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Philanthropy Impact guest blog: The future of effective philanthropy?

Triple Tenner Tuesday is a prime example of the new three-stranded national approach to raising money for local charities that we have been developing in 2014. The innovative new method works by leveraging government grants against private philanthropic investment to match public donations.

UK Fundraising: Localgiving raises £1.6m for local charities through Grow Your Tenner campaign

, the online giving and support network for local charities and community groups, raised £1.3m for small local charities across in the UK in its two-month Grow Your Tenner match fund campaign.

The Guardian: Charity donations up 270% on Giving Tuesday

Donor websites report huge rise compared with same day last year as UK embraces post-Black Friday and Cyber Monday fundraising drive.

Third Force News: Small charities get a lift from #GivingTuesday

Localgiving has announced the results of its Triple Tenner Tuesday promotion, successfully raising over £75,736 for small local charities across the UK in just a 24 hour window.

Philanthropy Impact: Localgiving backs #GivingTuesday in 'Triple Tenner Tuesday' scheme

#GivingTuesday is being brought to the UK for the first time on Tuesday 2nd December 2014 to promote charitable causes and philanthropic giving.

The Independent: How much money do you need to be a philanthropist?

Charitable gifts of over £1m are at a five-year high. But in addition to giving more, people are giving smarter thanks to training provided in donor workshops.

The Guardian: Six things to consider when taking your charity online

Mobile users, Facebook, crowd funding platforms, websites, who to work with and how to get your online journey off to a great start

UK Fundraising: Cabinet Office contributes to Grow Your Tenner matched fund for small charities

"The Office for Civil Society, part of the Cabinet Office, has contributed £250,000 to the matched giving fund for this year’s Grow Your Tenner campaign from . Launching next month, the campaign aims to double all donations through up to £10, with the aim of raising £4 million for small local charities."

The Economist: Making an Impact through CSR

"A local business that supports local charities can form valuable relationships, gain otherwise unobtainable branding opportunities through sponsorship, and be seen as a native, positive part of the local community."

Charity Digital News: Localgiving announces more cash and training for North Yorkshire charities

"Starting this month, local charities and community groups can benefit from a free first year membership on, with one to one training and support, and £25,000 in match funding opportunities."

UK Fundraising: Radical Theatre company turns to Localgiving after 100% cut in Arts Council Funding

"Last week Leeds-based theatre company Red Ladder was told it was one of a number of arts organisations that would lose all of their Arts Council funding. In an effort to keep the company going, it has launched an appeal using online giving platform in an effort to recoup the £160,000 it needs to cover the full production budget for two UK tours."

The Guardian: Small charities need your support, says the founder of Localgiving

"My advice to people who give to charities is to keep on giving to the big charities, which are doing such incredible work around the world, but to also remember the little guy. Even giving an extra 10% of your charity donation a year to a local organisation could make a massive impact on your community."

Press Releases

19/01/15 Localgiving launches #GiveMe5 - latest match fund will double 2,000 £5 donations to local charities
08/01/15 Localgiving raises £1.6m for local charities through national Grow Your Tenner campaign
04//12/14 Localgiving raises over £75,000 for local charities on UK's first ever #GivingTuesday
27/11/14 Localgiving backs the UK's first ever #GivingTuesday by tripling 1,000 donations to local charities
14/10/14 40 per cent of people in the UK have never donated to a local charity
04/09/14 Nationwide campaign for small charities gets Government backing
17/07/14 announces more access to cash & training for North Yorkshire charities
10/06/14 Cornish charities bowled over after raising £40,000 with and The Eden Project
04/06/14 to host free online fundraising webinar for Small Charity Week
21/05/14 appoints new Chief Executive to deliver growth strategy
08/05/14 Cornish charities raise thousands with match fund campaign
07/04/14 North Yorkshire rural charities raise more than £90,000 through match fund campaign

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