first_img  40 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Ireland legacies NICVA Northern Ireland Howard Lake | 21 September 2012 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Will notification service for Northern Ireland charities announced Will to Give, the organisation promoting legacy giving in Northern Ireland, is to launch a Will Notification Service for charities in November.The WillGiftsNI Service will let charities know when they have been named in wills probated in Northern Ireland. They will receive a copy of the actual will to give them a better idea of the person or motivation behind the legacy.Colin Ferguson, Chair of Will to Give said: “We are very pleased to work with the Department of Social Development and the Probate Office in Northern Ireland to make this service available. Will to Give was formed by local charities to provide exactly this sort of practical service as well as promote will-giving and to make it more of a social-norm.”Not-for-profit business services company Sector Matters will administer WillGiftsNI on behalf of Will to Give. Paula Reynolds, its Director, said: “For the first time charities will receive early notification of money left to their charity. This will enable subscribers to have the opportunity to receive money more promptly and to forecast future income from legacy gifts.”She said their service will be able to send copies of the actual will to named charities giving them a much fuller picture of the person who has so generously thought of them.Data on charitable wills in Northern IrelandNeil Irwin of NICVA, Secretariat for Will to Give, commented: “Will to Give is putting in place plans to analyse wills with charitable gifts to produce an accurate picture of will-giving in Northern Ireland. This is to inform future strategy at the micro and macro level for the promotion of legacy giving and to increase philanthropy to the not-for-profit sector.”Fees for WillGiftsNIIrwin said that charities wishing to join the service would pay an annual subscription fee divided into £15 + VAT a month if they were Will to Give members. Non Will to Give members would pay £40 + VAT a month. There would be no charge for each notification.The new service will be formally launched at The Will to Give conference which takes place at NICVA in Belfast on 9 November 2012.www.nicva.org 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.last_img

Will notification service for Northern Ireland charities announced

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