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Some egg-celent Easter fundraising ideas for the weekend

Easter Fundraising ideas As a major celebration and festival across many parts of the world, Easter presents us with a prime opportunity to give back. Marking the end of lent, Easter is often a time spent with family and friends, especially in the UK with the four-day Bank Holiday weekend, ensuring everyone is off work […]

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Vote for your most influential fundraiser
Voting for Fundraising Magazine's 50 Most Influential poll is now open, and will run for the next six weeks. In the past the annual poll has been topped by fundraising directors, consultants and major donors.  Last year's winner was British Red Cross director of fundraising Mark Astarita, who took the honours for the third year [...]
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Top 5 charity Twitter campaigns
Social media can prove to be an invaluable tool for charities and not-for-profits, thanks to the vast network of potential supporters these organisations can gain access to. Twitter is a particularly powerful tool, and garnering people power and creating the next #nomakeupselfie is, ultimately, the dream for many charities. However, it’s not just viral phenomena [...]
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Top 5 charity apps
We all like to think we’re charitable people, but many of us find excuses not to give to our favourite causes, often simply because we think we don’t have the time. Smartphone apps offer quick and easy ways to donate to charity – some of them don’t even require dipping into our own pockets. Take [...]
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How can your charity get the most out of Gift Aid?
Gift Aid is a term that is circulated freely especially within charity circles, but are those charities actually getting optimum benefit from its maximum potential? Research shows that most not-for-profits are not getting the most out of the scheme. Let’s take the example of a humble charity shop – endeavouring to raise as much income [...]
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