Innovation In Giving

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    Ceeders is a social platform that enables people who do charitable deeds to share their stories and inspire others to give. Read more.

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    Trading for Good

    Trading for Good is a digital service that inspires and supports small businesses to be more socially responsible. Read more.

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    Impossible is a new social network which aims to encourage a giving economy, where people give their time, skills and resources to help each other for free. Read more.

  • believein homepage is an online platform where individuals can create a profile around their charitable identity, raise funds and rally support for the causes they care about. Read more.

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    The PositiveBid web application enables fundraisers to run mobile auctions during charity events. Read more.

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    Spice is a timebanking platform which encourages people to volunteer with public services in return for ‘time credits’, which can be redeemed with a number of partner organisations. Read more.

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    Young Scot Rewards

    Young Scot Rewards is an innovative platform designed to encourage young people in Scotland to participate in positive activities by offering points which can then be used to unlock rewards. Read more.

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    Garage Sale Trail

    The Garage Sale Trail is a marketplace that allows communities to reduce waste to landfill, enable new neighbourly connections, provide a platform for fundraising and stimulate local economies. Read more.

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    Care Bank

    Care Bank is a new initiative that allows volunteers to earn credits that can be exchanged for services within the local community, or gifted to people in need of support from i.e. a good neighbour or befriending scheme. Read more.

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    Inspiring The Future

    Inspiring the Future is a free service that matches state schools with people from all sectors and professions who want to volunteer their time to talk about their education or careers. Read more.

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    Echo is a time bank network that lets people and organisations trade their time, resources and skills to help each other and get things done. Read more.

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    Payroll Local

    Payroll Local enables Lambeth Council staff to receive ‘Brixton Pounds’ – a ‘complementary currency’ that encourages people to support local businesses and charities – directly in their pay packets. Read more.

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    #wewillgather uses social networks to galvanise mass civic participation and action; a flashmob approach to taking practical action to improve your neighbourhood from the organisers of #riotcleanup. Read more.

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    Ecomodo enables anyone to lend out things they're not using (like drills and iPads), skills they have to share (like gardening) and spaces (like spare bedrooms) directly to others either for free, for a small fee or for charity. Read more.

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    The DoNation

    ‘Donate by Doing’ is a new form of sponsorship that replaces cash with action, enabling people to actively engage their friends in doing social and environmental good. Read more.

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    Do-it Connect

    ‘Do-it Connect’ seeks to dramatically increase the number of people volunteering by introducing new ways for organisations to recruit the volunteers they need. Read more.

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    Cool2Care is launching a new Family Reciprocity programme that makes it easier for families with disabled children to connect and support each other through the exchange of time. Read more.

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    Care4Care was a membership organisation where members spent a few hours a week supporting an older person in their local community – in return building up their own ‘care pension’. Read more.

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    Buzzbnk is an online crowdfunding platform that connects positive thinkers with enterprising doers. Read more.

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    Blue Dot

    Blue Dot is a new digital currency that rewards people for doing good things for their favourite charities, such as volunteering, donating or ‘liking’ them on Facebook. Read more.

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    Apps for Good

    Apps for Good is an acclaimed technology education programme that teaches young people how to build mobile and Facebook apps to solve real problems with the help of professional volunteers. Read more.

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    Givey uses social technologies like sms and twitter to encourage people to support the causes they care about and connect with other people who also want to make a difference. Read more.

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    Good For Nothing

    Good for Nothing is a community of thinkers, do-ers, makers and tinkerers applying their skills and energy to accelerate the work of social ventures. Read more.

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    Greeniversity is a skills share initiative that gives people the opportunity to volunteer to teach or learn ‘green skills’, to use in their local community. Read more.

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    Guess2Give allows anyone taking part in an event to set up a sweepstake to raise money for charity. Read more.

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    Horsesmouth is a social network for informal networking, where anyone can give and gain advice on everything from starting a business or finding the right career path to relationships or living with depression. Read more.

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    GoodGym makes it easy for people to combine exercise with doing good in their local community. Read more.

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    The Pennies Foundation

    Pennies, the electronic charity box, encourages consumers to give micro-donations to charity (from 1p to 99p) when making online or card payments with a growing bank of retailers. Read more.

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    The People Who Share

    The People Who Share is a global movement to encourage sharing, from the team behind the world’s first comparison site for the sharing economy. Read more.

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    Crowdfunder is an online crowdfunding platform that brings communities together and allows individuals to pledge on projects they really believe in. Read more.

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    Project Dirt

    Project Dirt is a social networking platform connecting community projects with green and social benefits. It is a knowledge hub for learning, sharing, encouraging, supporting and promoting great activities across communities. Read more.

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    Re:act is an innovative web app which recommends relevant opportunities for giving based on web users’ browsing behaviour. Read more.

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    See The Difference

    See the Difference is an online platform that enables innovation in giving through the creation of brand new apps, events, brands and social experiences that make giving fun, engaging and rewarding for 16-45 givers. Read more.

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    SE Assist

    SENCS (Social Enterprises Need Corporate Support) aims to link large businesses and their employees with local social enterprises through a community investment model. Read more.

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    Streetbank gives neighbours the opportunity to offer their time and skills – or lend and give things away – to anyone living within one mile of their home. Read more.

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    Solar Schools

    Run by 10:10, Solar Schools is an innovative project that enables schools to crowdfund the cost of installing solar panels. Read more.

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    Tyze Personal Networks

    Tyze Personal Networks is an online tool that facilitates the provision of formal and informal care by enabling people to create a private community centred on one person. Read more.

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    Slivers-of-Time is a web platform that makes it really easy for people to volunteer their spare time to help charities or their local community. Read more.

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    The Amazings

    The Amazings was a social venture that helped older people to share their knowledge and skills with their communities. Read more.

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    Timto has developed a unique group gifting platform, called Uplifting Gifting, which makes donating to charity an integral part of celebrating a special occasion. Read more.

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    Open Source Timebanking

    Timebanking UK will develop and implement an open-source, free-to-use platform to significantly reduce the barriers to entry for setting up, joining or managing local timebanks. Read more.