Resources

Press Release – Oxford City Council partners with The Good Exchange to boost Small Community Grants Programme

September 4, 2018
Type: Press Releases
The Good Exchange is supporting Oxford City Council’s Small Community Grants Programme 2018-2019. Oxford City Council provides £1.4m of grants every year to local charities and community groups. The grants are provided to organisations to help tackle inequality, deprivation and homelessness, and to promote arts and culture in the city. Oxford City Council has allocated £20,000 to the latest Small Grants Programme, following a successful pilot earlier this year, where the Council awarded grants of up to £1,000 available via The Good Exchange.

Webinar Recording – Next Steps to using Facebook for Charity Fundraising

August 28, 2018
Type: Webinar Recordings
For charity fundraisers and/or marketing staff who want to progress to the next level in their use of Facebook. Next steps to using Facebook for charitable fundraising (Facebook Pages, Video, Using Canva, Draft posts & scheduling, Tagging, Like, Share, Follow, Message, Facebook Ads and Boost posts)

Press Coverage – Digital fundraising platform joins Fundraising Regulator

August 23, 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 Release – The Good Exchange registers with the Fundraising Regulator

August 20, 2018
Type: Press Releases
The Good Exchange has officially registered with the Fundraising Regulator.  The Regulator’s Code of Fundraising Practice requires fundraising platforms to take all reasonable steps to enable donors to make informed donation decisions including providing clear, transparent & accessible information on their services, fees & charges to ensure members of the public know where their donation is going & what their rights are in the event of a problem.

Press Release – Oxford City Council Offers More Grants Through The Good Exchange

August 14, 2018
Type: Press Releases
Oxford City Council has made a further £10,000 of small grants available for local charities and community groups through The Good Exchange.  A total of £20,000 has now been made available in the current round of the City Council’s Small Grants Scheme 2018 for organisations based in Oxford that promote equality, community cohesion, healthy living, or work to tackle poverty and deprivation.

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?

Press Release – London-based Voyage Youth fundraises for leadership BTEC for BME youngsters with The Good Exchange

August 1, 2018
Type: Press Releases
London-based Voyage Youth has won a free fundraising project on The Good Exchange platform, following a prize draw at the NCVO Annual Conference in April 2018. The organisation’s core mission is to reduce the inequalities and disparities faced by young Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) people in employment, education and community settings. Voyage is using the fundraising project to raise £47,700 for its flagship Young Leaders for Safer Cities (YLFSC) BTEC accredited course in leadership.

Blog – Integration of On-line Giving Platforms with CRM Solutions

July 24, 2018
Type: Blog
These days many businesses invest in CRM technology to aid in this process, typically opting for a cloud-based system (e.g. Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics etc) allowing a company to interact with current and potential customers and keep a single point of record of each customer’s relationship with their business. The rapid growth of the platform has led to the need for a dedicated Enterprise Level CRM that integrates with other platforms.