Work Area: Digital fundraising

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Small Charity Fundraising: Why Size Really Doesn’t Matter

There are more than 145,000 charities registered with the Charity Commission that have an income under £500,000 each year. The annual income of these charities only accounts for about 10% of the income of the sector as a whole, but the impact that they have is phenomenal and punches well above their financial weight. Small charities are […]

Charity Digital Skills Report 2018 – A Reaction

In 2017, The Skills Platform and Zoe Amar of Zoe Amar Communications co-wrote The Charity Digital Skills Report, to help understand the digital needs of the charity sector. Unfortunately, the findings of this report were somewhat concerning and showed a lack of dedication from the sector to digital change. The report showed that 50% of charities don’t have a digital […]

GoodBox is Leading the Way for Cashless Donations to Charities

Towards the end of last year, I was closely monitoring the growth of a new start-up, GoodBox, which is on a mission to pioneer the fundraising sector with contactless donation platforms. The company is currently offering three products that allow donors to ‘Tap to Give’ – i.e. donate to charities through contactless technology – and […]

Making Funds Count for Digital Success

The Transform Foundation has just announced its 2017 Charity Website Grants Programme, giving £18,000 to charities to redevelop their websites. The programme was designed to “help charities achieve best practice with their digital presence in order to optimise the online experience for supporters, service users and other stakeholders.” The fund is open to smaller charities […]

The Cause4 Forecast for 2017

Last June, the Cause4 team pooled out collective ideas and perspectives in our post ‘The Reality of Brexit for the Charitable Sector’ and did our best to offer calm, collected views about what the referendum result meant for the future of charitable giving in the UK, and for the charitable sector itself. Now, six months and […]

In Support of #GivingTuesday

Forget Black Friday and Cyber Monday, as today marks the UK’s 3rd #givingtuesday; the internationally celebrated day of giving that sees people across the world coming together to make a difference. Giving Tuesday has become a staple in our diary, partly in response to the rampant commercialisation and consumerism in the post-Thanksgiving season.  The movement […]

5 Techniques to Optimise your Online Fundraising Results

One thing that grabbed my attention when working on a recent project was that a number of non-profit organisations’ websites failed to maximise their online fundraising as a donation channel. This is something we have talked about before and which will continue to be relevant and important. When it comes to generating online donations, there […]

Fintech is making Pennies count in the UK charity sector

Back in 2013, Cause4 recommended that the Pennies’ way of giving to charity should ‘become everyday practice, with the option of rounding-up being available each time a purchase is made.

We heartily agree, and we’ve been working hard to leverage customers’ propensity to ad-hoc donate across an ever growing range of sectors; from retail to food and beverage, home and DIY, travel and leisure and the service industry.