CAN sponsor Business Charity Awards


CAN Mezzanine at the Third Sector business charity awards

CAN are thrilled to announce that it will be sponsoring the Community Impact award at the Business Charity Awards on Thursday 25th May. The Community Impact award is given to a business that has provided vital support to a charitable project in a specific locality.


Now in their eighth year, the Business Charity Awards 2017 recognise the outstanding contributions made by UK businesses who pride themselves on educating the wider business community about the best ways to support good causes.

The awards will take place at the Hilton London Bankside as part of Fundraising Week, from Monday 22nd May until Friday 26th May, organised by the publication Third Sector.


Judges for the Business Charity Awards discussing at CAN Mezzanine, Borough

Judging for the Business Charity Awards taking place at CAN Mezzanine, Borough

CAN Mezzanine hosted the judging for the Business Charity Awards in its Borough building.

The headline event of the week is the Annual Fundraising Conference which will take place at the Royal College of Physicians on Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th May.

Ben Pearce, Social Business Analyst for CAN Invest, is leading two workshops at the conference on the importance of measuring social impact:

“I’m not worried about measuring my organisations impact; I know we do great work”

Come along to this interactive workshop to find out why your organisation can’t afford to miss out on measuring social impact, how easy it is to do and how it will help you grow faster using examples from CAN’s portfolio of 100+ organisations.

Ben will also be on a panel- What you can learn from social enterprise- with leaders in the social enterprise industry to help attendees to understand if the social enterprise model is for them. The panel will run from 15:40 – 16:20 on Tuesday 23rd May.

On the first day the workshop will run from 14:30–15:10 and on the second day it will take place from 15:30–16:10.

Industry-leading speakers at the conference include Chair of the Fundraising Regulator, Lord Michael Grade, Fundraising Manager for Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation (both CAN organisations) and Peter Holbrook, Chief Executive of Social Enterprise UK.

Lord Michael Grade, chair, Fundraising Regulator will deliver the keynote speech- What will the introduction of the new Fundraising Preference Service and the changing regulatory landscape mean for your organisation?- on day two of the conference.

Download the programme brochure and agenda.

Book the fundraising conference here.

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