How to benefit from UK Aid Match funding
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How to benefit from UK Aid Match funding

12 Sep 2014

WaterAid’s first match-funded appeal, the Big Dig, raised £2.5m in three months to improve access to safe water and sanitation in Malawi. This summer, the charity launched To be a Girl, which also has UK Aid Match funding. Jennie York shares tips on winning and making the most of the scheme.

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Campaign: Save the Children publishes names of 373 children killed in Israel-Gaza conflict

Save the Children this week published the names of children and babies who had so far been killed in the conflict in Gaza as part of a powerful campaign.

Carers Trust: Landing a transformative corporate partner

The Co-operative raised £6m in 2013 for the Carers Trust, which has a turnover of around £9m. Don’t be put off applying for the big corporate partnerships, says Kim Britton.

Accidentally lost unencrypted personal data

Con Alexander explains the action one charity took after a memory stick containing donors' personal data was lost.

SolarAid doubled its income in a year after setting a BHAG

International climate change charity SolarAid saw its income double from £1.1m to £2.2m last year. Richard Turner explains how it was all down to setting a Big Hairy Audacious Goal.

Creating a buzz: Friends of the Earth's Bee Cause campaign

Friends of the Earth’s Bee Cause campaign raised some £500,000 and attracted 28,000 donors in 2013. Kathryn Holloway and Sandra Wild explain how the charity is turning this swarm of new supporters into committed, regular givers.

How UK Community Foundations is benefiting from an endowment model

Giving locally is on the up, with the average Community Foundation donor giving £90,000 to local causes, says Stephen Hammersley.

Crowdfunding a cure for cancer

After being diagnosed with a rare cancer, the same disease that killed Apple CEO Steve Jobs, Dominic Nutt launched a crowdfunding campaign for research that raised £2m in eight months. He believes digital media is the perfect channel to create a new fundraising model for rare diseases.

A different kind of charity shop for TransmissionUK

When TransmissionUK decided to launch a shop to boost its income, it ditched the traditional second-hand donated goods model in favour of showcasing the work of emerging designers and brands. Now earning up to £1,000 a day, Gregg Palmer explains what makes the shop work.

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