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Professional Advisor Event
Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 6:00 PM (BST)
Halifax, United Kingdom
Community Foundation for Calderdale invitesyou to attend our next Professional Advisor event on June 21st, at Ainley Top Halifax/ Huddersfield, beging with a drink reception on arrival 6.00pm for a 6.30 start
Find out how you as professional advisers can help clients devise charitable strategies and donor agreements and support the Community Foundation for Calderdale. Join us and other professional advisers, solicitors, accountants and wealth management specialists for an evening of guest speakers, information & networking.
Charitable gifts from individuals can make a massive impact on lives, lifestyles, and communities in Calderdale. Donor agreements, transfer of shares, property or a portion of an estate after death can make an important difference to the lives of the elderly, young people, disabled, underprivileged young people, community groups or those with serious drink and drugs problems.
We are pleased to announce our guest speaker
Marcelle Speller OBE - Founder and Chief Executive, Localgiving.com &
Marcelle Speller OBE is the founder & Chief Executive of Localgiving.com and sponsor of Localgiving.com which provides small, local charities and community groups across the UK with an online fundraising platform to help them become more sustainable.She is also a trustee of the Community Foundation Network and founder of the Ardbrack Foundation, a personal foundation with a mission to enable philanthropic giving to local charities and community groups.
With an MBA from INSEAD, Marcelle worked in director and board level marketing positions with multinational companies, including American Express, Avis and Inter-Continental Hotels. She also spent more than 10 years in leading advertising agencies in London and Amsterdam.
In 1996, Marcelle co-founded Holiday-Rentals.com, which became Europe’s leading website for advertising private holiday homes. Nine years later, the company was sold and, following a workshop at the Institute for Philanthropy, Marcelle was inspired to launch Localgiving.com in 2008.
Marcelle received an OBE in June 2011 for her extensive work in philanthropy.
Second Guest Speaker
Andrew Banks - Owner of Squeezer Digital Marketing
Andrew has 10 years experience in digital marketing working both client and agency side. His expertise is in understanding business objectives and turning these into digital marketing campaigns that deliver real returns.
In 2007 Andrew founded a digital marketing agency in Leeds which he grew to 12 staff inside three years and delivered digital strategy and planning for the likes of Genting Casinos, At The Races, Littlewoods, Nectar, Maryland Cookies.
Andrew is an avid supporter of the Foundation pledgeing a % of yearly profits to the foundation
The evening will have an entertainment will be provided by Future Heros - a project that has been on many ocasions funded by the Foundation
The Future hero award is granted by N.O.L.E and are designed to encourage and nurture the talent and potential of Calderdale students who show particular musical promise and involve the sponsorship of individual students of secondary school age providing support and professional mentoring for their area of musical interest. This can take the form of specialist tuition, attending courses or concerts, an upgraded musical instrument, singing classes or whatever is most appropriate to that young person’s musical development and personal ambitions.
Places are limited so book today to avoid disappointment
Please note that whilst the event is free, a donation to the foundation would be gratefully accepted via local giving click here
The Community Foundation’s endowment comes from a whole range of people who have invested with us to help the communities of Calderdale.
We manage dozens of funds of various sizes. From these funds, grants are distributed to support the critical work that voluntary, community and charitable organisations are doing around Calderdale.
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