Standard Life to launch new charitable trust this year

first_imgThe decision to create the trust was ratified at last week’s Annual General Meeting and announced by Standard Life’s Chairman Gerry Grimstone.There is no information yet on when grantmaking policies will be published, so prospective applications are not being invited.www.standardlife.com Standard Life to launch new charitable trust this year 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. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Financial services company Standard Life plc is to establish the Standard Life Charitable Trust later this year, with an initial investment of around £5 million.About £700,000 of this funding will come from residual funds available from a change in the way that shareholders are able to invest their cash dividend payments, with the remaining sum coming from Standard Life’s Unclaimed Assets Trust.The Trust will be used “to enable Standard Life to continue its approach to corporate responsibility and to support Standard Life’s community investment programmes”. Advertisementcenter_img Tagged with: corporate Funding  26 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 18 May 2009 | Newslast_img


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