Total Fundraised Income Rose by 3% in 2018

Total fundraised income for 2018 rose by 3% from 2017, according to the latest data from the Quarterly Fundraising Monitor. This can be attributed, in part, to a major rise in Corporate Donations, which surged by a staggering 40%, as more organisations put a heavier emphasis on CSR and Charity Partnerships. Once again, the Social […]

Recruiting in full employment – How does the not-for-profit sector keep up?

In May 2019, the Central Statistics Office reported that the level of unemployment in Ireland had fallen to just 4.4%, quite a contrast from the 12.1% reported in May 2009. The recent economic recovery has seen phenomenal growth in the number of job opportunities available, with the term “full employment” appearing more and more in […]

Sports Capital 2018: Mapping Per Capita Trends by County

All of Ireland now looks to topple Dublin’s dominance in football. Like football, securing sports funding is another competition – it’s every county for itself. Over a weekend period last May, word began to spread about a Sports Capital Equipment-Only announcement, which came as no surprise on a week heading into European and local elections. […]

A New Playbook for Sports Governance

Last Friday, in partnership with Sport for Business, 2into3 held a panel discussion in the offices of Mason, Hayes & Curran to discuss ‘Governance in Sport’. The event was held in light of the recent scandals engulfing the Irish sporting world. 2into3 Director, Dennis O’Connor was delighted to take part in the panel discussion, chaired […]

Entries for the Good Governance Awards are now open!

We are delighted to announce that 2into3 are one of the partner organisations for this year’s Carmichael Good Governance Awards. The awards, now in their fourth year aim to acknowledge, encourage and promote good governance practice by not-for-profit organisations in Ireland. The GGAs are open to organisations of all shapes and sizes. In total, there […]

Federation of Irish Sport Annual Conference – What we learned?

The Conference asked the question if sport is the most inclusive community of all. Simply put, yes it is. Sport is one of the few communities that welcomes people from all communities, cultures, ethnicities and backgrounds. The key to successfully managing this is showing leadership and managing strong relationships. Cross-sectoral approaches form the basis of […]

Sports Capital 2018 Equipment Round Announced

The Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport has allocated the 2018 equipment round of the Sports Capital Programme. In total, €9,790,544 has been allocated to local & regional projects with a further announcement on non-equipment projects expected in September of this year. Over 500 clubs applied for equipment grants in 2018, of which 75% were […]

A New Playbook for Sports Governance?

Sport for Business and 2into3, in partnership with Mason Hayes and Curran are hosting a timely discussion on the challenges facing Irish sport with regard to Governance. We have gathered a panel of smart thinkers in this space, taking reference from the Charity world and the changes that arose in that sector as well as […]

Charities turn to CSR and Charity Partnerships in Q3, 2018

Corporate Donations in Q3, 2018 doubled compared to Q3 of the previous year. This is according to the latest data from the Quarterly Fundraising Monitor, suggesting that organisations are availing of more CSR projects along with a heavier emphasis on charity partnerships. Meanwhile Fundraised Income also grew considerably in Q3 of 2018, with sector-wide growth […]

Fundraising Masterclasses: An Insight into Grassroot Sport

Keeping a club going takes commitment, endurance and guile. However, has your club ever reflected and asked, “where is our income coming from?” This is the first question I ask clubs when they attend one of our Fundraising Masterclasses. To the right is an accumulative funding model for all the attending clubs to date. Our […]