Support National Centre For The Oral Tradition

Raise donations for National Centre For The Oral Tradition whenever you shop online

Turn your everyday online shopping into FREE donations

Over £35m raised for good causes through easyfundraising

Scroll down

Support National Centre For The Oral Tradition

£53.36

Total raised

4

Supporters

About this cause

About our cause

Our declared purpose is to celebrate and cultivate the essential skills of oracy, by encouraging civil utterance, and folding the oral tradition back into modern lives. In education we are determined to establish oracy as an essential requirement and precursor to literacy; to ensure that all children in the UK receive a grounding in public speaking; and to balance the current gender divide in educational attainment by furthering oracy in boys. In offering artistic performances, we are committed to increasing access to the oral tradition by establishing excellence as a benchmark, raising the profile of neglected arts, and satisfying the public’s increasing hunger for live performance. We are dedicated to legitimizing storytelling as an art-form in its own right (as theatre was legitimised in the early twentieth century). In Public Speaking we seek to improve public discourse by promoting articulacy, civility and authentic delivery in all contexts. In Mytho-poetic work (story and image-based personal development work) we are dedicated to the proposition that story, metaphor and symbol are keys to individual and communal well-being and healing.

easyfundraising® is the UK’s biggest charity shopping fundraising site

It's simple to use and it's free. Since we launched in 2005, we've helped thousands of good causes raise money simply by shopping online. Our community of over 2.1 million loyal supporters has so far raised over £35 million.

get started

1. Get started

Choose a cause to support then join for free

start shopping

2. Start shopping

Visit retailers and then shop online as normal

raise donations

3. Raise donations

Your cause receives free donations

How does it work?

easyfundraising turns your everyday online shopping into free donations for your favourite cause. How? Just start your online shopping first at easyfundraising, then shop as normal. Our retailers will then make a small donation to say “thank you”.

We have 4700+ retailers to choose from and so far we've raised over £35 million for thousands of community groups, schools, sports clubs, small and large charities across the UK. Easy!


Kim Cowling - 1st and 3rd Kilmacolm Guides

Kim Cowling - 1st and 3rd Kilmacolm Guides

easyfundraising has been great for us and so easy to use. Imagine being given free money just for online shopping! Since joining we have raised over £2,200.

Over £35 million raised

2.1 million supporters

160,000 good causes

Over 4,700 shops