In an increasingly digital world, donating to charity has never been easier, but we’re always looking for ways to keep simplifying the process. Well now a new social platform has found the latest solution.
The #Donate service has been set up by retail technology company, #Pay, and GOOD Agency, enabling charities to receive money directly from tweets and retweets on Twitter.
Charities can create a fixed amount hashtag, or a flexible one that allows the donor to choose how much they want to give.
Do you need more technology in your charity organisation but find it a bit difficult to afford it? Look no further - the Technology Trust is exactly what you need.
They are a social enterprise working in partnership with the third sector to encourage charities and not-for-profits to use digital technology to enhance the way they work, and one of the things they do is the tt-exchange - a technology donation programme that allows eligible UK-based charities to request donated technology products.
Setting up a new charity? Did you know that charities can now register online with HMRC - saving you time and making things much simpler?
Charities in the UK are entitled to certain tax reliefs to help them make the most of the donations they receive. To benefit from this great asset, they must be officially recognised by HM Revenue and Customs, and in the past they’ve had to carry out the application process manually. Now, as of this month, they can do it all online!
In 2014 the way charities fundraise was completely transformed. Social media, such as Twitter and Facebook, allowed campaigns to gain a lot more momentum; as more people jump on the bandwagon, more money is raised for a good cause.
Hashtags are the driving force behind many social media campaigns. They are a digital tool in their own right and they are a simple way to gain publicity.