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Digital Gift Aid

Collecting Gift Aid through DONATE™ Gift Aid is a vital source of revenue for all charities in both its traditional and digital forms. In 2020, 31% of all digital transactions given through DONATE™ attracted Gift Aid generating significant additional income for our charitable partners. However, the rules and processes around Gift Aid can be confusing…

5 Steps to a Great Text Giving Campaign for your Charity

The average person in the UK spends more than 24 hours a week online (that’s one whole day every week). In April 2020 this increased by 37 minutes more each day per online adult compared with January 2020 [i] Text Giving for Charities Text giving allows charities to accept donations and donors to make donations…

Digital fundraising sees surge in popularity during lockdown

We recently reached out to the charities signed up to DONATE™ to see just how much their fundraising plans have changed since lockdown, and the results are clear; digital, mobile and text fundraising methods have, and are, growing significantly. Our research found that an overwhelming majority (83% of charities) who use the DONATE™ platform have…

Charity Jobs this August – Keep on innovating

Lockdown has meant that many charities have been forced to update fundraising plans and consistently keep developing new ideas.  Many charities that had been looking at a funding deficit were recently delighted by the news that the London Marathon is to take place at home, joining the huge numbers of events that have ‘gone virtual’…

Record text giving campaign raises over £290k

Since lockdown in March fundraising methods have had to adapt. A recent survey by DONATE™ has shown that half of respondents see text giving as a new and powerful fundraising channel with live events having been culled. Text giving provides an easy way to raise money, can be turned into a regular monthly donation and…

Taking a look at Natural England this Earth Day

This year, Earth Day is marking 50 years of environmental action and education. Celebrated every year on April 22nd, Earth Day began as a way to give a voice to individuals and to hold those in power accountable for their actions. This year, the theme for Earth Day is climate action, but the options available…

Charities rising to the digital challenge due to Coronavirus

Charities up and down the country have been looking to digital fundraising as a means of raising both project and core funding during these uncertain and unprecedented times. With events cancelled and volunteers staying at home, many charities are facing a black hole in fundraising. Now is the time to accelerate digital fundraising to bring…

How Barclaycard helped the National Funding Scheme adapt to modern consumer payment habits.

View the National Funding Scheme Barclaycard case study (PDF 3MB)