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 […]

Top Five Insights from the Charity Meetup: Inspiring Internal Communications

Over 70 charities gathered for the 16th Charity Meetup event in London, which was kindly hosted by Workplace for Good by Facebook in September 2019. Our topic was Inspiring Internal Communications with expert speakers and panellists Beth Murray, Sarah Browning, Judith Davey and Natalie Peck. Here are five key insights from the day: 1 – […]

Five Top Tips for Getting Promoted – Guest blog by Ashby Jenkins

This blog is kindly written by Ashby Jenkins, with the aim to help you with practical ideas to increase your chances of getting a promotion and speeding up your career progression. About our Guest Blogger Ashby Jenkins has recruited fundraisers for the charity sector for the last five years, before moving to the dark side […]

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 […]

Should you encourage your staff to attend network events? Guest blog by Katie Shuster from Chiltern Music Therapy

I think most people know that networking is hugely important for any organisation, big or small but with conflicting priorities, is it worth the time and who should go? Back in 2016, I embarked on a new role as Communications and Marketing Manager for Chiltern Music Therapy. I knew my role would include lots of […]

Reflecting on the Building Corporate Partnerships Charity Meetup in Bucks

We gathered to discuss Building Corporate Partnerships at the Charity Meetup Bucks on Thu 27 September 2018. The event was kindly hosted by John Lewis & Partners in High Wycombe. Key points: 1 – Listening is very important for both the charity and the corporate partner 2 – Creativity can help to find mutually beneficial […]

Reflecting on the Charity Meetup London No.14 – Diversity & Inclusion

Charity Meetup Diversity and Inclusion

On Fri Sept 21 2018 we gathered to discuss how we could all make steps to improve Diversity and Inclusion. More than 120 participants from a wide variety of organisations participated in networking and skills sharing, kindly hosted by Google. Thank you to all of our fantastic speakers and participants for making this a very […]

Progress, not perfection – Guest Blog by Ian Worman

On Monday the 27th November 2017 I attended my first Charity meet up. The topic of the evening was success and failure. It was an amazing evening, I met some great people. The topic was well presented with lots of new ideas to take away, I am planning to present some stuff at the next […]

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 […]