first_img  19 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Drop in donations leads to lay-offs Howard Lake | 14 May 2009 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Giving/Philanthropy Ireland Research / statisticscenter_img “The global economic climate is affecting most charities now,” it said.“We need to ensure that we cut our expenditure now to respond to the likely fall in donations. We have to live within our means – it is the only responsible way to plan for the future.”www.clicsargent.co.uk 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. CLIC Sargent in Northern Ireland has been forced to axe a vital support service for families in Northern Ireland due to an anticipated drop in donations.ClIC in Northern Ireland will also make 7 staff redundant as part of the cutbacks. The move comes as the recession has led to a downturn in donations and has prompted a full-scale review of the way the charity spends its money.In a statement the charity said that they were proposing a “small number” of redundancies across the UK and was consulting with staff. Advertisementlast_img