Localgiving to Match 6 Months of Donations in Grow Your Tenner 2018

Localgiving are set to launch their Grow Your Tenner 2018 match fund campaign, with the promise to match monthly donations made to local charities and community groups for a full 6 months. This is the seventh consecutive year of Localgiving’s flagship Grow Your Tenner campaign. Since 2012, the campaign has raised close to £7 million for local charities and community groups across the UK. Localgiving encourage all local groups to sign up and take part in Grow Your Tenner 2018. Groups can join Localgiving here: http://join.localgiving.org/ Grow Your Tenner 2018…

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Localgiving announce major improvements to fundraising pages

Localgiving has announced a series of major improvements to its individual fundraising pages. Local charities in the UK are hugely overstretched and under resourced with just 47% confident they will survive beyond 5 years. These changes have been made to help local charities and their fundraisers better engage potential donors and ultimately to bring in more funding for these important grassroots causes. The aim of these improvements is to provide a better user experience both for fundraisers and their supporters both in terms of functionality and design. It is now…

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Localgiving to award over £200,000 to Local Charities through Magic Little Grants Fund

Localgiving has launched its Magic Little Grants 2018 fund (thanks to funding from Postcode Community Trust, a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery) to provide grants of £500 to small, local charities and community groups across Great Britain. This fund will provide local charities and community groups with unrestricted funding to deliver engaging sports and physical activities which help to overcome barriers to participation and increase social cohesion. There are over 400 grants available and the fund will be open to applications until 31st October 2018.…

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£4,000 in prizes to be won in Localgiving’s Small Charity Week Challenge

To celebrate Small Charity Week 2018, Localgiving is launching the Small Charity Week Challenge. Running between Monday 18th June and Sunday 24th June, this campaign aims to highlight the amazing, and wide ranging causes that local charities and community groups support. During the campaign all Localgiving members will be placed into 5 leaderboards based on the primary cause they support. Throughout the week, all participants will be ranked on the leaderboard according to the number of unique online donors who sponsor them. At the end of the campaign £4,000 in…

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Localgiving report finds local charities fearful of their long term survival

On Thursday the 26th of April, key voluntary sector bodies including NCVO, IoF, DCMS, SCC, Lloyds Foundation and DSC gathered at the headquarters of the Sage Foundation,  to debate the findings of Localgiving’s latest Local Charity and Community Group Sustainability Report. The report found that local charities and community groups in the UK are stretched to breaking point. Over recent years, cuts and austerity measures have increased the burden on local charities and community groups. Many groups are now facing a trade-off between the quality and the durability of their…

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