it has helped groups raise could be as high as £2 million.For Sefton CVS, Capacity Building Manager, Philip Hurst said: “We approached j4b to help us deliver key funding information using a website and enthuse Merseyside people and organisations about funding opportunities available”.The MFIP site receives up to 250 visitors each day. Itis designed to help members including individuals, community groups, voluntary organisations, registered charities and social enterprises from throughout Merseyside.The website contains free advice, an online community and latest grant news. It also dovetails with j4b’s online database of more than 5,000 daily-updated funding opportunities.Last year the MFIP website won the ICT Hub National Awards for Most Effective Use of information and communications technology. The ICT Hub National Awards reward voluntary and community sector organisations for their applicationof ICT (Information and Communication Technology) and showcase their achievement as examples of good practice to inspire others.www.mfip.org.uk Howard Lake | 9 April 2008 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis j4b and Sefton CVS website generates £250,000 for local organisationslast_img

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