Top ten fundraising tips

Below you will find Just Giving's top ten tips to get the most from your fundraising. Remember, we're always on hand to help you get the most from your fundraising. Just drop us an email at

We use Just Giving as our fundraising platform and they have kindly provided us with their top ten tips to get the most out of your fundraising.
  • Add a great photo
    Fundraisers with pictures or videos on their page raise 13% more per photo. A perfect excuse for a #selfie!
  • Tell your story
    Writing a story on your JustGiving page helps your supporters understand why you're fundraising. You could raise 65% more if you do.
  • Set a target!
    We've crunched the numbers, and found that pages with a target raise 17% more. Aim high!
  • Don't be afraid to share
    Sharing your page on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and WhatsApp will help you raise more. Let people know about the good stuff you're doing.
  • Don't forget about email
    There are lots of your friends, colleagues and neighbours who are not on social networks but would love to hear about what you are doing.
  • Add a video or livestream
    Add a video as a cover photo by adding a YouTube link. Videos really help tell your story and why your cause is so important. You can also live stream directly on your pageto show how you are raising money.
  • Connect fitness apps 
    Taking on a physical challenge? You could raise 111% more and have supporters keep track of your progress by connecting your page with your Strava or Fitbit account.
  • Update your page
    Let supporters know how you are doing by updating your page often, they will enjoy following your progress and you can even do it through our smartphone app.
  • Self donate
    People who make a donation to their own page to get them started raise a whopping 84% more!
  • Say thanks!
    20% of donations come in after your event has ended, so make sure you follow up to thank your supporters.
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