GivePenny Blog
Please enter your name.
Please enter a valid email address.
Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again.

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 […]

fundraising tips for charities

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 […]

woman reading fundraising platform news from givepenny

July Roundup: Updates from the Fundraising Platform of the Future!

By Cherish Goldstraw | 2nd August 2019

Oh my, it’s been a hell of a July! It’s rained, it’s shone, and our little fundraising platform has smashed it – if we do say so ourselves. Hold on tight, and we’ll give you the speedy rundown. Our Big Fundraising News – Spotify Integration and Playlist Fundraising As you’ve probably already heard, we’ve added […]

Man listening to Spotify Playlist Fundraising

Playlist Fundraising is here! GivePenny meets Spotify!

By Cherish Goldstraw | 26th July 2019

Yes, you read that right! We’ve gone where no other fundraising platform has gone before: playlist fundraising! We’ve added Spotify to our connections!  No other fundraising platform has pulled this off, and we’re chuffed as nuts about it. There are victory dances happening at the Fortress of Funditude! Want to know more? Bet you do! […]

gaming for charity tips

Fundraiser Spotlight: Gaming for Charity with Ruggstickles

By Cherish Goldstraw | 19th July 2019

Running, cycling, walking, gaming… whatever you’re into, our charity sponsorship platform has connections to help you fundraise by doing what you love. Today we’re shining a big, bright and beaming Fundraiser Spotlight on Ruggstickles, who managed to triple her original £100 charity fundraising goal when she joined our Level Up for Shelter campaign. We had […]

Act Now Street Art - GivePenny Charity Sponsorship Platform

Five reasons your current giving platform just won’t cut the mustard

By Cherish Goldstraw | 12th July 2019

Hey there charity friends! We’re in the mood for tellin’ it like it is today. Brace yourselves for truth bombs. So, a lot of the charities we speak to tell us a similar story; they don’t know which fundraising website is best to suit their needs, or they find that their tried-and-trusted giving platform is no […]

brick marked with "succeed" - GivePenny Milestones Guide

New Milestone Donations are Here!

By Cherish Goldstraw | 5th July 2019

Vanessa Carlton would walk a thousand miles. The Proclaimers would walk 500 miles and then 500 more. Alright – that’s actually the same amount, but the point is that setting yourself goals and shouting about them gets you chart-topping success. That’s kind of the deal with our Milestone goals too! Say you’ll walk a thousand […]

Street art found near GivePenny fundraising platform offices

June Roundup: New Features, Updates and Exciting Stuff

By Cherish Goldstraw | 3rd July 2019

Hey there Fundraising Fans! It’s been a busy ol’ June here at the Fortress of Funditude; we’ve been creating new tools, rolling out updates and generally just innovating the bejesus out of online charity sponsorship. All in a day’s work. 😎 Updates for Fundraisers Milestones have changed! (This is a big update, so we thought it deserved […]