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A badge of honour for GivePenny!

By Lee Clark | 10th September 2020

You may have noticed that we’re wearing a shiny badge on our website – and we’re wearing it with pride! As a fundraising platform that provides unique digital experiences, we’re making it easier than ever to raise more donations for good causes. We understand that this is a huge responsibility and to demonstrate our commitment […]

Where did July go and how is it already the end of August?

By Lee Clark | 26th August 2020

Hi fundraising fans, We’re back with our round-up. It’s been another couple of months of incredible fundraising results and we’re thrilled to be welcoming 6 new charities to the GivePenny family! Now let’s get cracking with our regular dose of positivity… The power of connected giving Our amazing fundraising platform launched 178 NEW fundraising pages […]

Strava on GivePenny - Virtual Events for Charities

June Roundup: Updates from your favourite fundraising platform

By Lee Clark | 8th July 2020

Hey Fundraising fans, We can’t quite believe we’re back again to round up yet another awesome and very busy month of fundraising! This month we’ve got new features for you to play with (we’re looking at you, Strava), tips on how to make the most of lockdown email engagement and as always, some feel good […]

Run for Heroes Webinar on GivePenny

May Roundup: Updates from your favourite fundraising platform

By Lee Clark | 1st June 2020

Why hello there, Fundraising Fans! Today we’re kicking off a new week and a new month all in one day! It’s Monday, but extra concentrated. So we’re bringing you a double-espresso dose of #MondayMotivation with our May Roundup. We’ve got new features for you to play with, free resources to make use of, and fundraising […]

Support Dogs Best Smile Appeal on GivePenny

News that’s happy when times are crappy

By Lee Clark | 5th May 2020

Hiya Fundraising Fans, It’s been a weird few weeks, hasn’t it? When we said online fundraising was the way of the future, we didn’t know how right we’d be. But even though times are hard, everything is scary and we can’t watch the news without popping a Kalms, we’ve been absolutely blown away by the […]

Charities! Here’s some help for the tough times ahead!

By Lee Clark | 24th March 2020

Things are tough right now for charity fundraising teams up and down the country.  With mass participation events being cancelled and social distancing measures tightening by the day, we have heard from many of you over the past few weeks. We’ve heard about the pressures you’re facing in still having to find creative fundraising solutions […]

Why your charity needs to embrace Generation Z

By Cherish Goldstraw | 22nd November 2019

Hey Fundraising Fans! We’ve got one of our favourite topics for you today; Generation Z and charity! If you’ve kept half an eye on the news this past year, you’re probably aware of the global climate strikes today’s young people have organised. There’s no denying, they’re a force to be reckoned with! But what else […]

5 Ways to Help Rescue Pets 🐾 … when adoption isn’t an option

By Cherish Goldstraw | 8th November 2019

Hey! What’s kickin’ chickens? It’s time for another GivePenny blog! We’ve been spending loads of time with some fabulous animal charities lately, so today we’re shining a spotlight on ways to help rescue pets! We all know the first rule of helping rescue pets is “adopt don’t shop”…  but what if you can’t? Maybe you […]

Gaming for Good at EGX

Gaming for Good? Smashing it!

By Cherish Goldstraw | 28th October 2019

As the charity sponsorship platform for the next generation, we’re big fans of gaming for good here at the Fortress of Funditude. It’s everyday people, using their favourite hobbies to raise money for causes they care about. Over the past few months, we’ve been busy making sure that when it comes to charity streams, we’re […]

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5 Charity Fundraising Tips: How to ask for money

By Cherish Goldstraw | 6th September 2019

Hullo, Fundraising Fans! It’s time for some real talk; do you ever ask your regular donors for money and wonder if you’re being a bit… annoying about it? Hey, we get it; your cause is amazing, you need to raise money in order to keep on saving the world. And if you don’t ask, you […]