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Archive 2018

Five proposal writing tips – straight from the donor’s mouth

Proposal writing is an alchemy of art and science, requiring endurance, attention to detail and expert storytelling finesse. Securing a major gift fundamentally comes down to relationship building – but if you don’t have the writing to back this up, you remain at the bottom of the pile. So how can fundraisers stand out in a written context? Here are five tips straight from donors themselves, as heard on I.G. Advisors’ podcast, What Donors Want.

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It's not too late to protect yourself from Flu!

Influenza (flu) is now circulating across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, and the number of cases is increasing. The flu vaccine remains the best way to protect yourself against catching flu and vaccines are still available and offer protection.

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Carers Wales Employee Survey Questionnaire

As the working population ages and our loved ones are living longer, supporting carers who work is becoming increasingly important. Carers Wales wants to know your thoughts on how your employers could make your lives better by adopting certain working practices.

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Being Heard: a self-advocacy toolkit for carers

Caring can be rewarding in its own ways but it can also be very isolating. Carers may not know what help to ask for, how to ask, or indeed who to ask. The Carers Self-Advocacy Toolkit is a group of integrated resources to help carers get their voices heard.

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Looking After Someone (Wales)

The Carers Wales edition of 'Looking after someone: Information and support for carers' is our guide for anyone caring for family or friends. The guide outlines your rights as a carer and gives an overview of the practical and financial support available.

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Job Vacancy - Advocate/Volunteer Coordinator

Advocate/Volunteer Coordinator - 35 hours per week covering Cardiff and the Vale - Salary £20,061 per annum (maternity cover until end September) Part-time hours may be considered. Application closing date: 10am Monday 29th January 2018. Interview date: Monday 5th February 2018

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Heroes assemble for Spring Clean Cymru

Keep Wales Tidy’s Spring Clean Cymru aims to encourage people across Wales to get together this St David’s Day to clean up their local areas, beaches and rivers – bringing home to people that plastics and other waste ends up in our oceans because of irresponsible littering. Community groups, schools and businesses will all be taking part in four days of action from 1-4 March.

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