Tag Archives: charity

Let’s talk about… Gift Aid

Gift Aid

The National Audit Office believes that as much as £2.3 billion of Gift Aid is going unclaimed. Jo Barnett, Executive Director of Virgin Money Giving, talks to Andrew O’Brien, Head of Policy and Engagement at the Charity Finance Group, about what can be done to ensure charities don’t continue to miss out. “If you are looking at it from a …

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Glasgow Lounge: Virgin Money Giving Charity Open Day

The Glasgow Lounge invites you along to our Virgin Money Giving Charity open day on 25 July to see how we could make your charity better off. Virgin Money Giving is our 100% not-for-profit fundrasing website which aims to help charities raise more. It’s for individuals and charities of all sizes and offers many features such as: collecting and passing …

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Edinburgh: RNIB Awareness Day

On Thursday the 20th  July from 11am the Edinburgh Lounge will be hosting an awareness day for the Royal National Institute for the Blind. The RNIB offer information, support and advice to almost two million people in the UK with sight loss. Please come along have a coffee and learn more about what they do.

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Glasgow Lounge: Bake Sale in aid of Glasgow Childrens Hospital

Join us in the Glasgow Lounge from 10am on Saturday 15th July for selection of goodies, all available for a suggested donation. Please pop in and support the Glasgow Children’s Hospital charity and chat to Mara who is raising funds for this great charity by taking part in the London Triathlon on 22 July.

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Ten tips for a successful email newsletter

Kickstart your digital marketing with an email newsletter

You may have already read in The Knowledge section, ‘Kickstart your digital marketing with an email newsletter’ which will have given you a useful insight into connecting with your army of fundraisers. Now you can download a useful Takeaway resource of 10 top tips to remind you of what to include when compiling your email newsletter. The Knowledge Takeaway – Creating a successful newsletter If you …

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Someone Special: More than just in memory fundraising

Someone special is a fundraising tool that is designed to help your fundraisers at a difficult time in their own life or the life of their loved one. More than just ‘in memory’ fundraising, it’s a unique tool that can be used by fundraisers who are in treatment or recovery themselves, or by fundraisers on behalf of their loved ones. Click here to find out more …

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Edinburgh: Teenage Cancer Trust Lounge Quiz

Get your thinking cap on and form a team as the Edinburgh Lounge is hosting a quiz on 13 July from 6pm. There will be a broad range of questions and we hope to raise some money for the Teenage Cancer Trust Charity to help them with the wonderful work they do. Please speak to one of the Lounge Team to …

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Inside Charity X: Nelson’s Journey

Inside Charity X: Nelson’s Journey

Sarah Hyde, Community Funding and Marketing Officer, from Nelson’s Journey lifts the lid on life at the Norfolk children’s charity. Can you explain what Nelson’s Journey does in seven words? Bring back smiles to Norfolk’s bereaved children. And what you do in three… Support community fundraisers. What are you most passionate about in your work? Making sure fundraisers are supported and that they …

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