Hosting a fundraising event can be one of most lucrative activities your charity executes when looking to raise more for your cause. With Christmas just around the corner, capitalising on the season of increased generosity can go a long way when looking to hit your fundraising goals.
#GivingTuesday is the biggest day of giving worldwide, with companies and individuals raising funds or donating their time. Arriving in the UK in 2014, just 2 years later it broke the World Record for the most money raised online for charity in 24 hours! It’s the UK’s #1 Twitter trend, running in over 70 countries including the US, Canada, Russia, Germany, Australia and Brazil, with 1 in 10 ...
Did you know you now can collect donations direct from Facebook? While this function isn’t necessarily new, rumour has it that many charities still haven’t yet utilized this feature, which makes it easier than ever for supporters to give without leaving Facebook.
For many, Thanksgiving is not just a time for celebration, but a day where Americans reflect on how fortunate they are and give thanks. People are much more generous around the holidays, as 34% of all charitable giving is done in the last three months of the year. Ask your donors to give thanks, by supporting your cause in an alternative way:
The iconic Children in Need initiative started on Christmas Day in 1972 in the format of a five-minute radio broadcast. The response was jaw dropping, and the money raised was split between 4 children’s charities.
#GivingTuesday can be a fantastic platform to promote community engagement and generosity across the globe. There’s less than a month to go until the big day, and by now we’re sure that your campaigns are well underway and ready to be bigger and better than ever.
Wednesday November 1st 2017 marks the beginning of this year’s Movember campaign. Movember is a movement that challenges men all over the globe to grow a moustache for the 30 days of November in order to raise awareness and funds for the physical and mental health of men. The Movember Foundation claim that the campaign will reduce the number of men dying prematurely by 25%.
Running a Christmas fundraising campaign is fundamental for charities, as you can really utilise the generosity of people at this time of year. The competition is fierce, as lots of organisations are fundraising, so it’s important to come up with a plan of action…
If you're planning a fundraising campaign in the run-up to Christmas you'll need to utilise the fact that people are much more generous around the holidays. Christmas is about so much more than just presents and good food, as over 50% of UK households make a charitable donation in December. So how exactly do you get people to give?
#GivingTuesday is the international day of giving, with over five million people across the world raising awareness for a charity of their choosing. Falling on Tuesday 28th November, people all over the globe will give their money, their time, or use their voice to help make a positive impact on the world.