Charity Insider - Archive
Find out how to make the most of events in 2021 and how you can host and promote your own events.
3rd December 2020
Virgin Money Giving’s executive director Jo Barnett on how charities can end a turbulent 2020 on a high.
1st December 2020
Christmas is a critical time for charities, but don’t worry – we’ve got your back. Here are four easy ways your charity can make the most of the season of giving.
20th November 2020
We spoke to our partners at social enterprise Kindred, about how together we can turn your supporters' Christmas shopping into charitable donations.
19th November 2020
Use these ready-to-go marketing assets and social media post ideas to get you started using the Ziffit and Virgin Money Giving partnership to raise funds for your charity. Let your supporters know how important their support is and how they can easily raise vital funds.
18th November 2020
Find out how you can add some sparkle to your festive fundraising.
6th November 2020
Rally your supporters and boost your funds this Giving Tuesday.
30th October 2020
This Christmas promises to be unlike any we've known before. But don't worry, help is at hand.
13th October 2020
Conservation charity Tusk used Virgin Money Giving’s Campaign tool to turn the annual Lewa Safari Marathon digital and raised over a quarter of a million pounds in the process. Here’s how they did it.
13th October 2020
On 4 October, 45,000 people took to their local parks and pavements to run 26.2 miles as part of a very different Virgin Money London Marathon.
13th October 2020
How to create a quick digital festive campaign on Virgin Money Giving.
6th October 2020
Virgin Money Giving’s fundraiser pages have had an upgrade. Fundraisers and charities can now stream both live and pre-recorded YouTube videos directly from their page and also integrate data from exercise-tracking app Strava.
Over the last few months we have seen lots of great ideas and success stories around virtual events. We caught up with two charities – Macmillan and Friends of St Stephen's - who have run successful virtual events, to help you debunk the myths.
The Virgin Money London Marathon is far more than just a marathon, it brings society together in a moment of celebration of all that is good about humanity. This year, a year like no other, it will be a London Marathon like no other.
Practical steps of getting a virtual event off the ground
Together we will help to save our charities!
Discover the challenges and successes charities have encountered during lockdown
How fundraising changed in the month after lockdown
You’re at the heart of everything we do.
We've created a tool kit of banners, graphics and ideas that you can easily share in your emails and on social media to engage and inspire your supporters.
Let's get the nation behind you
Standard and customised reports at your fingers tips to cover all your needs
Simple ways to ensure your supporters land in right place in one click
From glamourous charity balls to gruelling obstacle courses, events are the perfect way for people to support your work
By simply telling your story and making your page look good, is a great way to engage your supporters
Sustainability isn’t merely a buzzword. Here, two organisers of large-scale events tell us how they manage to keep their footprint impressively small
New to Virgin Money Giving or need a refresher?
Here’s some last minute Christmas campaign ideas to raise awareness and donations for your charity
How to ensure you are not missing out on the millions of pounds going unclaimed in Gift Aid
More Virgin Money London Marathon runners fundraise with us than any other platform. We offer an experience you can’t get anywhere else. Join us for the 2020 Virgin Money London Marathon to raise more.
We decided that it was time to stop simply sharing videos and instead, talk to an expert
Charlotte Ulett, events fundraising officer at Whizz-Kidz, talks us through what they've learned about making the most of the biggest fundraising event in the world
Everything you need to get your charity account up and running
Tips on creating and growing a successful event
10 top ways charities and companies can succeed at fundraising together
The insider’s guide to spreading your fundraising message
Top fundraising ideas on what to do (and not do)
Virgin Money colleagues share their fundraising activities
Top 5 tips for success from the CEO of a £1 million charity
6 steps to ensuring your event remains relevant
9 top tips to help your fundraising flourish
5 steps to building new supporters and fundraisers
Be inspired by the Celebration Garden of forget-me-nots
Raise more money by taking people on the journey with you
10 key things to consider when planning your fundraiser
Achieve your charity’s fundraising targets with this insider info
Charity Cardiac Risk in the Young give their testimonial
6 great ways to help you to win on the web
Great suggestions to boost your fundraising
Assess your risks and protect your charity