Thyngs partners with Charities Trust to create free solution to help brands fundraise for charities

To help the charity sector and brands tackle the estimated £4.3bn of income loss which is expected over the coming 12 weeks, Thyngs – the physical-digital payment platform – has partnered with Charities Trust to help the charity sector by enabling any brand to raise funds via their own physical products & services. This anticipated hit comes as a direct result from Coronavirus (COVID-19) social distancing measures which are impacting crucial revenue streams that come from methods of fundraising that require some degree of social interaction, from collection tins at…

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‘Every day counts’ as charities still wait for government support

Charities across the country are facing imminent collapse as fundraising income dries up, charity leaders warned today. Charities have been in conversation with the government about a package of support for the charity sector, but warned today that without an urgent injection of money many charities of all sizes would start to close their doors as soon as next week. With charity shops closed and fundraising events and activity cancelled, reserves depleted and demand for services increasing, charities are having to make immediate decisions about their financial viability.  Charity sector…

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Lloyds Bank Foundation announces new investment of £2.5m in charities seeking to influence and improve the criminal justice system

Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales has awarded £2,503,293 in new funding for up to three years to 17 specialist charities and partnerships to help them make a positive impact on policy and practice in the criminal justice system.   The Foundation – an independent charitable trust funded by Lloyds Banking Group – partners with small and local charities who help people overcome complex social issues. Through long-term funding, developmental support and influencing policy and practice, the Foundation helps charities make life-changing impact. This new funding is in addition…

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CAF Launches UK’s Only Cash Deposit Platform Exclusively For Charities

The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) is offering a dedicated cash deposit platform that gives charities exclusive access to market-leading interest rates. CAF has partnered with Flagstone, the UK’s leading cash deposit platform provider, to offer charities access to interest rates that could make a real difference to the amount of money earned on their reserve funds. CAF’s platform will give charities access to a choice of more than 170 deposit accounts from 22 banks and building societies – and enable them to open multiple accounts in minutes (rather than weeks…

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The eBay Community Raises More than $1 Billion for Charities Globally

eBay for Charity has announced that the program reached a major milestone ahead of its 2020 goal: $1 billion in total funds raised for charities around the world. Charitable giving on the platform is on the rise. To date, eBay for Charity has more than 83,500 global charities registered on platform – up 26% year-over-year – and is enabling $211 every minute in charity funding by eBay buyers and sellers, an increase of almost 10% compared to last year. Through eBay for Charity, 100 percent of funds raised go back…

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