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Blog – Looking to the future at NCVO’s annual conference 2019

March 21, 2019
Type: Blog
Tags: Events
The Good Exchange team attended & exhibited at NCVO annual conference in April. Speakers discussed the challenges the sector is facing in today’s turbulent political environment & the conference provided a platform to discuss how charitable organisations can look ahead into the future & adapt to the evolving landscape.

Blog – The Good Exchange reports back from Fundraising Live 2019

February 13, 2019
Type: Blog
Tags: Civil Society, Fundraising Live
Civil Society’s Fundraising Live, designed to give fundraisers a voice on the things that really matter, returned to the ILEC Conference Centre on 7th February 2019 with Paul Amadi, chief supporter officer at the British Red Cross (BRC) stating that the charitable sector is at an ‘adapt or die’ moment post-GDPR when it comes to donations.

Blog – The Good Exchange takes part in #GivingTuesday

November 27, 2018
Type: Blog
The Good Exchange is excited to join over 2,000 charities taking part in this year’s #GivingTuesday campaign, to be held on the 27th of November. The campaign was brought to the UK in 2014 by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), as an antidote to the mass consumerism surrounding Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Blog – Charity Digital Code of Practice launches – The Good Exchange responds

November 15, 2018
Type: Blog
The Charity Digital Code of Practice aims to help charities increase impact, develop skills and improve sustainability. Developed by a steering group of organisations across the sector – including the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO), The Charity Commission and National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) – the Code sets out seven principles representing areas of focus: Leadership; User-led; Culture; Strategy; Skills; Managing Risks and Ethics, and Adaptability. Read what COO ED Gairdner has to say.

Blog – The Good Exchange reports back from the 2018 ACEVO Conference

November 13, 2018
Type: Blog
The Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO) conference took place in London on Thursday 18th October. The one-day event explored different aspects of impactful leadership and offered diverse perspectives on key issues that not-for-profits must face. One of the highlights was a speech given by Dr Pippa Malmgren, co-author of the recently published ‘The Leadership Lab: Understanding Leadership in the 21st Century,’ on the importance of understanding what leadership means today. The main takeaway was the urgent need for a shift in the way we think.

Blog – BRIGHTER FUTURES HELPS BRING NEW RADIOTHERAPY CENTRE TO SWINDON WITH THE HELP OF THE GOOD EXCHANGE

November 13, 2018
Type: Blog
The Good Exchange platform has helped Brighter Futures to increase the profile of a worthy local cause that will provide a huge benefit to the people of Swindon. It has also enabled the Radiotherapy Appeal to reap the benefits from match funding, which is highly motivational, driving fundraisers to the fundraising site because they knew their money would be doubled. Match funding gives applicants the opportunity to reach their fundraising target more quickly by doubling donations (or more) to their projects, which has had a huge impact on the success of Brighter Futures’ Radiotherapy Appeal to date.

Blog – Budget 2018: The Good Exchange responds

October 30, 2018
Type: Blog
This week, the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond outlined his priorities for taxes and spending in the 2018 Budget. Among the announcements – which include a new £400m digital services tax on tech giants – the Chancellor announced the allocation of £650m funding for social care.

Blog – Planning your social media strategy

August 2, 2018
Type: Blog
This blog by social media expert Paul Wilson of PR Wilson Media covers the 3 Ms of your social media strategy. These 3 key elements are Market, Message and Media. 1. Market – Target audience Planning your social media strategy 2. Message -what matters to them and 3. Media – where do you find your supporters online and how do you manage your presence?

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