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Why do the commentors asume that making profit is bad? CIC's are profit making enterprises, as they should be, otherwise they would not be in business.

The ones that are set up to suck up funding are the ones which have been formed from previous public services as a way of continuing to pay staff out of the charitable purse. Which should never have been allowed but appathy is the greatest scourge of the world today and these things will continue to happen until the appathy ends and…

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Added by Irene Yvonne Lindsay on February 15, 2011 at 11:32 — No Comments

Fundraising by helping others to save money on essentials

I am all for receiving grants, however, I prefer to make money by enterprise.

Our organisation helps people at home and in business to save money on their utility bills and by doing so, we receive an ongoing residual income for our cause. (average family savings £817 a year, businesses can save 45% on their current costs)

The company that provides this is an award winning plc company, that has received 9 recommendations through Which magazine for its utilities…

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Added by Irene Yvonne Lindsay on November 8, 2010 at 13:06 — No Comments

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