Community Foundation helps South Yorkshire charities get online with

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As part of the Sheffield Gives campaign, South Yorkshire Community Foundation is offering local charities a complimentary one-year subscription worth £72 each to, the online donation platform. Charity Engagement Assistant Vajiha Hameed and South Yorkshire Community Foundation's Communications Officer, Shannon Roberts

I found the workshop very informative, it gave me lots of new ideas. is the UK’s leading platform for local charities and community organisations. Using online marketing and donation tools, groups can raise funds and awareness in their own communities. Even charities too small to register can receive Gift Aid through, boosting donations by 25%.

Over 3,500 local charities and community groups have already signed up to raising over £4 million in donations and matched funds.

Charities wishing to learn more about online fundraising and how works, can attend a free training workshop on:

Date: Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Time: 2:00 – 4:30 pm
Venue: The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, Sheffield S1 4FW

One group atttending a previous workshop is Victoria Community Enterprise from Norfolk Park. Vice Chairman, Geraldine Roberts said: “As a representative of a small organisation which has no experience of online giving, I found the workshop very informative. It gave me lots of new ideas. Thank you.”

To attend the workshop, or to find out more about complimentary subscriptions to, please email vajiha.hameed(at)localgiving(dot)com, or call 0300 111 2340. Places are limited and are expected to be filled quickly so contact soon. To sign up with go to charity sign up.

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