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Social Media and the rise of the new philanthropists

By 9th May 2012, 80,058 people had donated £1,112,988 to the Justgiving page of Claire Squires, the tragic London Marathon runner. The outpouring of sympathy and gifts made to the Samaritans in her memory demonstrates how differently young donors engage … Continue reading

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Maximising online donations

I recently took part in an interesting roundtable discussion on maximising online and text donations, hosted by The Guardian. Reps around the table included some of the very big charities, some medium sized ones, and some online giving developers/suppliers. The … Continue reading

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There’s no such thing as society

 In this, as in so many other things, Maggie was wrong. Despite the rise of the individualist society over the last 30 years, groups of people do still come together to fight for a shared cause. And if Fundraisers can … Continue reading

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