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Spotlight Spring. How small charities are creating a huge impact

Spotlight Infographic_Spring ’21 pdf . In this edition of Spotlight we review the spring Fundraising we have seen across DONATE™ by our smaller charity partners. Featuring Animal conservation, essential and personal fundraising campaigns.

Charity Jobs this May

Up and down the country, charities are seeing a surge in donations with generosity in abundance in the current climate. This typically generous response by the British public acknowledges the pressure charities are under and the efforts they are making to fundraise.  As we spend more and more time in the natural environment, why not…

Covid19 – Emergency fundraising for foodbanks

Are you a foodbank? Do you need to urgently raise donations and funds for your foodbank? Join the many other foodbanks using DONATE and raise text and web donations from the public. To join DONATE click here: To see what other foodbanks are doing see: St Paul’s Foodbank, Hounslow S6, Sheffield Bridgewater Foodbank

Kids For Quids…proving the power of text donations

In November 2019, we teamed up with The Sun on Sunday to help them with their Kids for Quids Christmas fundraiser, utilising our text giving service to fundraise for gifts for children in hospital at Christmas. The paper’s own research found that as a nation we lose around £20m in loose change a year so…

How charities can maximise fundraising when an emergency hits

When disaster strikes we all look at the ways in which we can respond, whether it’s by fundraising or volunteering. But how can charities ensure they make the most of the media attention to garner support? Once the national and/or international media kicks in highlighting a natural disaster or emergency, there is a window of…

Why it’s vital to think digital for fundraising this #charitytuesday

We recently teamed up with Giving Tuesday to present a webinar on how charities can utilise digital channels to fundraise since we generally carry a lot less cash than we used to. When we commissioned YouGov[1] to look at how much cash the nation holds on them, we found that 70% of us hold less…

Contactless comes of age – Vauxhall City Farm

Vauxhall City Farm On Its Way to Cashless and Contactless The UK is on its way to becoming a cashless (or nearly cashless) society. A report by UKFinance[i], published earlier this year, pointed out that while cash accounted for 60% of payments in 2008, this percentage has now fallen significantly. Last year, only 28% of…

Text Giving is now available to small and medium sized charities

 5 Steps to Organizing a Great Text Giving Campaign for your Charity Did you know that: The average person in the UK spends more than 24 hours a week online (that’s one whole day every week).[i] and 24% of all online donations to charities in 2018 were made using a mobile device.[ii] and People in…

UK emergency appeal to support Notre Dame, Paris rebuild fund

[16th April 2019, London, UK] The devastating fire that destroyed so much of Notre Dame, Paris during 15th April will be rebuilt through an international effort. The UK is delighted to play its part in supporting the effort to raise funds and rebuild this iconic cathedral. The National Funding Scheme (registered charity 1149800 in England…

JustTextGiving closure in March 2019

With JustTextGiving closing in March next year, DONATE is stepping up to help all UK charitable organisations by ensuring their text-donation service is available immediately to any charity looking for a charity text service. With no joining, monthly or ongoing fees, DONATE’s service (from charity National Donation Scheme) is the only text platform designed for…

Contactless, web or text – which service is best?

The digital fundraising world can seem overly confusing. When is contactless preferable to web donations and what limits are there on text giving? Download our handy infographic to understand which of DONATE’s fundraising services is most appropriate for you.    

Launch of “tap+ DONATE™” contactless charity boxes

DONATE™ confirms 23rd October 2017 for first availability of tap+DONATE™ contactless boxes Reaching new donors in new ways DONATE™, the UK’s mobile donation charity, has announced the UK launch of charity contactless boxes on 23rd October with the Royal Association for Deaf people being one of the initial partners. The launch follows a trial in…