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The key moments when counting down to a charity event

You may have already read our article ‘An exercise in exercise; sporting charity events can do more than just make you sweat’ where two experts in event fundraising field talk to us about how sporting charity events are a fantastic way to fundraise and build your supporter base. Well now you can download this Takeaway resource which suggests some key …

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Top ten tips for holding a successful charity event

Ten tips for throwing a successful event

You may have already read A successful event is within every charity’s reach where we talked about how every charity can hold an event and got some tips from people who have done just that. Well now you can download a useful takeaway resource which gives you some ideas to think about when planning your event and how to maximise your fundraising opportunity.. Tips to …

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Ten top tips for a successful e-newsletter

Kickstart your digital marketing with an email newsletter

You may have already read our piece ‘Kickstart your digital marketing with an email newsletter’ discussing successful ways of connecting with your army of fundraisers. Well now you can download a Takeaway resource of “ten top tips” which may give you some ideas of what you can include when compiling your email newsletter. Creating a successful newsletter If you have any questions or feedback, …

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Norwich: Clarins Beauty Evening

The Norwich Lounge will be welcoming the Clarins team from Jarrolds for an evening of beauty makeovers and tips for the upcoming season on 4 April. This is a complimentary event with places limited so be quick to add your name to the guest list by speaking to a Lounge Host or giving us a call. There will be a glass …

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Fundraising tips from two fundraising experts

Coming up with new and fresh ideas to keep up the fundraising momentum can often be tough. But fear not! We have some great little fundraising nuggets that will help with any fundraising challenge you might be taking on. We took part in a fundraising clinic in Manchester, hosted by the Virgin Money London Marathon, which welcomed two fantastic fundraisers to share …

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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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The Dos and Don’ts of fundraising on Twitter

The dos and don’ts of fundraising on Twitter

Marcus Webb, former global editor-in-chief of Time Out, which has over 10 million followers on Twitter, on how to turn 140 characters into charity cash. DO post as much as you can Unlike Facebook – whose algorithm will mask your content if it’s not being interacted with – Twitter is largely chronological so the more you post the more likely …

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Ten tips for building a strong corporate partnership

Ten tips for building a strong Corporate partnership

Long term relationships can be extremely lucrative for charities and save the stress of selecting and pitching to new corporates. Here’s our top 10 tips to turn your corporate fundraising partnership into something sustainable and long term. 1. Build a wider network As well as dealing with Corporate Social Responsibility Managers, are there people who look after community objectives, HR …

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How to hold a successful event

Ten tips for throwing a successful event

A good new event can do wonders for a charity – raising awareness and cash in equal measure, while also giving you the chance to reward existing fundraisers and recruit new ones. But where do you start? Virgin Money Giving talks to two professional event planners to find out. The numbers are mind-boggling. Sixteen thousand runners a year tackling 13.1 miles …

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Charity Spotlight Week: Meet Campaign Manager Carolyn

As part of our Charity Spotlight Week, we were lucky enough to hear from Virgin Money Giving’s Campaign Manager, Carolyn. “My role at as Campaign manager at Virgin Money Giving is to deliver marketing communications to both charities and fundraisers to help raise as much as possible for the charities we work with. Having been the official fundraising partner for …

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