O'Kennedy Consulting

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Launch of Charity Careers Ireland

Mary O’Kennedy and Bruce Tait have together launched the new recruitment company Charity Careers...
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"O'Kennedy Consulting has assisted the Vodafone Foundation in undertaking evaluations on our existing charitable projects. The experience has been truly professional from the outset and the result has been detailed insight on projects along with comprehensive recommendations. Always a pleasure to work with and we look forward to working with O'Kennedy Consulting again in the near future." Laura Turkington, Vodafone Foundation


 


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CSR & Individual Giving


CSR Services As a result of the increasing interest in CSR and structured charitable giving programmes, O' Kennedy Consulting has developed a suite of programmes aimed at assisting corporates and individuals to develop clear structures and priorities in relation to charitable giving and community support that will have long term benefits for both the donor and the benefiting charity.

 

Clients have included:
» Bank of Scotland
» The Atlantic Philanthropies
» Vodafone Foundation Ireland

Below is an outline of some of the services OKC offers in this area:

1. REVIEW AND ANALYSIS
» Review and analysis of your giving programme to date
» Evaluation of your giving programme against personal and corporate vision
» Impact assessment of giving to date

2. CSR HEALTH CHECK
» Customer Survey
» Employee Survey
» Environmental Impact Survey
» Social Impact Survey

3. DRAFTING A NEW CORPORATE/ INDIVIDUAL GIVING POLICY
» Facilitation and planning regarding a new corporate policy
» Identification of fields of interest and potential recipient projects
» Establishment of new policies in light of carbon footprint issues

4. ESTABLISHING NEW GIVING STRUCTURES AND POLICIES
» Establishment of a giving mechanism either in-house or through a third party
» Establishing grants policies, application processes and reporting and monitoring mechanisms
» Creation of public relations material to accompany the giving programme
» Planning an announcement event
» Creation of effective tax structures

5. PROMOTING PHILANTHROPY AMONG EMPLOYEES
» Establishing employee payroll and other giving and events-based schemes
» Establishing a corporate matching policy for employee giving

6. PARTNERSHIPS
» Facilitation of relationships with other corporations on issues of common concern
» Representing the company's interests on project oversight panels and networking events

7. PERSONAL SUPPORT
» Assisting high net worth individuals and emerging/new philanthropists formulate their own giving plans

These Services will be delivered by a team from O'Kennedy Consulting. Further background and information on the experience of those involved is available on request.