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News 

22/11/2017 The Drum.com Localgiving’s ‘Winter Giving’ campaign aims to give local charities platform for donations

21/11/2017 UK Fundraising Localgiving to open Winter Giving campaign on 28 November

15/10/2017 UK Fundraising Grow your Tenner 2017 raises almost £670,000 in a week

05/10/2017 UK Fundraising Localgiving opens 2017 Magic Little Grants scheme with initial £35,000 funding round

05/10/2017 Charity Digital News Philanthropist hands reins to social entrepreneur at the Localgiving Foundation

20/09/2017 Charity Digital News Six months of matched donations celebrate six years of Grow Your Tenner

19/09/2017 UK Fundraising Local Charities Day 2017 to take place in December

07/09/2017 UK Fundraising Localgiving offer six months matched giving to celebrate six years of grow your tenner

25/08/2017 Third Sector Localgiving offers free webinars for the Grow your Tenner campaign

09/05/2017 UK Fundraising  Localgiving’s Local Hero campaign raises over £122k for local charities

09/04/2017 The Guardian Which Charity Website should you use? 

04/04/2017 Gov.uk Small, local charities set to benefit from fundraising skills training

27/03/2017 Charity Digital News The potential of digital technology in charities outlined in new report

22/03/2017 UK Fundraising Localgiving announces 2017 Local Hero campaign & Small Charity Week Match Fund

06/02/17 South Wales Evening Post Pop star to run daily 5k to raise money for Pride Cymru: "I grew up in South Wales as a gay youth"

30/01/17 Philanthropy Impact Securing a sustainable future for local charities and community groups 

11/01/17 The London Economic When grassroots charities fail, we are the greatest losers

19/12/16 UK Fundraising Demand for services & funding difficulties top challenges for local charities, says LocalGiving report

16/12/16 The Guardian Local charities stretched to breaking, with half not sure of lasting five years

16/12/16 Third Sector On Local Charities Day, small charities say they're pessimistic about the future

16/12/16 Civil Society Less than half of local charities ‘confident of five year survival’, says repor

15/09/16 Third Sector:  Third Sector Awards 2016: Fundraising Campaign - Winner: Community Foundation for Calderdale for the Calderdale Flood Fund

14/09/16 Charity Times:Local charities can join Localgiving free under new membership deal 

15/08/16 UK Fundraising: Match funding encourages higher & more frequent giving

28/07/16 Candis Magazine: Inspirational People - Marcelle Speller

15/07/16 Cabinet Office and Rob Wilson MP: Local Charity Day Speech 

24/05/16 Small Charity Week Blog: Small Charity Week - Repainting the picture 

19/05/16 UK Fundraising: Localgiving to double donations with #GiveMe5

15/04/16 Yorkshire Post: Retirement out, risk-taking in for many wealthy professionals

14/04/16 Philanthropy Impact: Small is bountiful: why local charities make perfect partners

11/04/16 When Saturday Comes: Supporting grassroots clubs across the country

07/04/16 UK Fundraising: Localgiving challenges fundraisers to be a Local Hero

04/12/15 This is Money: How to set up a charity and fundraise

02/12/15 BBC Radio 4: "Its more fun giving away money than making it" target="_blank"

02/12/15 The Guardian: Donations surge on UK's second annual Giving Tuesday

01/12/15 Londonist: Things to do in London

30/11/15 Londonist: Help London charities double their donations

23/11/15 The London Economic: Thinking local on a global day of giving

16/11/15 Alliance Magazine: Tending to the Roots

20/10/15 Third Force News: Small Charities face closure Nightmare

14/10/15 Charity Times: Funding crises increases demand on local charities

14/10/15 Fundraising UK: Charities stretched to their absolute capacity

13/10/15 Third Sector: Survey shows 81% of charities expect increased demand on services but few feel able to cope

18/09/15 Financial Times: Philanthropists should shout about their work

10/09/15 UK Fundraising: Why charities should make a big deal out of being small

03/09/15 Huffington Post: Volunteering 101: Listen and Learn

25/08/15 NCVO Blog: Sense and sustainability: A reaction to the NCVO financial sustainability review

23/08/15 View Digital: Match funding offer for charities in Northern Ireland

13/08/15 Childhood Trust guest blog: Doing it for the kids: kickstarting sustainability in the local voluntary sector

07/01/15 Philanthropy Impact guest blog: The future of effective philanthropy?

08/01/15 UK Fundraising: Localgiving raises £1.6m for local charities through Grow Your Tenner campaign

04/12/14 The Guardian: Charity donations up 270% on Giving Tuesday

04/12/14 Third Force News: Small charities get a lift from #GivingTuesday

27/11/14 Philanthropy Impact: Localgiving backs #GivingTuesday in 'Triple Tenner Tuesday' scheme

04/11/14 The Independent: How much money do you need to be a philanthropist?

25/10/14 The Guardian: Six things to consider when taking your charity online

08/09/14 UK Fundraising: Cabinet Office contributes to Grow Your Tenner matched fund for small charities

05/08/14 The Economist: Making an Impact through CSR

21/07/14 Charity Digital News: Localgiving announces more cash and training for North Yorkshire charities

09/07/14 UK Fundraising: Radical Theatre company turns to Localgiving after 100% cut in Arts Council Funding

03/06/14 The Guardian: Small charities need your support, says the founder of Localgiving


Press Releases

 

04/10/2017 Localgiving Awards £35,000 in Funding to Local Charities through its Magic Little Grants Scheme

06/09/2017 Six months of matched donations to celebrate six years of Grow Your Tenner

08/05/2017 Localgiving’s Local Hero 2017 campaign raises over £122k for grassroots charities across the UK

16/12/2016 New Report Finds Local Charities Fear for long-term Survival

06/12/2016 Government-funded Match Fund Campaign to Raise Over £1 Million for Local Charities

05/09/16 Government contributes £245,000 to Localgiving’s Grow Your Tenner match fund campaign

14/09/16 NCVO, FSI, Sported and SCC Offer Free Localgiving Memberships until the End of 2016

04/08/16 Report Finds Match Funds Stimulate Higher & More Frequent Donations 

16/06/16 Localgiving Launches Initiative to Help Environmental Groups in the North West Fundraise Online

25/04/16 The Sky is the Limit for Daring Granny Wendy

06/04/16 Don’t be an April Fool; Be a Local Hero! Localgiving’s Local Hero campaign launches on April 1st

30/11/15 Localgiving partners with Office for Civil Society to double 1000 x £5 Donations for Giving Tuesday

13/10/15  Local Charity and Community Group Sustainability Report 2015: Local Charities Stretched to Capacity

12/08/15 Local charities recognised in inaugural ‘Grow Your Tenner’ Awards

19/01/15 Localgiving launches #GiveMe5 - latest match fund will double 2,000 £5 donations to local charities

18/01/15 Localgiving raises £1.6m for local charities through national Grow Your Tenner campaign

03/12/14 Localgiving raises over £75,000 for local charities on UK’s first ever #GivingTuesday 

02/12/14 Localgiving backs the UK’s first ever #GivingTuesday by tripling 1,000 donations to local charities

04/09/14 Nationwide campaign for small charities gets Government backing

21/06/14 Localgiving.com announces more access to cash & training for North Yorkshire charities

24/04/14 North Yorkshire rural charities raise more than £90,000 through Localgiving.com match fund campaign

27/05/14 Localgiving.com appoints new Chief Executive to deliver growth strategy

 

 


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