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Philanthropy Impact - Ripping Up the Rulebook of Charitable Foundations

Posted by Date: September 16th 2015 Category: In the News

Philanthropy Impact - Ripping Up the Rulebook of Charitable Foundations

In the last few years the money available from charitable foundations has been more difficult to access. Charities are relying more on foundations who, as a result of the increased applications, have devised ever more complex eligibility criteria. Fundraisers working for charities are now spending more time preparing bespoke applications but for less return. At a time when there are...

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Voluntary News - Chairman of Childhood Trust visits Summer Gives campaign beneficiaries

Posted by Date: September 14th 2015 Category: Featured, In the News

Voluntary News - Chairman of Childhood Trust visits Summer Gives campaign beneficiaries

The Chairman of a charitable foundation that is working to alleviate child poverty in London, has visited a selection of the charities that have benefited from a summer fundraiser which raised more than half a million pounds for London based children’s charities. The programme was set up to help London’s poorest children to have a summer filled with fun, food...

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Charity Today - Special visit for London charities benefiting from £500,000 fundraiser

Posted by Date: September 11th 2015 Category: In the News

Charity Today - Special visit for London charities benefiting from £500,000 fundraiser

The chairman of a charitable foundation that is working to alleviate child poverty in London, has visited a selection of the charities that have benefited from a summer fundraiser which raised more than half a million pounds for London based children's charities.  The programme was set up to help London's poorest children to have a summer filled with fun, food...

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Doing it for the kids: kickstarting sustainability in the local voluntary sector

Posted by Date: August 13th 2015 Category: Featured, Fundraising

Doing it for the kids: kickstarting sustainability in the local voluntary sector
Guest blog by Lou Coady, Head of Marketing at Localgiving.com

Last July, Localgiving and the Childhood Trust ran a campaign to raise awareness and funding for grassroots organisations across the capital working to support children affected by poverty – a timely issue, given the high-profile closures of two major children's charities in the past few weeks. Through the Summer Smiles match fund, donations made by the public were matched...

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We've got money to give away!

Posted by Date: July 22nd 2015 Category: Newsletter

We've got money to give away!

It's not often you hear of a charity giving money away, but that's what we do - all the time practically!

At the moment we are trying to give away £5,000 to lots of brilliantly run small charities who help make life a little better for children of all ages across London. We know that many of these charities rely on...

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Summer Give set to helps 20,000 London Children this summer holidays

Posted by Date: June 12th 2015 Category: Newsletter

Summer Give set to helps 20,000 London Children this summer holidays

The first ever Summer Give campaign took place on the thebiggive.org.uk from 1st – 5th June and raised an incredible £527,627 for the 18 charities that participated.

The focus of the Summer Give campaign, a partnership between The Big Give and The Childhood Trust, was to raise money for charities which work with the capitals most disadvantaged children over the school...

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Three supported charities raise £26,000 at live Crowd Fund event

Posted by Date: April 22nd 2015 Category: Featured, Fundraising, Our Work

Three supported charities raise £26,000 at live Crowd Fund event

It was a brilliant first taste of live crowd funding for The Childhood Trust when we partnered The Funding Network (TFN) recently.

Entrepreneur Lara Morgan started by giving an empassioned short talk about why she gives and why prevention is key to her giving. The audience had been invited from members of TFN and trustees & sponsors of the three pitching...

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Your chance to be a friendly dragon!

Posted by Date: February 10th 2015 Category: Fundraising

On March 19th you are invited to come and meet us and hear for yourself from three of our most inspiring charities we support. Each will pitch at this friendly ‘dragon’s den’ arranged in partnership with The Funding Network. Afterwards, you’ll be invited to give as much as you can, in a live crowd funder. Great fun, great fundraising!

March 19th,...

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Our CEO Lisa gets New Years Honour

Posted by Date: February 4th 2015 Category: Our Work

Our chief executive, Lisa Gagliani, has been awarded an MBE for her work supporting young people and small business in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours.

Lisa’s activities to support both small businesses and start ups began many years ago when she was marketing manager for party plan innovator Tupperware UK & Ireland in the 1990’s, through to being CEO of both...

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New Summer Give Funding Opportunity

Posted by Date: February 4th 2015 Category: Fundraising

Plans are well underway for our new, solo Summer Give Campaign with many charities already signed up to take part. We are looking for more projects which will help London's poorest children have a great summer filled with fun, food and fantasy! We want children to be inspired and enriched, with memorable experiences that will ensure they are rested and...

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