How GoFundMe Can Help After the Closure of Virgin Money Giving

| 2 min read Charity

After the sad announcement Virgin Money Giving is closing in November 2021, charities and individuals fundraising may be looking for alternatives. If you are a charity or someone looking to fundraise, we can help you.

Fundraising for charity

At GoFundMe we put charity at the heart of our fundraising experience. 

If you are someone who is looking to raise funds for a cause that is close to your heart we are here to help you. We know raising funds for charity can be an exciting and nerve wracking experience.  

Once you have chosen the charity you want to fundraise for you can launch your campaign with a click of a button and your funds will be delivered directly to the charity safely and securely. Unlike our competitors we don’t take a penny out of Gift Aid meaning 100 percent goes to the charity.

What GoFundMe offers charities

As a charity on GoFundMe, we are here to support you. Our powerful tools such as donor and fundraiser reports and insight dashboards help you better engage with your supporters. 

Here’s what you can expect:

It’s simple

GoFundMe have spent more than 10 years in the online fundraising business. That’s time spent making sure we have the best tools available, and they’re as simple as possible to use. We want to make it as easy as possible for your supporters to fundraise for you and for you to build a fundraising community.

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Get data

On GoFundMe we offer charities access to features that will help you to build a thriving community of supporters. Need access to fundraiser data? Donor and fundraiser reports for those who have opted in are available on-demand once our team confirms your connection with the charity. You can also see Gift Aid data.

Receive donations all year round

Your charity page can receive donations year round. Once a donation is made, we send the funds to your charity automatically.

Free to sign up

It’s completely free to sign up for a charity account and it’s very simple. Just follow the steps below.

How you can sign up for a charity account

Simply select the charity that you are affiliated with and provide your contact information and you will have immediate access to insights and tools in your charity dashboard. Once our team has confirmed your connection to the charity, your donor and fundraiser reports will become available. So, what are you waiting for?  

If you have any questions, you can find answers and contact our team anytime via our Help Centre.

Start your charity fundraising today

Do you want to give back to your favourite charity? Start today. GoFundMe offers round the clock support so we are here to help you every step of the way.  Once you are set up, the most important thing to remember is to share your campaign. On average, sharing your campaign on social media can bring in £48 of donations. That is £48 more that could be going to your charity with a single click of a button.

Written by dina