Workwithus launches online marketplace for voluntary organisations

first_imgScottish voluntary sector portal workwithus has launched 3rdforcebuying.com, a procurement resource to help match voluntary organisations with suppliers of relevant products and services.3rdForceBuying.com is “a selling and buying marketplace designed especially for charities and voluntary organisations to find a range of suitable products and services to buy.” Currently it lists suppliers in the categories of design & publishing, events management, training, business services, office & IT, utilities & telecoms, and miscellaneous.The online directory is designed to help Scotland’s 50,000 voluntary organisations locate and access the services of relevant commercial suppliers. Workwithus, published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVo), is encouraging companies to advertise their services and products to the “£2 billion [Scottish] Voluntary Sector.” They charge £100 a year, but will halve this in return for a link from the company’s site to the Workwithus site. Advertisement Howard Lake | 19 February 2004 | News Workwithus launches online marketplace for voluntary organisations 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.center_img Tagged with: Consulting & Agencies Digital Finance Business to business sites have a tremendous potential to help reduce costs for charities, many of whose buying expertise is still not as developed as it could be. Currently, however, 3rdforcebuying.com is simply a directory with no e-commerce element involved. Although the individual category listings are actually part of the workwithus.org site, they are not otherwise linked in to related content, as on UK Fundraising, on the wortwithus.org portal.  26 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more