Our flagship campaign, Grow Your Tenner 2017, is now live - get doubling those donations! The campaign kicked off on Tuesday 17th October at 10am and will run until the match funding runs out (or midday on Thursday 16th November - whichever comes first). This year we are putting a special emphasis on monthly giving - our aim being to help local groups attract more long term supporters.

 During Grow Your Tenner 2017:

  • One-time donations are being matched up to £10 (until the pot runs out).
  • Monthly donations set up during the campaign are being matched by up to £10 per month.The matching will take place after the first 6 donations, and be applied to the following 6 donations.

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An exciting new chapter for the Localgiving Foundation

We’re delighted to announce that social entrepreneur Tom Latchford has been appointed as the new Chair of the Localgiving Foundation. Tom has helped raise tens of millions of pounds for charities online as founder of Raising IT, which is the UK market leader for websites and fundraising tools for the third sector. He will be bringing his experience, passion and philanthropic pedigree to help more local charities grow.

Marcelle Speller, the Foundation’s founder, has decided to hand the reins to Tom after 9 years’ service. We are hugely grateful to Marcelle for her vision in setting up Localgiving and her leadership throughout our first decade. Marcelle’s passion for local charities continues unabated and she will remain an ambassador for the organisation.

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We depend on a steady stream of smaller donations via Localgiving. These donations alone give us the assured income to meet our operational costs. Matched funding, sponsored by both Localgiving and the Community Foundation have further bolstered our funds to allow us to undertake capital improvements to the Shed.

Peter Gallagher, Men In Sheds - Milton Keynes