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Ella’s Journey – An Update

3rd Sep 2021

Despite feeling extremely proud of myself after my half marathon and going into my next long run with lots of confidence it hit me like a ton of bricks. I managed 18km’s but it was no doubt the hardest run yet – the mental battle to finish that run was intense, and it has scared…

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9 Top Tips for Successful Mobile Fundraising Events

13th Aug 2021

As we emerge from 16 months of lockdowns and distancing, Givergy’s ambition is to ensure that each and every client sees a seamless and successful return to live events. Part of this means helping fundraisers understand one of the most powerful, yet underused tools at their disposal – smartphone fundraising – including all the benefits…

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“Help! I’m running a marathon!?”

9th Aug 2021

Hey everyone, I’m Ella the Global Client Services Manager at Givergy and I’m running the London Marathon in aid of Missing People. Now to provide some background to my running…. ok so there’s no background to provide, I’m not a runner, but 5km to a Marathon in 12 weeks is going to be a breeze…

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We’re vaccinated – now what?

21st Jul 2021

On 3rd March 2020, at our head offices in London, I made a statement which, in hindsight, wouldn’t be described as being ‘of a particularly fine vintage’: ‘don’t worry, guys – two weeks and this’ll all have blown over.’ While confident I wasn’t the only one to underestimate the impact Covid was set to have…

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Part 2: How To Be Confident In Your Digital Strategy

15th Jun 2021

We kicked off a recent blog series exploring the skills gap within the charity sector and digital world in our May blog – The Digital Gap – What You Need to Know. This month, we’re taking a closer look at how to be confident in your digital strategy. The Importance of a Digital Strategy An effective…

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The Digital Gap – What You Need To Know

11th May 2021

Over the past 12 months, the non-profit sector has faced its biggest ever challenge. With fundraising events forcibly cancelled across the globe because of Covid-19, charities have had to make an at times uncomfortable shift to the online space. The recently published Charity Digital Skills Report cites that  66% of charities in the UK began…

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Hybrid Events: Are They Right For You?

6th Apr 2021

As we slowly transition back towards normality, what does the future of live events look like?  Currently, most events remain virtual as venues and regulations restrict large gatherings. As more in-person events return, many predict organizations, especially in the non-profit sector, will lean towards a hybrid event model by offering a virtual option alongside an…

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Get The Most From Your Host – The Key To Virtual Fundraising

1st Mar 2021

In the world of live events, it’s a given. Everybody understands the role that a reliable, competent, and [hopefully!] amusing host plays in the success of a gala dinner. They link it all together, keep things bouncing along, and – if you’ve chosen wisely – they will even deliver your auction and fundraising asks as…

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12 Steps For Using Social Media To Promote Your Online Fundraising Campaign!

16th Feb 2021

One of the best ways to spread the word about your online fundraising campaign or virtual gala is by using social media. Below is a step-by-step guide to help you plan your social media strategy from start to finish! Step 1. Determine a Schedule As you begin planning your fundraising campaign, identify key dates that…

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4 Strategies to Help Shift Fundraising Online and Foster Engagement

25th Jan 2021

Many charities prefer to host galas to secure life-changing funds for those in need. Large events like galas, for example, are a wonderful way to bring the community together, all while providing a rewarding and memorable experience for participants. However, due to complications from the pandemic, many charities have been facing uncertainty and unprecedented challenges…

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