There has been alot of discussion in these weeks about core funding, so I thought I had better cover this topic this week.
What is core funding?Core funding is the term in the third sector that refers to the amount of money required to run the basic bare bone service. It is normally 'the service' before any diversification and new projects came on stream. In short, core funding has to be linked very closely to principle aims of the organisation. Nowadays it is really difficult to get core funding! In particular, groups fail to explain clearly what they propose to do when
As the final curtain draws on a little competition in South Africa, I thought it opportune to reflect on the notion of brand building. This somewhat esoteric topic is pertinent in the maturation of BME community, as it is an important step on the road to the longevity that we all aspire to.
World Cup sidestep?Sidestepping the last bastion of unvarnished nationalism (aka team Capello) & other troublesome issues, South Africa took a $26Billion gamble to rebrand itself : From a divided, crime & disease ridden basket case, to the emergent Rainbow nation, with
Another month has flown and I am still sitting here juggling pies (some of them in their mud form) for the local community. It will be a short one this month, I'm afraid since I must go to bed before 2:00am.... Second Month on funding and I feel that there are many more months to go with this one. When it comes to needs, Ken Lowles tells us to think of an archery target. In the middle gold is the application. The next circle (red) is the neighbourhood or ward; the next the town / city;