News from Virgin Money Giving

Let’s talk about… the past, the present and the future

Jo Barnett, Executive Director of Virgin Money Giving, celebrates the company’s eighth birthday and looks to the future of digital giving Birthdays offer an opportunity to look back, but also look forward. Virgin Money Giving is eight years old this month and I’m proud to say that over this period we’ve helped over 14,000 charities raise over half a billion …

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Let’s talk about… the London Marathon

Jo Barnett, Executive Director of Virgin Money Giving, looks at how charities of every size can capitalise on the largest annual fundraising event in the world. The Virgin Money London Marathon is the one event every charity should be able to leverage to drive donations. The event has such a strong association with fundraising that even runners who get a …

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Let’s talk about… crowdfunding

Let’s talk about… the future of online giving

Jo Barnett, Executive Director of Virgin Money Giving, looks at how crowdfunding is changing the face of online giving. There is little doubt that crowdfunding is transforming the way people give. If you’d have told me five years ago that people would donate tens of thousands online to strangers who they’d never met and only read about, with no way of knowing what …

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Let’s talk about… online fundraising

Jo Barnett, Executive Director of Virgin Money Giving, talks to Rebecca at Charity Digital News about online fundraising. Take a look at the video below to hear Jo Barnett chatting with Charity Digital News about how online fundraising is changing, and how people are making more of the opportunities online giving has to offer. Like to see other topics covered in …

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Brighton Marathon Aims to Raise £18 Million in New Partnership With Virgin Money Giving

We’re very excited to announce our new three-year partnership with Grounded Events that will see our not-for-profit fundraising website Virgin Money Giving become the official fundraising partner of the Brighton Marathon Weekend. The Brighton Marathon Weekend encompasses the Brighton Marathon, the BM10K and Mini Mile Races and since launching, it has raised over £35 million for charity. As the 2nd largest marathon in the …

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Scouts go digital with Virgin Money Giving

We’re delighted to announce that the Scout Association has made Virgin Money Giving its preferred fundraising platform, enabling them to promote their fundraising and receive donations online. The Scouts are the UK’s biggest mixed youth organisation. They change lives by offering fun and challenging activities and everyday adventure to children up and down the country. Scouting exists to engage and …

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