AIB awards €1.82 million to 546 local children’s projects

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  30 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AIB awards €1.82 million to 546 local children’s projects 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. Voting for the 2009/2010 Allied Irish Bank Better Ireland Programme which closed earlier this year attracted 602,172 votes online and by text, double the votes received for the 2008 programme.The Better Ireland Programme has given €17.85 million to projects for children in the Republic of Ireland since 2001.For 2009/2010, the programme was broadened significantly to include all vulnerable children, such as those with physical, sensory and intellectual disabilities, who are socially disadvantaged and children with terminal or chronic illness.Following the voting 182 main AIB branches made €10,000 tawards to local projects. Projects have been ranked according to the number of votes they received; first place with the highest votes received €5,000, second place €3,000 and third place €2,000.In all 546 groups were shortlisted for the public to vote on and received a share of the €10,000 at each of the 182 bank branches.www.betterireland.ie Howard Lake | 21 June 2010 | News Tagged with: corporate Funding Irelandlast_img

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