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Lovely Company: JustGiving

October 27th, 2008 · 4 Comments · Fundraising

JustGiving has been around since 1999 (that’s a long time online!). Their goal? “To help people raise as much as they can for charity by providing an excellent service to as many people as possible”.

It’s a straightforward idea. You setup a fundraising page on the website and then tell all your friends and family about it. They can contribute towards your fundraising effort and leave comments on your page. An example of a fundraising page can be found here: http://justgiving.com/philsmillion.

JustGiving have also done some wrangling with the taxman on automatic Gift Aid reclaim which means yet more money for charity.

In the nine years since the company was established they have helped over 6 million people raise more than £350 million pounds for charity! Those are some BIG numbers!

Check out the JustGiving website now or connect with them on YouTube, Flickr or Facebook (become a fan or add their application).

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4 Comments so far ↓

  • Lianne Butler

    JustGiving offer a great service and have indeed revolutionised the ‘giving’ industry.

    You might be interested in a ‘new kid on the block’ – http://www.everyclick.com. They are also an online fundraising platform which offers sponsorship pages and online donations with GiftAid.

    The difference though is that Everyclick already incorporates every charity in the UK – so you can choose to support any one of over 200,000 charities!

    As well as sponsorship, donate, shopping and eVouchers, they also have a search engine on the site which gets its results from Ask.com. 50% of the revenue you generate through the search engine goes to the charity you have chosen to support – free giving!

    They have just launched their Christmas campaign – Considerate Christmas – which enables you to send eChristmas cards to your friends along with a charitable donation which can be reclaimed against any charity in the UK!

  • Lianne Butler

    JustGiving offer a great service and have indeed revolutionised the ‘giving’ industry.

    You might be interested in a ‘new kid on the block’ – http://www.everyclick.com. They are also an online fundraising platform which offers sponsorship pages and online donations with GiftAid.

    The difference though is that Everyclick already incorporates every charity in the UK – so you can choose to support any one of over 200,000 charities!

    As well as sponsorship, donate, shopping and eVouchers, they also have a search engine on the site which gets its results from Ask.com. 50% of the revenue you generate through the search engine goes to the charity you have chosen to support – free giving!

    They have just launched their Christmas campaign – Considerate Christmas – which enables you to send eChristmas cards to your friends along with a charitable donation which can be reclaimed against any charity in the UK!

  • Simon Doggett

    Woo, thanks for featuring us!

  • Simon Doggett

    Woo, thanks for featuring us!

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