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

General fundraising tips, guides and advice

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