Third Sector Insight

Expert reports

Charities and coronavirus: weathering the storm

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Download this free report, created in partnership with GoodBox, to explore what we can learn from how charities coped during previous economic crises, consider a post-coronavirus fundraising landscape, and look at how technology can aid recovery in the third sector.

8 ways behavioural insights can maximise your digital fundraising

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Many charity fundraisers are unaware of how a few simple changes to the way they communicate with supporters could significantly boost donations. Read this Third Sector Insight expert report, produced in partnership with Fat Beehive, to find out more.

How to make your charity more relevant to young people

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Getting more young people to give is an issue many charities are wrestling with... Understanding young people's values and how they are likely to engage with charities is key to ensuring future donations.

For love or money: how to improve charity expenses

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The Future of Online Giving

Choosing an Online Fundraising Platform: expert report

This report reveals insights from a survey, conducted in partnership with BT MyDonate, which investigated charity perceptions, knowledge and expectations of fundraising platforms.


What challenges are charities currently facing in respect of donor funds held on deposit with banks: survey

Achieving a good return on the funds generated by your donors and held on deposit with your bank is an important priority. Equally important is ensuring that your charity's funds are safeguarded from risk.

How Can Better IT Improve Your Third Sector Work: survey

There is a frustrating amount of commentary about what charities should be doing with technology and how ill-equipped they are to do it.

Does Your Charity Use an Online Giving Platform: survey

As any charity professional will know, there are a range of online fundraising platforms available, and, each are keen to promote their respective benefits.

Cyber and Data Security - the Next Big Threat: survey

Awareness of cyber risk is increasing, and many charities are doing a good job of tackling it.

Protecting Your Charity's Data: survey

Your charity holds a wealth of personal data about individuals; from staff and volunteers to supporters and end clients. This information is subject to the Data Protection Act.


Reactive to proactive: How Start Network uses tech to combat crises

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Third Sector sits down with Helen James, Head of Communications & Digital at the Start Network, to find out how this global network harnesses the power of its members - and technology - to achieve its mission.

Virgin Money Giving: 12 things we learned at the Third Sector Fundraising Conference 2019

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The 2019 Third Sector Fundraising Conference took place in London in May and those present were treated to a fascinating line-up of speakers. For those who couldn't make it, here are our key takeaways from an inspiring two days.

New opportunity to be Deutsche Bank's UK Charity of the Year - for two years

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From May 18 until June 28, 2019, charities can apply to be Deutsche Bank UK's Charity of the Year for 2020-21.

5 benefits of using white label donation platforms

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The digital revolution has transformed everything we do so it's not surprising that it's also affected the way that we donate our money.

Who's really interested in closing the funding gap?

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The Good Exchange's online matching platform simplifies the grant application process

How Transform Foundation's 18k website grant can help your charity

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We sat down with Transform Foundation chief executive, Nick Scott, to hear about its £18,000 website grant for charities, how you can apply and how it has helped successful applicants ramp up their fundraising efforts and increase their impact

Reimagine your charity: Put your stakeholders first with Advanced's Cloud solution

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Who are the most important users of your fundraising or membership solution?