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How to make the most of #GivingTuesday

Everyone has heard of Black Friday – and maybe even ‘Small Business Saturday’ and ‘Cyber Monday’. But what about that most special of the December holidays – Giving Tuesday? On this magical day, the first Tuesday of December, the focus switches from consumerism to...

We need a new copywriter!

Do you love DM and writing powerful, engaging copy for charities? We can’t wait to hear from you! We’re looking for freelancers who have a proven track record of writing real, unpretentious and hard-working fundraising copy for charity appeals and campaigns. With...

#CharitySoWhite

We've been following the #CharitySoWhite discussion that's grown organically from its origins on Twitter this past August. To get yourself up to speed, here's our edit of important charities, orgs and individuals to follow as well as their perspectives on the debate...

Tools of the Trade

As a fundraiser, your time literally means money – and we all know there are simply not enough hours in the day. Often charities will have small (but perfectly formed) teams with big goals – and sometimes we all need a little help. Here’s some of the top tools we use...

Getting Social Media Savvy

Large charities have been reaping rewards for engaging their online audiences in a way that seems to have eluded many smaller organisations. But with 54% of giving occurring online and over 1.3 billion people on Facebook worldwide, you'd be missing a trick – and a...

‘Tis the Season for Festive Fundraising

We work with a lot of adult hospices – and each has quirks to make their fundraising campaigns stand out. But there’s one campaign children’s hospices nail every time (that adult hospices often shy away from) – Christmas. Children’s charities are the second most...