News from Virgin Money Giving

Records tumble at the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon

Colin, the man in the Big Pink Dress at the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon

You and your supporters made this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon the best yet. Thanks to nearly 14,000 fundraisers who gave their all for charity running 26.2 miles. Thanks to the friends, family and colleagues who donated over 600,000 times. You’ve raised a staggering £26.8 million so far and we expect that to hit £28 million. Wow. We can’t wait …

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Let’s talk about… transparent pricing

Jo Barnett, Executive Director - Virgin Money Giving

Change is in the air when it comes to digital fundraising. BT MyDonate closes its free service at the end of June, JustGiving has announced a change to its pricing structure, new entrants such as Facebook and GoFundMe are being more vocal in the market and Virgin Money Giving is now part of the bigger CYBG banking group with the …

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Celebrating Virgin Money Giving in 2018

Merry Christmas from Virgin Money Giving

Wow, this year was a busy one and we couldn’t have done it without all our fantastic charities and fundraisers. Together we’ve raised millions for good causes. Plus we’ve been working hard to make fundraising even better, so that you can make an even bigger difference. Here’s some of our highlights. January We launched a brand new welcome journey for …

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All new features for November – Virgin Money Giving

Our team has been working hard all year to make your experience of using Virgin Money Giving even better. We’ve rebuilt the fundraiser and donor journeys, given our website a brand new look and feel, added Reporting BETA and started rolling out Donor Covers Fee (this will be live for all our charities over the coming weeks). And it’s not even …

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Whizz-Kidz testimonial: why Virgin Money Giving came out top


Charlotte Ulett, Events Fundraising Officer at Whizz-Kidz: “What would I say to a charity thinking of working with Virgin Money Giving? I would say they should definitely do it. We had worked with Virgin Money Giving alongside other fundraising platforms for a long time, but this year we decided to go with them exclusively. We considered what was good for …

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Duchenne UK testimonial: how Virgin Money Giving shares our ideals

Head of Communications, Duchenne UK – Molly Hunt: “In the past five years Duchenne UK has raised over £10 million and 90 percent of that is spent directly on research into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy DMD. To do that we have to stay lean and keep our overheads low, so we have a small team and pick our partners carefully. We …

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The ballot is open for the 2019 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

It’s that time of year again; the online registration system for the ballot for places in the 2019 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 opened yesterday via their website. The Mayor of London’s 2019 Prudential RideLondon festival of cycling will take place over the weekend of 3-4 August 2019 with the 100-mile sportive on Sunday 4 August. Although the exact route has not …

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Looking back at a record Virgin Money London Marathon

2018 Virgin Money London Marathon

Our goal as the official fundraising partner of the Virgin Money London Marathon, has always been to help you raise more and to use our partnership to give your supporters an experience they won’t forget. In fact, when asked in our survey at Expo, more fundraisers said they would recommend Virgin Money Giving over JustGiving. So with the Virgin Money …

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Turn your donations into Virgin Money London Marathon places

Virgin Money London Marathon

With Virgin Money Giving you can make it really easy for your supporters to donate to you, as a way to increase what you raise for a particular campaign or to secure regular support. Make donating easy by creating deeplinks – links that have prefilled instructions so you can personalise at what point your supporters land in our donation journey. How to …

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Virgin Money Giving: EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)


Updated 20 August 2018. In preparation for the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect on 25 May 2018, we will be making some important enhancements that will help you make the most of the information that we collect and share with you. We rolled out all of our GDPR system updates on 20 May 2018 ahead of the …

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