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.


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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Ready, Set, Race: Winning Marathon Charity Merchandise

25 February, 2020

The London Marathon is fast approaching on Sunday, 26 April. For runners, it’s time to lace up the trainers and get prepared. For charities, it’s time to pick out some custom clothing and gear for your runners. Most charity entrants expect not only fundraising and training support but also a “charity pack” of sorts, which

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World Cancer Day: Fundraising Lessons from Leading Charities

4 February, 2020

4 February marks World Cancer Day, an international day to raise awareness and encourage cancer prevention, detection and treatment. Every year, 9.6 million people die from cancer; by 2030, this devastating statistic is expected to rise to 13 million people. The idea behind World Cancer Day is that it’s together, as charities and individuals, that

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3 Fundraising Lessons from Brew Monday

28 January, 2020

Blue Monday, which fell on 20 January this year, is referred to by some as the most depressing day of the year. However, in recent years, the Samaritans charity has taken over the concept of Blue Monday to tackle depression and loneliness in a productive way with Brew Monday, a campaign designed to encourage people

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