Howard Lake | 6 September 2006 | News IoF call for session proposals for Convention 2007 Tagged with: Events AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 15 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The Institute of Fundraising is calling for session proposals for its National Convention 2007.Proposals from potential speakers – fundraising practitioners, managers and consultants, policy, marketing and communications professionals as well as all senior level charity personnel – are welcome.The Institute asked that the proposals should address issues that are relevant to fundraising organisations and should be aimed at delegates with varying levels of experience. Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. The deadline for submissions is 13 October. They will be assessed by the Convention Board and all applications will be notified by mid-January 2007 whether their session has been selected for the final programme.
Seasonally adjusted data for owner occupied housing fell 2.1 per cent. Picture: Jodie RichterINVESTOR commitment in housing used for rent or resale has crashed to its lowest level in over a year, according to latest finance data.The fall was part of a $1.18b drop in finance commitments for housing for both owner occupiers and commercial interests in latest data to September, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.Seasonally adjusted figures showed commercial finance commitments in housing by non-individuals, that is, companies, super funds and the like, dropped to $749million.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus23 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market23 hours agoIt was a fall of $312m in the month – a significant drop considering the category “purchase of dwellings by others for rent or resale” had not previously gone below a billion dollars in over a year. Non-individual finance commitments in dwellings for rent or resale was $749m. Picture: AAP Image/Dan Peled.Individual purchases of dwellings for rent or resale were also down, falling a massive $432m to $10.071b. It wasn’t the lowest the category has gone to this past year, having dropping below $10b in June to $9.947b.The only other finance commitment that was higher than that of individual investors was owner occupiers buying established dwellings – which was $17.426b in September – a fall of $369m.Owner occupiers borrowing to build homes also fell in the month, though not as dramatically, falling $98m to $1.998b.The seasonally adjusted series for owner occupied housing fell 2.1 per cent.