online giving

22
Apr

Could starting a blog help to boost your online fundraising?

22 April 18

When it comes to planning an online fundraising campaign, there’s always a point at which you need to work out how you’re going to attract attention to your efforts. Social media is incredibly effective – and blogging makes up a big part of that. Blogging has become big business commercially – according to Tech Client…

15
Apr

Online giving is more secure than you thought… even more than in person!

15 April 18

Online giving has proven something of a phenomenon, enabling givers to support a wide range of causes, whether local or not. But is it secure? Traditionally, we’ve assumed that there can be no more secure way of making a donation than handing it over in person or sending someone a cheque. However, there’s a lot…

26
Mar

How to get your social media to build your online fundraising campaign

26 March 18

  Tackling social media is crucial for any charity or fundraiser looking to really engage with potential supporters. However, it can be something of a mystery if you don’t have a huge amount of experience with it. If you’re looking to use social media to build your online fundraising campaign then these are some of…

15
Mar

The basics of creating  a strong online fundraising campaign with longevity

15 March 18

It’s amazing what you can achieve with a strong online fundraising campaign. With the right structure, strategy and planning you can build a community around your cause and raise crucial funds to deliver essential resources. However, not every online fundraising campaign lives up to expectations – and not all have the kind of longevity that…

10
Mar

Have you tried these methods within your fundraising campaign?

10 March 18

Perhaps one of the biggest challenges in online fundraising is the fact that many existing methods are tried and tested. On the one hand this can be useful data when it comes to working out what might be the best option for your fundraising campaign. On the other hand, it makes it difficult to ensure…

05
Mar

How do online fundraising trends affect non-profit organisations?

05 March 18

Online fundraising is an increasingly powerful force in the giving world. Statistics vary but, while offline fundraising methods still raise more, there is every indication that we are beginning to move towards online as the donation method of choice. For non-profit organisations it’s important to note the trend towards online giving and, in particular, what…

25
Feb

What is Gift Aid and how does it work?

25 February 18

  You might have recently been asked the question “do you want to Gift Aid that?” If you haven’t come across Gift Aid before then no doubt you had no idea how to respond. Gift Aid is actually a really useful tool for UK charities and one that you need to be aware of if…

05
Feb

6 online fundraising trends we are likely to see in the near future

05 February 18

The online world changes at a fast pace and the trends and ideas that affect digital in general are also filtering down into online fundraising. Whether you’re planning to create your own campaign in the near future, or curious about where the upcoming changes could be, here are 6 online fundraising trends to look out…

05
Feb

Make the Most of Your Fundraising in Light of the Facebook News Feed Changes

05 February 18

Facebook’s news feed algorithm is getting a dramatic new makeover for 2018. The motivation behind the changes is to prioritise “meaningful social interactions” and to focus on fostering a greater sense of community and wellbeing among Facebook users. This was all explained recently by head honcho Mark Zuckerberg. However, given that the result of these…

01
Feb

How will the GDPR affect the way charities manage online giving?

01 February 18

  The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is due to come into force in the UK on 25th May this year. It will have a wide-ranging impact on organisations collecting and/or handling the data of others, including those in the charity sector. For charities that are currently using digital as a way to grow…