The Annual Irish-Not-For-Profit Sector: Fundraising Performance Report Launches 27th of September

Starting on the 27th of September  2into3 will hold four events around the country to launch the annual Irish Not-for-Profit Sector: Fundraising Performance Report, supported by The Community Foundation for Ireland, Quilter Cheviot, BDO and Salesforce. This will be the 9th annual report prepared by 2into3, which provides a detailed view of a representative sample […]

Senior Recruitment in the Not-for-Profit Sector Continues to Rise

Recruitment in the not-for-profit sector is much more active according to the latest edition of the 2into3 Quarterly Recruitment Monitor. There were 55% more management-level roles opportunities in Q2 2019 (173) than there were in Q2 2018 (112). To complement the Quarterly Recruitment Monitor, 2into3 also released a snapshot survey to learn more about the […]

National Sports Policy Looks at Unlocking the Potential of Philanthropic Funding

This morning (July 19th), the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport released 33 identified actions of the National Sports Policy to implement between 2020 – 2022. In particular, Action Points 30 & 31 focus on reforming sporting bodies’ tax structure. 2into3 welcomes details within the draft action plan that outline a review and possible amendment […]

Total Fundraised Income Rose by 3% in 2018

Total fundraised income for 2018 rose by 3% from 2017, according to the latest data from the Quarterly Fundraising Monitor. This can be attributed, in part, to a major rise in Corporate Donations, which surged by a staggering 40%, as more organisations put a heavier emphasis on CSR and Charity Partnerships. Once again, the Social […]

Recruiting in full employment – How does the not-for-profit sector keep up?

In May 2019, the Central Statistics Office reported that the level of unemployment in Ireland had fallen to just 4.4%, quite a contrast from the 12.1% reported in May 2009. The recent economic recovery has seen phenomenal growth in the number of job opportunities available, with the term “full employment” appearing more and more in […]

Sports Capital 2018: Mapping Per Capita Trends by County

All of Ireland now looks to topple Dublin’s dominance in football. Like football, securing sports funding is another competition – it’s every county for itself. Over a weekend period last May, word began to spread about a Sports Capital Equipment-Only announcement, which came as no surprise on a week heading into European and local elections. […]

A New Playbook for Sports Governance

Last Friday, in partnership with Sport for Business, 2into3 held a panel discussion in the offices of Mason, Hayes & Curran to discuss ‘Governance in Sport’. The event was held in light of the recent scandals engulfing the Irish sporting world. 2into3 Director, Dennis O’Connor was delighted to take part in the panel discussion, chaired […]

Entries for the Good Governance Awards are now open!

We are delighted to announce that 2into3 are one of the partner organisations for this year’s Carmichael Good Governance Awards. The awards, now in their fourth year aim to acknowledge, encourage and promote good governance practice by not-for-profit organisations in Ireland. The GGAs are open to organisations of all shapes and sizes. In total, there […]

Federation of Irish Sport Annual Conference – What we learned?

The Conference asked the question if sport is the most inclusive community of all. Simply put, yes it is. Sport is one of the few communities that welcomes people from all communities, cultures, ethnicities and backgrounds. The key to successfully managing this is showing leadership and managing strong relationships. Cross-sectoral approaches form the basis of […]

Sports Capital 2018 Equipment Round Announced

The Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport has allocated the 2018 equipment round of the Sports Capital Programme. In total, €9,790,544 has been allocated to local & regional projects with a further announcement on non-equipment projects expected in September of this year. Over 500 clubs applied for equipment grants in 2018, of which 75% were […]