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Hi, I'm new, glad to be here and learn more about the sector from you charity professionals. I'm looking to better understand any top tips in public fundraising campaigns specifically for activity ch...
Sharon Kennedy
Looking for some relevant experience on sharing volunteers' data (email addresses) internal to the charity.  One of my charities would like to share all volunteers email addresses with each other but...
Jeff Andrews
Hi, we are a small grant making charity. We have a Twitter account and website, nothing else. But we do not have a social media policy.  Does anyone have a simple policy doc that they are willing to...
Sharon Shortland
Hi all, I was wondering if anyone had suggestions for marketing grants/free advertising available to nonprofits? I know that there have been threads about this before, but they all look to be quite o...
Rosa Balliro
Good afternoon, I'm looking for anyone who can help me finalise my value proposition for my charity as it's one of the biggest barriers I'm facing at the moment. The value proposition will be printed...
Luke Roberts
I have enjoyed a career as an advertising and portrait photographer and along the way have worked with many agencies and directly with charities in many sectors. This is now the direction I am hoping...
Lorentz Gullachsen
Good afternoon all, I wondered if anyone was able to share any recommendations of organisations working within the charity sector that offer Data Storytelling courses/development programs. We would l...
Teri Parish
Good Morning all! I hope you're all well. Is anyone happy to share their comms data retention schedule with me please? Would be great to have a few to cross reference as we're currently sorting this...
Charlene Grant
I'd love to connect with someone who'd be happy to chat about how they use segmentation of data for fundraising & marketing comms at their charity. I work for a small regional health charity with inc...
Anna Webster
We've just found out that our domain host will no longer offer hosting services from the end of May (😖), so I need to find a new one asap. Does anyone have any recommendations, which web domain host...
Hazel Munn
Hi All, We have only just registered as a charity and I'm discovering significant savings for online services which are worth knowing about - please add to the short list that I have discovered so fa...
Ben Keaton
Hi there, I'm in the early stages of revamping our email programme and would love to hear about the approach that other charities are taking.  If anyone is happy to share your approach, or have teams...
Sarah Hansen
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations for good captioning software? it would be used to add captions to v...
Ocean King
Hello Our charity has a subscription to Hubspot but we're not getting the best value out of it because the (small) team don't know how to use it effectively, and none of us has a chunk of time to lea...
Fiona McAuslan
Hi! A charity I work with is about to go out to recruit for a Strategic Communications Manager (recruitment agency will be sorted shortly - not looking for support with recruitment). This role will n...
Milly Moss
Hello, has anyone created any audio ads or tried podcast advertising? Do you have an idea of how much would that cost We are thinking to either create a 60 second audio or give a script for the host...
Hamza Hassan
Have you seen TikTok's latest campaign offering free online training for charities on how to use the platform and promote their cause?  I think it's a great move from TikTok, but I'm curious to hear...
Ocean King
Hi all! My partner is looking to procure a press management system for the charity he works at. So far, they have booked demos with Muckrack, Onclusive, and Prowly. The features they are looking for...
Louisa Wania
Where do you take images for blog or charity website? I need high quality pictures - does anyone have any suggestions?
john smith
We segment our printed communications with supporters so that they receive different messages based on their level of support for the charity. (For example, if they've recently made a one-off donatio...
Liam Purcell
Hi We are in the process of building a new Drupal based website for our global membership charity and deliberating on what cookie consent manager to go with?  Does anybody have any recommendations? W...
Debs Waller
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: I'm interested in finding out if anyone is using SMS for their legacy audience, and if so how? E.g. reminders to cont...
Ocean King
Hi folks,  I work for a great charity that delivers programmes in schools. One of my biggest headaches has been getting schools interested and responding, which got me thinking about what a better wa...
Cedric Fromageot
I am going to order 1000 wristbands for our charity. Any recommendations for suppliers worth trying would be very welcome. I've started with  https://thewristbandcompany.co.uk/  from a first pass on...
Evan Grant
Hi - we're looking for a freelance copywriter to help with patient information materials, updating website copy and ad hoc other writing such as impact reports etc.  Hard to get that combination of a...
Jeannie Rigby
Hi, we're an animal rescue charity based and registered in the UK, rehoming dogs from Turkey. We had charity status on Facebook prior to them altering their rules on 1st Nov '23. Since then I've been...
Joanne Molloy
Hi - we're looking for a freelance marketing person who is experienced at developing public awareness campaigns - for a under-represented, but common (top 10 in UK) cancer.  Any recommendations or su...
Jeannie Rigby
Does anyone know if it's possible to generate a simple URL for people to access your charity's page on the charity commission register? I usually just hyperlink the page from the 'charity search' fun...
Caroline Walker
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: We had 2FA set up on one phone and it was lost which meant that we lost the 2FA account. Now we're locked out of the...
Ocean King
I wonder if any of you lovely people could help me with some practical examples of KPIs for a health awareness/information campaign. I'm really stumped.  The campaign is about awareness/avoiding risk...
Thomas B
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