Examples of income generation

I thought it would be useful to give you some examples of how organisations generate income. Here are some of my favourite ones that really work in terms of community benefit, creativity and getting people involved. 1) Refurbishment: Whether it’s renovating old furniture or refurbishing houses, or shops, these types of projects are my favourite.…

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Third Sector Income Generation (again)

How can the third sector generate income?   I’ve been involved in the third sector for over 14 years now, working within many different types of organisations that provide community benefit, with each one having it’s uniqueness and personality despite sharing many of the usual third sector attributes. Their outlook on generating income is often…

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Is income generation a dirty word?

Is income generation a dirty word? Generating an income within the third sector, or not for profit sector, has always been an area for debate. Third sector organisations are the organisations delivering community benefit, which may be considered as only breaking even and should not be aiming to drive profits in the same way that…

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Tell me more with time wasting chatter!

We love to talk, but the hectic days of laptop frenzy tend to reduce the opportunity to stop by the photocopier or drinks machine to have some friendly banter with a work colleague. It’s often only the smokers who are honoured with information as they are ousted to the confines of the smokers’ corner where…

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Third Sector Squeeze

It feels quite clear, from the conversations I’ve had lately, that the third sector are feeling the squeeze.  Despite the encouragement for public sector to trade with the third sector, many CEO’s and sector leaders feel desperate times are here.  They struggle to find the funds to continue doing the valuable work in the community,…

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Every Click to raise money while you shop!

We shop and raise money for South Yorkshire Voluntary and Community Sector Training Consortium. Which charity are you shopping for?

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Do you have to shout?

Business development is often thought of simply as sales and marketing.  It reminds us of the pushy and aggressive sales person who is in your face, and the bombarding of unhealthy loud messages that are shouted from the roof tops to leave you singing along to that annoying advert that is really starting to grind…

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A big blogging hello!

I decided to advance into the scary world of blogging with very small hesitant steps, after spending many months, or perhaps it was years, reading other peoples’ blogs and being quite impressed but never quite finding the answers. Third Sector Rescue may not give you the answers, but it hopefully shares some of your concerns…

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