Small and Local Charities delivering in the UK
Localgiving is hosting the Small Charity Week Challenge which will start on Fundraising Day Thursday 17th June and run until Wednesday 23rd June.
This challenge is a competition where all organisations on the Localgiving platform can participate (providing your annual income is under £1m) and all one-time donations to charities during this time will be counted towards the leaderboard.
The leaderboard will count every donation received from a unique donor through any of your pages, with each scoring one point. The winners will be announced on Thursday 24th June with prizes from £500 - £25.
You can share your challenges on social media by tagging @Localgiving and using the hashtag #SCWChallenge
If you’re not an existing Localgiving member, you will be able to access a 3 month free trial in order to participate in this challenge by using the promocode SCW2021. If your charitable organisation wants to participate in this challenge,
sign up now.
UK Small International Development Charities
We listened! This year we are pleased to announce that GlobalGiving will be providing an exclusive opportunity during Small Charity Week for their September Accelerator initiative. Watch out for more information for the big launch on Thursday 17th June.
Small Charity Legends Conference
Inspired by that virtual event, Fundraising Everywhere ( In partnership with #SmallCharityWeek) is hosting a virtual conference on Wednesday 7th of July @ 12:00 dedicated to the real legends of fundraising.
Every day, small charities across the world uplift, repair, and add value to their community.
They do this without big teams, reach, and sometimes without budget. July’s conference is dedicated to giving a platform to the brilliant small charity fundraisers doing big things, and the people who help them.
Join us for an action-packed two-hour summit that will give small charity fundraisers the tools they need to change the world, and remind larger charity fundraisers of the key skills we need for ongoing success.
Are you our next Small Charity Legends Speaker? Yes you!
Fundraising Everywhere to celebrate the real legends of charity fundraising; the small but mighty/solo people in smaller organisations doing big things.
We're looking for to showcase the brilliant ways small charities get things done - and what we can learn from it. So whether you’ve had successful big tech tactics on a little budget, great at collaboration and campaigning through to demonstrating great community building
we want to hear from you.
UK Small International Development Charities, Meet the Funder Event
On Thursday 17th June we are hosting the first Fundraising Day, Meet The Funder Networking Event for small charities working internationally.
We have a panel of trust and foundation funders including The Fore, The Paul Hodges Trust and the British Foreign School Society (BFSS) ready to answer all of your questions.
Hear from these funders on the positive steps they have taken to provide support over the past 12 months, pose your specific questions and have a chance to network with other small charities.
Date: Thursday 17th June
Time: 10:00 - 11:30am
Eligibility: Any UK Small International Development Charity with a turnover under £1 million
Places are limited - Book Now
Free Webinars for all Small Charities
We have two fantastic free webinars for you to choose from:
Ensuring your fundraising is legal and ethical: a regulatory update and Q&A with the Fundraising Regulator
Charities of all sizes that carry out fundraising activity should fully comply with the Code of Fundraising Practice. The code outlines the standards expected of all charitable institutions and third-party fundraisers in the UK.
In this interactive webinar, with Q&A, the Fundraising Regulator will help small charities navigate the system of voluntary regulation of fundraising in the UK, explain how charities can ensure they are complying with the relevant legal and ethical fundraising standards and provide an overview of recent updates to fundraising guidance.
The Fundraising Regulator is the independent regulator of charitable fundraising in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Date: Thursday 17th June
Time: 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Where do we go from here? Re-stabilising and diversifying your income in 2021 and beyond
The past 18 months has wreaked havoc on most charities’ fundraising plans and stability, and many charities were struggling to maintain stability even before this. So where do you go from here? This webinar from the
FSI’s consultancy team featuring experts from
Nova Fundraising will walk you through some of the questions to ask yourself when planning your future fundraising strategy, as well as reflecting on the future prospects and trends in different income streams.
There will also be plenty of time for questions –
you can submit yours in advance here.
Date: 17th June
Time: 11:15 am -12:00 pm