How to Submit an Award-Worthy Nomination for the 2024 JustGiving Awards
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by Rebecca Firth
1w ago
The 2024 JustGiving Awards are fast approaching. And we’re on the lookout for fantastic fundraisers – your everyday heroes – who deserve to take home a trophy. That’s where you come in.   Has one of your supporters gone above and beyond for your charity? Have they raised money on JustGiving and have an incredible fundraising story? Can you think of someone who deserves that shining spotlight and a night they’ll remember for the rest of their lives?  Read on to find out more about the Awards ceremony, and how to submit an award-worthy nomination.  Nominations are set t ..read more
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Help Your Great North Run Fundraisers Win a £200 Donation Boost 
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by Phoebe Sabin
1w ago
Each year, thousands of runners use JustGiving for their Great North Run fundraising. We know that our charity partners do a lot to prepare for this epic event, from stewarding fundraisers to rallying your supporters. This year, we wanted to do a little extra to help you on your Great North Run 2024 fundraising journey.  Between 12 February and 31 March 2024, any fundraiser who creates a JustGiving fundraising page for the Great North Run will be entered into a competition to win one of 10 donation prizes worth £200 each! How It Works When your charity connects your Campaign Page to the ..read more
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Raise More in ‘24 With the Event Fundraising Guide 
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by Phoebe Sabin
2w ago
2024 is already looking to be a busy year for charities, especially when it comes to event fundraising. Whether you’re new to event fundraising or a seasoned pro, it’s the perfect time to get ahead and start planning for the rest of the year.   We’ve put together the Event Fundraising Guide to help you do just that! Our new ultimate toolkit is packed full of insights, best practices, stewardship tips, and tools to help set your charity up for success and boost your event fundraising throughout the year. Here are some of our top takeaways from the guide.  Key Stats for Event Fundrais ..read more
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JustGiving Insights: Winter 2024
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by Suzy Edington
1M ago
Here at JustGiving, we know that understanding data is critical for fundraising success. By analysing trends, your charity can adapt more effectively to changing circumstances.  After 20+ years and millions of donations made through our platform, we’ve got a solid grasp of the fundraising landscape. We’re always happy to share our findings, and that’s why we developed our quarterly JustGiving Insights webinar series.   In this round-up, we’re putting 2023 in context with the key trends from the recent Winter edition of JustGiving Insights. If you want more detail and context, watch ..read more
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The Best JustGiving Resources for Charities in 2024 (So Far) 
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by Brian Isaac
1M ago
We may already be halfway through January (!!!) but the new year is still fresh and full of promise. With every new year comes the opportunity to reflect on the past and plan for the future.  One of the best bits about working at JustGiving is sharing everything we’ve learned in our 20+ years of online fundraising. Whether you’re looking for something to read during your tea break or prefer to listen to webinars while you work, we’ve collected some popular resources to help with your fundraising efforts in 2024.  Read on for the summaries and links to our top resources from last yea ..read more
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Fundraising Stories: Introducing the What Have I Done? Podcast 
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by Lucy Hill
1M ago
New year, new podcast — and this one you won’t want to miss! JustGiving is proud to share What Have I Done?, a podcast hosted by award-winning fundraiser Caroline Jones. The series spotlights amazing fundraising campaigns and the exceptional people behind them.  Ten Inspiring Stories  Across 10 episodes, What Have I Done? explores the stories of fundraisers who’ve collectively raised more than one million pounds for charity. A common thread in each story is the grit and determination required to sustain campaigns and bring them over the finish line. Even then, the podcast’s guests m ..read more
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Moments That Mattered: Our Community’s Top Fundraising Achievements of 2023
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by Rebecca Firth
2M ago
As 2023 draws to a close, we’re looking back at some of JustGiving’s biggest moments that mattered. The impact our community made is jaw-dropping. People gave more than money. They also gave their time, energy, creativity, heart, and soul to the charities and causes they love. This led to countless heart-warming stories, inspiring efforts, record-breaking achievements, and unbelievable moments – and half a billion pounds raised – in 2023. Read on for our top stats, stories, and incredible highlights of the year. This post highlights only a few of our community’s amazing ac ..read more
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JustGiving Insights & Actions: Autumn 2023
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by Suzy Edington
3M ago
We looked at the biggest JustGiving trends in peer-to-peer fundraising, individual giving, and more, and couldn’t be more excited to share them with you. Spoiler alert! The trends we’re seeing on the platform are simply amazing, and very promising for 2024. From the rise in fundraising pages created, to the high and steady page value, to the exponential growth in contactless giving, it’s clear people are more excited about online fundraising than ever.Keep reading for the latest trends across the UK and Ireland, and what we recommend for your charity’s end-of-year fundraising. TRENDING 2023 ..read more
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10 Years of Success: Tips from Alcohol Change UK’s Dry January®
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by Phoebe Sabin
3M ago
10 years ago, someone decided to run a half marathon…but with a catch. They also wanted to give up alcohol to improve their training and feel better in the month leading up to the race. What came from this was a whole lot of interest, questions, and a few inquisitive looks. But ultimately, the result was far greater than a half marathon personal record. This initiative grew into the viral sensation known as Dry January® – the month-long, alcohol-free fundraising campaign. The charity behind it is Alcohol Change UK. At Fundraising Everywhere’s Members Conference 2023, we talked with ..read more
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How Prostate Cancer Research Raised £250,000 in London Marathon
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by Jordyn Baillie
4M ago
London Marathon is the biggest fundraising event on the planet. As someone looking after charity fundraising, this might seem intimidating…especially if you’re a small team. But the fundraising potential for charities of all sizes in this event is extraordinary.  We caught up with Charlotte Brennan from the Prostate Cancer Research’s small events team on our recent webinar hosted by Fundraising Everywhere. In 2023, the charity smashed its £188,000 target for London Marathon 2023, raising £250,000 with a few key strategies any charity can use! Keep reading for plenty of use ..read more
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