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 We Are Staying Sane In Lockdown 3.0

18 February, 2021

The 1-year anniversary of the first lockdown is right around the corner and what a year it has been! With the third national lockdown feeling particularly difficult, it is easy to begin to lose hope. To help give you some inspiration on ways to make it slightly more bearable, we have asked the Rocket Charities

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Fundraising Merchandise Trends for 2021

16 February, 2021

With 2020 finally over, it is time to put it behind us and start focussing on our marketing strategies for the new year! The challenges and obstacles created by the Coronavirus pandemic are still very much affecting the fundraising world, but with simple adaptations and easy changes to your fundraising methods, you can successfully raise

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Movember: The Evolution of the Moustache Badge

19 November, 2020

Movember, the leading global organisation dedicated to changing the face of men’s health, is helping to prevent men from dying too young by raising awareness and funds for men’s health issues. On average, men are dying 6 years earlier than women. This is down to reasons such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer and suicide –

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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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Fundraising Lessons: Marie Curie Daffodil Appeal

5 March, 2020

Every March, Marie Curie celebrates the Great Daffodil Appeal, the charity’s largest annual fundraising campaign, which calls on people across the UK to donate and wear a special daffodil. To date, the campaign has over £5 million, and counting! Money raised provides much-needed care to people with terminal illnesses as well as support for their

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