Advertisement Melanie May | 10 July 2019 | News Tagged with: grants 471 total views, 3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis26 About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. 470 total views, 2 views today Invisible Grantmakers 2019 published AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis26 Invisible Grantmakers 2019 is now available, published by Social Partnership Marketing.This is the 22nd annual edition of its specialist trust listing, which reports each year on a different selection of 100 grant making trusts that for various reasons are not listed in the most widely used trust directories.Invisible Grantmakers 2019 details 100 trusts, collectively worth over £2 billion, that are distributing funds to a broad range of charitable causes. Last year these trusts distributed over £14m in grants in total.Invisible Grantmakers is compiled from Social Partnership Marketing’s trust database, which is based on detailed item by item analysis of entries on the Charity Commission’s Register of Charities. Each annual edition is different, with no trust ever featured twice.Each entry outlines the trust’s giving preferences, with reference to past grants and stated giving criteria. The latest income, assets and grant figures are also reported, together with trustee names and full contact details. High net worth trustees are identified, as are trustee links to other charities.Print copies of the limited edition report cost £132. PDF copies are also available.Editor Robert Pike said:“When we first produced Invisible Grantmakers, we thought of it as an aid to smaller charities that lacked the resources to undertake their own trust research, but the Charity Register maintained by the Charity Commission contains many well-hidden gems and even the best-resourced charities will not have the time to sift endlessly through this body of data – so we are pleased to now be undertaking this task for charitable institutions of all sizes, as well as individual prospect researchers.”
45 Sunnycrest Drive, Terranora.HIGH-END hotel style combines with family-inspired practicality at this jaw-dropping Terranora mansion. For most homebuyers, a convenient location seals the deal but for homeowners Dean Tuckwell and his wife Marcella Chavarria it was a house that made them feel miles away. 45 Sunnycrest Drive, Terranora.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North6 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day ago“In the evenings you feel as if you are living in the Hollywood hills, you’re looking down at the twinkling Tweed Valley.“It’s breathtaking.” Sprawled across a 4017sq m block, the home lets the outside in with louvred windows and sliding doors. 45 Sunnycrest Drive, Terranora.“When we first bought the home we decided to book a trip to a village in Bali called Ubud,” Mr Tuckwell said. “The village is known for its beautiful art and we got an awful lot of inspiration that we managed to fill a whole shipping container with homewares and interiors. 45 Sunnycrest Drive, Terranora.“It was the house that originally drew my wife and I to Terranora, we saw it in the paper one day and had to check it out,” Mr Tuckwell said. “The house was so stunning that we couldn’t resist not buying it and we decided we could put up with the extra commute to work for a beautiful home. 45 Sunnycrest Drive, Terranora.Hotel-inspired hanging daybeds from Cambodia feature on the timber deck.“I work from home half the week and the views are a nice perk,” Mr Tuckwell said. 45 Sunnycrest Drive, Terranora.The boss of Brisbane-based travel company, The Adventure Traveller, and his candle-making wife who is the mastermind behind Velas scented candles, bought the sprawling retreat three-and-a-half years ago. 45 Sunnycrest Drive, Terranora.“We also brought back Indonesian fishing boats and used them as a light decoration outside.” 45 Sunnycrest Drive, Terranora.An open fireplace, stone benchtops, timber flooring and library add a touch of luxury to the functional living spaces. The travel guru, who has visited Bali more than 20 times, said he and his wife wanted to create a hotel style at home. 45 Sunnycrest Drive, Terranora. 45 Sunnycrest Drive, Terranora.The couple said they added the deck in but their favourite addition was the garden bathroom. “I have wanted to design an outdoor shower for 25 years and this property was perfect for it,” Mr Tuckwell said.
Ms Miles said technology was becoming increasingly integrated within our daily lives due to our active lifestyles.“This demand has flowed into the design world where we are beginning to see technology emerge more often within the home,” she said.“For example, coming home late at night and being able to remotely activate the house’s lighting, cooling and security, all from the user’s smartphone.”Fixtures, bold splashbacks and benchtops will be used to create a layering effect of textures and colours to personalise the heart of the home.Smart fixtures will also make an appearance within the bathroom, offering advanced technology shower accessories with automated innovations and more personalised offerings.Ms Miles said bathrooms were no longer the sterile, utilitarian spaces in a home.“More and more we are seeing them become a room fitted with furniture and decor that creates a spa-like experience. These rooms are becoming places of respite and relaxation, exciting the user’s senses through additions of soft furnishings and aromatics,” she said.“Smart features are becoming increasingly popular in order to customise these user experiences. From thermostatic temperature controls, automated sensors and lighting, to illuminated bathroom fixtures and fittings, we are seeing huge technological advancements finding their way into our water closets.’’For more styling inspiration, visit Porter Davis’ World of Style (WOS) showroom in Fortitude Valley or online via qld.porterdavis.com.au/world-of-style More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus13 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market13 hours agoPorter Davis says the way of the future is clever integration of technology in homes. Porter Davis says clever integration of technology, appliances and furnishings from the kitchen to the bathroom will become more evident, with advancements in smarter home technology throughout the home.Smarter technology in Queensland homes will be ramped up this year with appliances and furnishings from the kitchen to the bathroom.Porter Davis Queensland lead interior designer Janelle Miles said streamlining was a new buzzword for 2019, enabling all areas of the home to work better together to create harmonious spaces.Most buyers who are investing in smart fixtures and features throughout their homes are commonly undertaking new builds, Ms Miles said.“This is mainly due to the ease of installation and the ability to personalise aspects that cater to the individual’s tastes and desires,” she said.“Technology is becoming increasingly affordable and more common to have in your home. In saying this, renovations can lead to a lot of unknowns and factors that might become quite costly to a buyer who is looking to retrofit these emerging technologies.”She said sleek and smooth kitchens would become the norm, achieved by “streamlining’’ technology, cabinetry and appliances to create a luxurious and harmonious space. Smart fridges and voice-controlled appliances would be standard and expect to see less fixtures and fittings as kitchens evolve as handless spaces, including practical touch control cabinets.“This look will be complemented with natural finishes, including light marbles and dark timbers to contrast. Chrome is still king, however matte black will continue to trend with brushed brass and gunmetal immerging in tapware offerings,” she said.
AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisOSSINEKE, Mich. — Students and teachers got together at Sanborn Elementary school to celebrate veterans day with some real American heroes. The students all got a chance to show their appreciation. Some read poems, others sang songs, and a few gave out gifts.Principal Pauline Burnham says they have been holding this event for 10 years. She also said its a joy to see her students take the time to thank our veterans. “Each class was proud to give in some way,” she said. “A lot of the little ones made special gifts for our veterans and you could see it light up their faces.”Philip Carriveau served four years in the United States Air Force during Operation Desert Storm. He attended Sanborn when he was a kid and is glad to come back and share this day with the students. “There’s a lot of history in coming here in support of the veterans, both when I was a veteran and now as an adult.”Carriveau received an American flag heart with “thank you for your service” written on the back. He said, “Knowing that a young child made this thinking of some unnamed veteran. I was lucky enough and blessed enough to get this one. Getting gifts like this is a great thing. It feels good. It really feels good.”Carriveau was one of about 30 veterans that were honored at the assembly. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis Tags: Sanborn ElementaryContinue ReadingPrevious Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs offers veterans opportunities for obtaining licensing in MichiganNext Alpena High School to hold forum to prepare parents for college decisions