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A crowdfunding masterclass with Help Refugees

In times of crisis, often the last thing on your mind is sitting down to write an arduous grant application. It’s also true that in times of crisis, people are desperate to help, but often they don’t know how. In the ‘refugee crisis’, in which more than one million...

GDPR: creating a culture of responsibility and transparency

As the year of GDPR compliance has arrived, organisations are frantically trying to implement these changes that can seem burdensome. General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, is undergoing a change which is being implemented in May 2018. While there are thousands...

Time’s Up: The Next Iteration of the #metoo Movement

Over the past few months a movement fighting against sexual harassment has erupted. Emerging after allegations of sexual assault by prominent Hollywood stars and producers, Tanara Burke’s #metoo hashtag went viral. Born from this movement is Time’s Up – an initiative...

Lost Voices hackathon – and that’s a wrap!

If this is the first time you're hearing of the Lost Voices project then we highly recommend you take a read through the report before delving into this piece. You can read the introduction to the report here and the full report here.  On 7 December we had the...

Need an emergency gift idea?

Buying presents at this time of year can feel exhausting. What do you get for your friend/family member/partner that they will actually like and use? And importantly, how can you ensure that what you’re getting them is ethical? Fear no longer - there is one gift that...

Movements to watch out for in 2018

Wondering what social movements to look out for in 2018? We have compiled a short list of movements that we’re most excited about in the coming year. These are some of the movements we've seen quietly brewing along - and we think 2018 is their year to shine:    The 3...

Our favourite movements from 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, we want to take a look back to some of the powerful movements we’ve had the pleasure of encountering in the past year. It may be been a turbulent year politically - but where there is power there is resistance. This piece is dedicated to...

Lost Voices Report (3): Are metrics working?

Welcome to the third section of our Lost Voices report: Are metrics working? This section explores some of the key drivers that have led to the gradual erosion of trust between some of the key players in the digital campaigning world: charities, MPs and the public. We...

How do you fund the lived experience?

“ I don’t know a single woman who hasn’t had an experience of harassment. Do you?” This was how Samantha Rennie, Executive Director of Rosa - the first and only UK wide fund for women and girls - described her reaction to the #metoo campaign and the growth of...

A movement masterclasss with #metoo

Last month a movement washed across the globe. It’s a movement that signifies defiance, anger, and solidarity. This movement is the #metoo movement. In the wake of the deluge of allegations against Harvey Weinstein, women from across the world have formed a movement...