Facilitation 2into3 3 Reasons to Hire an External Facilitator

3 Reasons to Hire an External Facilitator

Running effective workshops and meetings is about so much more than gathering people in the same place, at the same time. If you are bringing people together, it’s important to make that time investment count – and all the more so when the stakes are high. Bringing in an independent expert facilitator to design and […]

What is a trustee of a charity?

What is a Trustee of a Charity?

Charity trustees are the people who ultimately exercise control over, and are legally responsible for, a charity. If the charity is a company, these people may also be known as directors or board members. The charities regulator provides this definition, and you can see the full guidance here. Being a trustee on a successful and […]

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Community Centres Investment Fund

If you’re a New Build Community Centre seeking funding, you may be eligible to apply to the Community Centres Investment Fund for up to €6,000,000. ‘Our Shared Future’ commits to the introduction of a capital grants programme for the New Builds of community centres with objectives to: Assist voluntary and community organisations and local authorities […]

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5 Ways to Create a High Performing Partnerships Team

When commencing the planning process for a strategic corporate partnership, it is crucial to create a partnership culture within your organisation. Including other team members in the process will help work towards your partnership vision, empower new ideas and encourage shared resources. Furthermore, placing the right people in your partnerships team will create a broader […]

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3 Qualities That Make an Effective Fundraiser

“Donors don’t give to institutions. They invest in ideas and people in whom they believe.” – G.T Smith   The image of a fundraiser may take several forms, depending on your definition. Fundraising is extremely broad, covering areas such as direct marketing, individual giving, corporate partnerships, trust and foundations, legacies, events and more. Each of […]

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The Importance of Open Feedback in Exit Interviews

Most employment terms will have a clause that sets out how a resignation can be dealt with. This will most likely include an exit interview or meeting. This is not a tick-boxing exercise. Some organisations see probation reviews and exit interviews as an administrative exercise, or a time waster. However, they are some of the […]

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4 Key Ways Corporates Can Maximise the ‘S’ in ESG

Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) is a framework designed to be embedded into an organisation’s strategy. As stakeholder attitudes develop over time, adopting and abiding by such principles is becoming a key consideration for corporates. With social value becoming an increasing part of organisations’ ‘licence to operate’, corporates are beginning to look at the ‘S’ as […]

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How to Build Successful Partnerships with Corporates

The findings in our recent Giving Ireland 2022 Report shows that the nonprofit sector experienced a 17% decline in fundraised income in 2020. Sectors such as Arts & Culture, Sport & Recreation, Health and others, experienced the most substantial decreases. In recent years, charitable organisations are seeking new ways to create long-term value to endure […]

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Nonprofit Talent Trends: Q4 2022

The impact of COVID-19 on senior nonprofit recruitment seems to be working its way through the system, based on 2into3’s latest snapshot of roles being advertised. The final quarter of 2022 saw a decline of 29% in the number of roles advertised, falling from 271 in Q4 2021 to 193 in Q4 2022. This three-month […]

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Introducing our Partnerships Practice for Corporates and Charities 

With the long-term implications of Covid-19 and the cost-of-living crisis, there is a wave of uncertainty facing our current economy. Governments alone cannot solve these issues and the expectation for businesses to make a social impact is increasing. Many businesses want to engage in a more sustainable relationship with society. A key way of doing […]