The Charity Fundraising Blog

We're here to share ideas, best practices and advice for maximising your charity's fundraising efforts. Browse the latest posts below.

How to Plan Your Festive Campaign

10 October, 2020

With the end of the year fast approaching, now is the time to start planning your festive campaign. Statistics show that around a third of all giving takes place in December, making it the perfect time to run your next campaign! Analyse the Situation: The first step in planning your campaign is by checking your

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Eco-Friendly Merchandise Jargon Buster

17 March, 2020

Making the decision to produce eco-friendly merchandise is much easier said than done. With each step of the manufacturing process comes more things to consider. For example, whether the products have been manufactured ethically, used environmentally friendly materials or been packaged in ways to reduce waste. There are numerous advantages to choosing environmentally friendly products

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How to Organise the Perfect Charity Gala

17 January, 2020

Galas and benefit dinners are a great way to boost the profile of your charity. They’re also a very enjoyable and special way to spend time with your top supporters and beneficiaries. Perhaps most importantly, galas can also be one of the most effective fundraising tactics for your charity.  A Forbes article gathered insights from

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4 Cost-Effective Ways to Show Support for Volunteers

13 December, 2019

Volunteers form the backbone of many of the UK’s leading charities. Over the last two years, nearly 12 million people volunteered at least once a month! Volunteers are key to successful fundraising campaigns; they also lend special skill sets and expertise, perform critical administrative tasks and help raise the overall visibility and impact of your

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How to Plan the Perfect Year-End Appeal

14 November, 2019

December is quickly approaching. With it comes not just the holidays, but also the key time to reach out to your supporters with a strong year-end appeal for donations. Did you know that almost one-third of all annual giving occurs in December? In the UK specifically, November and December are the peak months for donations. 

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