Say #ThanksAMillion to WIN a £200 donation!

You did it! For the first time ever in easyfundraising history, £1 million in donations is being paid out to our incredible good causes in our quarterly payment – and it’s all down to the hard work of our fantastic causes and supporters. To celebrate, we want to spread the love and get everyone saying Read More …

Facebook adds new “donate now” button for charities and good causes

Great news for our easyfundraising good causes! Facebook have rolled out a new “Donate Now” call to action button, which you can add to your cause’s Facebook page and any link adverts you run. You don’t need to add any payment details, or awkward tabs – you simply provide the webpage link to your online Read More …

Exeter Leukaemia Fund – How we made “Social” work for us…

This week’s guest blog comes from Jayne Mills and Katie Hall from Exeter Leukaemia Fund about the importance of using social media in fundraising campaigns. “Last summer we set ourselves the challenge of placing 100 new collection boxes around the South West. As an added twist we decided to concentrate the marketing for the challenge Read More …

easyfundraising donations – making a difference

Great news – between October and December 2010, our fantastic members raised a combined total of £302,144.01 for good causes. This brings the total raised since easyfundraising began to over £2.2 million! We think this is pretty amazing so we want to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who has shopped, searched, told their friends Read More …

A year of choccies for Gill and a big donation for her school

Remember our Facebook ‘like’ competition back in November? In case you don’t, we ran a competition to win a £200 donation for your cause and a yummy year of chocolates from Thorntons. Gill Carlisle was our VERY lucky winner and she emailed us last week to say her first delivery of chocolates had arrived. She Read More …

Social Media Fundraising Case Study – Telford and Wrekin CVS

Our guest post this week comes from Kath Fackrall from Telford & Wrekin CVS, explaining how they make use of social media. “Let me introduce you to the BASIS Project.  BASIS is the first Big Lottery Fund programme to focus solely on developing voluntary and community sector infrastructure. The whole purpose is to recruit, support and Read More …

How social media can help you raise more

How can social media help my cause? Social media can be a great tool for good causes and particularly small ones who probably don’t have a large fundraising budget – or even have one at all! Social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook are free and that’s what makes them such a valuable resource for causes. Read More …

Social Media: A key factor in record-breaking Fundraising Appeal

This is a guest article from Graham Richards, a freelance legacy fundraiser and social media champion for charities & businesses. Following the devastating earthquake in Haiti earlier this year, the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC), the coalition of several key aid charities, received a record-breaking £70m+ in donations for its Haiti Appeal. A staggering 48% of the UK population Read More …