Localgiving to give fundraisers the chance to become Local Heroes this April

Localgiving will be running its fourth annual Local Hero campaign this April. This national competition gives fundraisers from across the UK the chance to compete to be crowned Local Hero Champion 2019 and win a top prize of £1,000 for a local charity or community group they love. Local Hero 2019 will launch on 1st April 2019 and run until 30th of April 2019. Fundraisers will be ranked on the Local Hero leaderboard according to the number of unique online donors who sponsor their page during the month. At the…

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Free Localgiving Membership for BT MyDonate Customers

Localgiving is offering a free annual membership to current BT MyDonate customers. The online fundraising platform BT MyDonate will be ceasing operations in June, leaving many small, local charities without the means to fundraise online. Localgiving’s offer is open to all BT MyDonate customers who fit their eligibility criteria until 31st July 2019. All BT MyDonate customers need to do to benefit is sign up to Localgiving using the Promotion Code ‘BT2019’ here: http://join.localgiving.org/BT2019 Unlike other fundraising platforms, Localgiving offers regular opportunities for charities and community groups to raise additional…

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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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