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Charity Today News – Social Media in the Charitable Sector

28th June 2019
Type: News
Tags: Awards, social media
Charity Today News article on Social Medai in the Charitable Sector – Although digital trends demonstrate that every organisation should be leveraging social media – optimised for mobile – to communicate with their audience, the third sector is lagging behind the commercial sector when it comes to digital as a whole.

UK Fundraising – The Good Exchange adds new CRM & WhatsApp features

25th June 2019
Type: News
Tags: blog, BT MyDonate
The Good Exchange has updated its online charitable giving solution to enable sharing of the information its single application form gathers from good causes seeking funding with the CRM systems used by funders. New functionality also includes integration with WhatsApp, enabling charities and community groups using The Good Exchange as well as visitors to their organisational and fundraising project pages to share links and personalised information with their contacts to publicise fundraising activities and drive more donations.

News – The Good Exchange Wins Two Global Good Awards

20th June 2019
Type: News
Tags: Awards
Established in 2015, the Global Good Awards sponsored by Revive is fast becoming one of the most respected awards on the sustainability calendar. These all-inclusive, independent awards recognise and reward organisations of all shapes and sizes that are making strides towards a better world for people, the planet and the global economy.

News – 360Giving Blog, Technology in the Charity Sector

4th June 2019
Type: Blog, News
Tags: blog, grant application, research, survey
Guest blog post on 360Giving – Charity research into Technology in the Charity Sector finds hundreds of hours spent completing application forms but just two in five being successful & two thirds of grantmaking organisations facing difficulties with funding applications.

News – Third Sector – Who’s really interested in closing the funding gap?

3rd January 2019
Type: News
Third Sector, the UK’s leading publication for everyone who needs to know what’s going on in the voluntary and not-for-profit sector has published The Good Exchange’s article that explains how our on-line technology platform aims to close the funding gap – the costly and ineffective reactive grant application process where charities have to make separate grant applications to separate grant-makers with funders making grant decisions in isolation. With our platform, charitable organisations only fill in one simple application form, which is used to match multiple grant-makers with the charitable causes that meet their funding criteria.

News – ACF Trust & Foundation News – Technology to Drive Collaboration & Efficiency

18th December 2018
Type: News
ACF Magazine article – Digital technologies continue to transform the way we live and work, and those managing charitable funding have the opportunity to do the same for application processes and sector collaboration. Creating an equal funding and fundraising gateway for every charity, regardless of size or cause, will help grant-makers,donors and fundraisers to give their money and resources to those that needit most, drive a measurable impact on social problems and build community engagement, simultaneously encouraging more charitable giving from individuals and businesses.

Press Coverage – UK Fundraising covers The Good Exchange’s 2nd Anniversary

20th September 2018
Type: News
Charity Digital News – The Good Exchange is the latest cloud fundraising platform to come forward to register with the Regulator before the end of August deadline. In June this year, the Regulator reviewed its Code of Practice, publishing new rules requiring online platforms such as the Good Exchange to be open and transparent with users, take reasonable steps to treat donors fairly, and ensure donors know their rights in the event of a problem.

Press Coverage – #iwillfund grants for young people available in Oxfordshire

20th September 2018
Type: News
Oxfordshire Community Foundation (OCF) has launched a partnership with the online grant-matching platform, The Good Exchange, to distribute the latest round of money. Using funds from the Government’s £40 million #iwill fund, the foundation is awarding grants to young people’s projects that will ‘make a positive difference to their communities’.