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Local Hero 2019 will run throughout April 2019. This campaign will pit athletes against artists, clowns against dare-devils. During the competition fundraisers will be ranked on the Local Hero leaderboard according to the number of unique online donors who sponsor their page.

The top 20 fundraisers will be given prizes ranging from £100 to £1,000. Overall, £5,000 in prizes will be distributed among the causes supported by the top 20 fundraisers.

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2018 was a hugely exciting year for Localgiving.

In 12 months we raised over £4 Million for over 2000 local charities and community groups; we expanded our Magic Little Grants programme  - providing 430 grants worth £215k; offered essential digital skills training, and continued to advocate for the local voluntary sector as a whole.This short video covers some of our highlights.

Of course, at Localgiving we never rest on our laurels. This is why we have already announced our next campaign, Local Hero, kicking off on 1st April. Another great opportunity to bring in funds for a local charity or community group you love. 



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            Byron’s Fantastic Fundraisers -  March 2019

Byron’s Fantastic Fundraisers - March 2019

14 Mar 2019

At Localgiving we like to highlight the amazing work fundraisers do for our charities and community groups. Every month I (Byron, Localgiving’s Membership Coordinator and helpline guy) pick out some some of the very best in fundraising events. Here are some of the most inspiring causes and ...

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            Top Tips to Engage and Grow your Charity’s Social Media

Top Tips to Engage and Grow your Charity’s Social Media

28 Feb 2019

Social media is vital for the growth of every charity, and is a powerful tool to deepen relationships with your beneficiaries, donors and supporters. Having engaging conversations and interacting with your audience will help you to build trust and relationships online, which in turn can lead to ...

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            Performance Measurement - why impact matters

Performance Measurement - why impact matters

25 Feb 2019

Small and local charities often operate on a shoe string so are acutely aware of the need to balance income and expenditure whilst generating social value. Critically, each charity must generate enough income to fulfill its mission whilst meeting social objectives.    For a charity ...

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