How Charities Are Using Instagram to Engage Their Communities

Instagram, the mobile photo sharing community, are doing a great job of showcasing how different charities are using the platform to engage with a new community of users, all through sharing photos. They list 3 examples in their post on Nonprofit organizations using Instagram: Robin Hood NYC, Oceana and Charity: Water. Here’s the tactics being used …

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Nesta’s Innovation in Giving Fund Videos

I’ve recently been working on a funding application for Bright One and Bright Works to Nesta’s Innovation in Giving fund, which aims to invest in, support and grow innovative ideas that bring about a step-change in levels of giving and exchange and which have a credible route to being self-sustaining in the longer term. Part of the …

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#Infographic: NSPCC’s Rebuilding Childhoods Campaign

Monday 5 September 2011, saw the public launch of the NSPCC Sexual Abuse theme campaign ‘Rebuilding Childhoods’ in the Metro newspaper. The Metro kicked off the campaign with a front page feature on how young victims of child sex abuse can be driven to suicide without expert help. Child abuse can devastate lives. Its effects can …

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How to Launch a New Charity Website

If you’ve got a new website in the works, it’s never too early to think about how you’re going to launch and promote it. We recently launched our new micro-volunteering app, Bright Works, and have learned plenty of lessons along the way. Here are some tips covering several of the most effective methods for getting a …

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Downing Tweet

I was lucky enough to be invited to the inaugural #DowningTweet party, through my work with Twestival (thanks for the invite, @amanda!), which took place at 10 Downing Street. We were there to support the www.millionmums.org campaign, which aims to stop women from pregnancy or childbirth-related complications around the world.  As @SarahBrown10, Global Patron of …

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