These resources are designed to help local charities and community groups fundraise online and develop relationships with supporters - from technical guides to the Localgiving platform; to marketing tips and fundraising ideas.

We also produce resources for each of our national campaigns. As a Localgiving member, you can access these by logging into your account and clicking on My Fundraising Toolkit. 

General fundraising tips, guides and advice

  1. A-Z of fundraising ideas
  2. Send your press release or story to a local newspaper
  3. 5 ways to effectively communicate your group's work
  4. 13 tips for running a successful appeal 
  5. 5 tips for engaging with local businesses 
  6. 6 tips to inspire online fundraisers for your cause
  7. 6 tips for writing effective charity copy
  8. Guide to writing a thank you message
  9. Quick-start guide to contacting local press
  10. A guide to monthly giving
  11. An introduction to Gift Aid 
  12. A guide to data protection
  13. How to schedule a Facebook post
  14. An introduction to Hootsuite

If you would like further assistance with your fundraising, please contact us on 0300 111 2340, via or tweet us @Localgiving and we'll be happy to help!