News

Press Coverage – Digital fundraising platform joins Fundraising Regulator

23rd August 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.

News – The Good Exchange Shortlisted for Best in Business Awards

16th June 2018
Type: News
The Good Exchange has been shortlisted for the 2018 Best in Business ‘Social Media Award’ sponsored by Apple Print and Creative. The judges were seeking examples of best practice and demonstrable results from a business’s use of digital and social media.  In particular they looked for excellence in web design, execution of planned social media marketing and use of Internet technology. The Good Exchange’s entry also included examples of how we are helping our users to enhance their fundraising via the active use of social media marketing.

Press Coverage – The Miss Lawrence Trust joins The Good Exchange as new funder

12th June 2018
Type: News
Moving to The Good Exchange’s not-for-profit, digital grant application platform allows the Miss Lawrence Trust to streamline the annual shortlisting of applications and to delve more deeply and with greater ease into their applicants’ objectives. They can also see whether applicants are receiving support from other funders and donors.

Press Coverage – Overstretched CSR decision-makers mean small charities lose out

26th April 2018
Type: News
Technology tools will prove vital in meeting the challenges that face charitable giving within UK organisations, according to a new survey of corporate social responsibility (CSR) managers reported in Charity Digital News. The paperwork involved in donating a portion of overall funds is the same as it would be to donate an entire annual charitable CSR budget to one national charity.

Press Coverage – How Will PSD2 Affect Charities – The Forgotten Sector

23rd April 2018
Type: News
Ultimately, any loss in public trust as a result of fraudulent activity is to the detriment of the charitable sector as a whole, which is why the online fundraising industry must take urgent steps to boost transparency and accountability. Whether online or offline, someone masquerading as a fundraiser is nothing new, but online fundraising platforms have the edge in safeguarding against this type of abuse over their more traditional counterparts. For instance, an online platform can prevent money from being paid into an individual’s bank account by requiring all monies to be paid into a verified, approved, organisational account.

Press Coverage – Safeguarding Digital Giving from Abuse

9th April 2018
Type: News
Ultimately, any loss in public trust as a result of fraudulent activity is to the detriment of the charitable sector as a whole, which is why the online fundraising industry must take urgent steps to boost transparency and accountability. Whether online or offline, someone masquerading as a fundraiser is nothing new, but online fundraising platforms have the edge in safeguarding against this type of abuse over their more traditional counterparts. For instance, an online platform can prevent money from being paid into an individual’s bank account by requiring all monies to be paid into a verified, approved, organisational account.