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iGO eBooks Website
Welcome to iGO eBooks Website pages by Gordon Owen purely designed to provide an offline overview of what is available.
Our Fundraising Training & Voluntary Sector GovernanceMaterial Series of... More > publications are available in.pdf, eBook, iBooks, and Hardcopy.
Other supporting material inPowerPoint Presentations are also available on request for interactive training please e-mail us for more information.
The fundraising training material series provides a guide and reference to techniques, things to consider, and contacts with url links for new, small, and emerging groups/organisations in the charity sector seeking to improve their engagement with potential funders in the statutory, corporate, and charitable trusts/foundations sectors.
An additional separate VS governance material seriesalso exists to support organisations, (particularly, new, small, and emerging groups), with their polices, procedures to develop 'best practice’ in striving to deliver effective services.< Less
Handbook + Information + Contacts - Resource Data for Night Shelter Volunteers & Workers
This Handbook + Information + Contacts - Resource Data for Night Shelter Volunteers & Workers eBook simply serves to provide an outline guidance for ay group setting up a Night Shelter in their... More > locality and some of the information, contacts, and resources that may help in the process of adopting their practice and procedures in their operation.
It is a general guide and will need to be modified to suit the particular Night Shelter, its venue(s), and those involved be they volunteers and/or employed workers and whether operated directly, through a consortium or cluster of groups, or via a umbrella organisation.< Less
Writing your Application | Fundraising
Guidance and key pointers on writing a voluntary sector grant-aid application - things to consider and include from both an organisation applicant and potential grant-aid funder perspective be they a... More > Trust, Foundation, Statutory, or Private Sector.
This e-book also gives help in how to mail merge letters, forms, labels, and contacts.< Less
An introductory guidance to having a Volunteering handbook. The following pages in this eBook serve as a guide model to use and should users can add, alter, or amend to mould into the... More > organisation’s structure so as to be mutually suited for the organisation and volunteers.
It should not be treated as a definitive document as no ‘one-size fits all’ so should be modified and tailored accordingly.< Less
Charities and Political Policy/Campaigning
There are a number of ways in which a charity may be at risk of becoming embroiled in party politics, albeit unintentionally.
These are set out under five headings, along with best practice advice... More > covered in this eBook.
This eBook does not serve to advocate not developing a policy that embraces lobbying and certainly not of campaigning but merely airs caution to consideration that have to be considered in the process of adopting any policy and practice which involve this. It is a basic simple neutral guide and does not cover what is a complexed comprehensive matter, not includes a list of lobbyists.
Professional advice should be sought and guidance is available from the Charity Commission – a link to their relevant webpage is given in this eBook.< Less
CashBook - Excel Design Monthly Reconciliation Records
This eBook is designed to provide an important reminder for all organisations (although focused on new small, and emerging groups), to maintain good financial bookkeep as part of its overall... More > organisational operation.
This eBook edition purely provides screen shots of each of the five main spreadsheet headings that need to be kept and maintained on a monthly basis recorded all income and expenditure.
This instruction guide on use accompanies the Excel template. It serves as a timely reminder to keep a record of all transactions made on a month-by-month basis within a financial/fiscal year.
Whilst copyright is reserved to the publisher's, a hyperlink is contained within to enable those who buy this eBook the ability to download the actual Excel Spreadsheet (with formulas) to carry out a Transactional Cash Book and Bank Reconciliations and may be used by the purchasing organisation only by permission.< Less
Commission-Based Fundraising | Pros & Cons - Why Not?
We are frequently asked to take Fundraising assignments on a commission-only basis.
Whilst we have undertaken fundraisers assignments on a commission basis in the past with relative success and to... More > mutual benefit the whole concept has fraught with potential problems.
There are a decreasing number of fundraisers being prepared to undertake assignments on this basis.
This eBook is a discussion on the principles and reasons behind our stance.< Less
Fundraising Exiting Strategy
This alternative visual version also originally formed part of fundraising training aimed at new, small, and emerging groups who, having achieved funding for a project moved straight to delivering it... More > but towards the end of the funding life cycle omitted to give sufficient advance consideration to renewable funding to sustain the work of new, small, and emerging organisations..
This eBook gives thought and practical consideration to a fundraising Exiting Strategy so as to enable sustainable service delivery, outcomes, and effective continuity of the organisation so as to quantify new grant aid funding from potential grant aid funders. It includes practical ideas and an illustrative example of once area of discipline with identifying potential researched funders, information and url links to begin the process of engaging and looking at applying for their respective currently available funding streams.< Less
Equal Opportunities Policy In Employment & Service Delivery
An equal opportunities policy simply sets out how your organisation is going to make sure that your organisation is open and accessible and strives to treat people fairly.
Your organisation needs to... More > comply with the Equalities Act. Your equal opportunities policy does not have to be long and fancy: a simply worded, one side of A4 paper would be fine. The most important thing is that you have thought about what you put in it, that it's useful for your organisation and that you will and can do what you have said. There is no point in having a policy that is written hastily, then put in a filing cabinet and forgotten about.
This eBook serves to provide a model example to add, alter, or amend to suit your organisation and adopt after having shared and discussed with staff/volunteers so that there are aware and agree to work with the ethos of the policy.< Less