2012 has been a year of celebrations and the Olympics and Paralympics in particular are something I will never forget – the amazing athletes and the great atmosphere at all the events. This year, more than ever, we’ve been able to see how social media can empower people to make a difference and how it gives a voice to people who would otherwise struggle to be heard.
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As part of our ongoing programme of training for the charity sector we brought together a host of experts to share their knowledge on how to get maximum impact from video and audio content. Speakers included: Laura Sleight from the Blue Cross, Simon Carter from the Scout Association and Clare Horton, the editor of societyguardian.co.uk
sounddelivery are delighted to announce that we are facilitating a Guardian Voluntary Sector Network seminar on December 1st. Are you using multimedia content as effectively as you could to get your stories seen and heard? This interactive half-day seminar will bring together a stellar line-up of experts and real case-studies to ensure you have the vision, strategies and practical know-how to maximize the opportunities.
Join David Brindle and Jane Dudman for this month’s societyguardian Charity Effectiveness podcast. The programme looks at the qualities that make a successful leader in the charity and voluntary sector and what we should be doing to foster the leaders of the future. Plus we look back at the 2010 charity year and ahead to examine the priorities for the coming year.
Recorded live at the Guardian’s Social Enterprise 2010 conference, this episode of the charity effectiveness podcast gets under the skin of social enterprise – the role it plays in the UK today and the opportunities and challenges it brings. Featuring contributions from Allison Ogden-Newton, Rod Schwartz, Dai Powell and social entrepreneur Steve Bomford.
In our latest podcast for Society Guardian we get under skin of charity campaigns and campaigning – what are the best ways to engage supporters and trustees alike. We take a look back at the recent party conferences and look ahead to the impending Spending Review and examine how its likely to affect the sector. Featuring contributions from Tom McLaren-Webb, Head of Campaigns at Action for Children and social entrepreneur, Craig Dearden Phillips.
In this edition of the podcast we take stock of the fundraising sector and look at what’s working, how to keep supporters giving and the role online plays in the mix. The Guardian’s David Brindle visits a British Heart Foundation charity shop to find out how retail fits into the fundraising mix PLUS Ian MacQuillan of the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association gives his defence of the humble face-to-face fundraiser.
Public Sector cuts seem to be the news story of the moment right now – so it seemed fitting as the subject for our latest charity effectiveness podcast for the Guardian (and sponsored by knowhownonprofit.org). We gathered toegther a small panel of esteemed guests to discuss the cuts and their impact on the sector and the Umbrella groups that support it.
For the third of our charity effectiveness podcasts series we’ve been commissioned to produce for the Guardian (and sponsored by knowhownonprofit.org) we decided to tackle the topic of the Big Society. We took a considered approach inviting comment from the Chief Exec of Urban Forum, Toby Blume, ACEVO’s chief executive, Stephen Bubb, and the Policy and Communications Director at the School for Social Entrepreneurs, Nick Temple.
The starter’s pistol has been fired and the race is underway. With the general election fast approaching on the 6th of May we have been putting YOUR questions to the three main parties on the issues affecting the charity and voluntary sectors.