2. Three new board members at UK Community FoundationsAwarded an MBE in this year’s New Year’s Honours for his services to education and the community in Bristol, Stephen Parsons’ charity leadership spans numerous charitable groups covering social enterprise, education, music and community funding.Highly commended in Charity Times’ Rising Star CEO category, London Community Foundation’s Sonal Shah has been co-opted onto the UKCF board, bringing ten years’ experience in community foundations with a particular emphasis on growth, mergers and fundraising.Alun Evans, Business Development Director for Quilter Cheviot Investment Management, has over 35 years’ experience in the investment world, and is also a Trustee of the Community Foundation in Wales.3. Baroness Patience WheatcroftBaroness Patience Wheatcroft is the new patron of The National Funding Scheme. She will join existing patrons Robert Dufton, Baroness Lane Fox of Soho CBE, Dame Fiona Reynolds DBE, Christopher Rodrigues CBE and Lord Smith of Finsbury PCM.Baroness Patience Wheatcroft said:“The arts and culture enrich us all. DONATE makes it very easy for people to support what they enjoy, when they are enjoying it. DONATE builds communities, helping organisations nurture relationships with their donors, however small. DONATE is about democratising philanthropy, and it works!” Tagged with: Management Recruitment / people trustees AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 8 April 2015 | News Main photo: leading a flock of birds by Bplanet on Shutterstock.com Here are some of the latest fundraising, management and leadership appointments in the fundraising sector in April 2015.1. Claudia BradbyThe Shackleton Foundation, the charity which supports social entrepreneurs in Sir Ernest Shackleton’s mould, has appointed Claudia Bradby, founder and CEO of one of the UK’s fastest-growing jewellery companies.Bill Shipton, the Shackleton Foundation’s Chairman said:“Claudia comes from a family of entrepreneurs and has had a lifelong interest in the power of inspiring leadership which is why we are delighted to welcome her to the board. Her appointment coincides with the centenary of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s fateful expedition to the Antarctic and a time when the charity is seeking applications from potential leaders.” Advertisement Fundraising appointments in April 2015 35 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 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.