Charity Meetup: Start-ups for Good Event Summary

The 17th Charity Meetup event took place in London on the 8th of October 2019. We began with a mixing game (fortune tellers) then we had three lightening talks and a panel discussion. We explored how organisations can learn from start-ups and new opportunities to generate income through products and services. Thank you to the Good […]

How to Use Psychology to Boost Online Donations – Guest Blog by Stuart Palmer

Stuart is a Charity Meetup regular and  helps charities in the digital space. The world of charitable donations is hugely competitive and with so many great causes out there, how do you make donors choose your organisation? Stuart’s guest blog aims to unravel the psychology of donations. Experts in behavioural economics, a field which draws heavily […]

Top Tips from the Charity Meetup – Fundraising Possibilities

Charity Meetup – Networking and Skills Sharing Quarterly Events A friendly group of 60 people from the charity sector convened at the 15th Charity Meetup on Thursday 23 May. The event was sponsored by GivePanel and hosted in London by SSAFA The Armed Forces Charity. Before kicking off the event, participants enjoyed networking and refreshments […]

Learning how to ask the right questions changes everything

“One of the fastest ways to find the solution to an issue or challenge you are facing is to ask the right questions.” – Robin S. Sharma If you are determined to make this year different, asking better questions of yourself and others is a way to profoundly change your life. As children we are […]

Reflecting on Strengthening Relationships at the Charity Meetup Bucks – Guest Blog by Tony Barr

I think the best words of greeting you can possibly get when going to a Charity Network meeting is “help yourself to the buffet!”. Certainly an excellent start and had my attention from the outset. I had first met Dawn at the Community Impact Bucks meeting in Aylesbury and really enjoyed her TED talk and Mexican […]

Five Secrets to Instagram Success

5 Secrets to Instagram Success

In this blog am sharing five secrets of how to grow your Instagram following and engagement. These tactics will help you if you have just started out on Instagram or if you are established but keen to increase your audience. 1 – Find people to follow One of the best ways to find other likeminded […]

Why it’s Important to Celebrate Success and Failure

I have worked in the charity sector for 13 years and have noticed a number of ways that certain organisations have managed to create a very positive and nurturing culture. By understanding how these positive environments are created, we can work towards creating workplaces where people feel valued and experienced staff are given autonomy to […]

Collaborating with online influencers – Guest Blog by John Sennett

Before I begin, I’m John Sennett, Founder of John’s Road to Volunteering, a world-leading volunteering blog, where I use my personal story to inspire others to give back to the community. Having worked with charities around the world and building a community around John’s Road to Volunteering, this guest blog will focus on effectively collaborating […]

5 Ways Charities Can Benefit from Collaboration

When organisations with a common aim work together, they can cut costs, improve outcomes and reduce duplication.  Collaboration is of particular importance to smaller charities who are looking for ways to create a sustainable long term future. It is important to  stay on track, collaborations must help the organisations involved to deliver their vision and […]