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 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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5 Fundraising Merchandise Trends for 2020

15 January, 2020

As we head into the new year, what fundraising strategies have you identified for your charity in 2020? Events, campaigns, public outreach and direct appeals may all be key facets of your fundraising strategy, but there’s an oft-overlooked, yet highly persuasive component that crosses all of these channels, and that is charitable merchandise.  As with

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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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Fighting Modern Slavery in the Charity Supply Chain

Fighting Modern Slavery
10 December, 2019

Today marks Human Rights Day, which honours the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It’s also a day on which the charity sector should evaluate its own role in ensuring human rights, namely as it relates to the charity supply chain.  All too often, charitable merchandise is made with

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Six Charitable Wedding Favour Ideas

21 November, 2019

Does your charity design and sell charitable wedding favours? If not, you could be missing out on a lovely opportunity to drive donations and support for your cause. In recent years, we’ve seen many couples forego predictable and disposable wedding favours for their guests with more meaningful and unique charitable gifts.  Brides magazine reports a

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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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