– How it All Began

#NationalFamilyDay is the perfect time to share the story behind iDonate and how it all began! Our platform is owned and run by Paddy and Alan Coyne from Tuam Co. Galway, a father and son team who originally founded a web development business together called Western Webs. In 2011, Paddy and Alan set up a […]

Making Giving Easier for Crowdfunders

September saw the launch of our latest offering for fundraisers – Crowdfunding pages. This is a brand new iDonate feature and our team have utilised their extensive experience to create an engaging and user friendly experience for both the Crowdfunder and the donor. Irish fundraisers have previously used platforms such as Go Fund Me and […]

Countdown to Christmas – Dedication Microsites

With Autumn now here, it’s just 2 months to the start of the festive season for 2022!! We know that you will be planning your Christmas fundraising campaigns, so our new blog series ‘Countdown to Christmas‘ will cover the festive fundraising tools that iDonate are providing for causes this year. First up, it’s our Christmas […]

The Ultimate Online Fundraising Calendar!

Introducing – the ultimate calendar for charitable fundraising events! iDonate developed this free online resource after realising that there was no up-to-date, central space for all of the fundraising events and charity awareness days happening across Ireland. Causes are being asked to submit their key dates on so that they can be recorded […]

Summer Fundraising Ideas

The summer has officially arrived, and it brings with it lots of opportunities for fun filled fundraisers! Below are some of our favourite summer fundraising ideas, to give you or your supporters some inspiration and help you to raise more. Setting up an iDonate event page for your chosen fundraiser is easy – just login […]

Father’s Day In Memory Fundraising

Make a Difference in Memory of Someone Special with a Father’s Day in Memory fundraiser. With Father’s Day approaching on June 19th, we wanted to remind causes about our In Memory fundraising pages. This template is one of the 3 main options available to iDonate users and is popular with those who wish to fundraise […]

Increase Your CHY 3/4 Returns With iDonate’s E-signing Solution

As a busy fundraiser, we know that your time and resources are limited. We also understand that your supporters lead busy lives, juggling multiple priorities. That’s why at iDonate, we focus on providing tools that make giving easier. One of our most popular tools for causes is our CHY3/4 e-signing solution, which makes the CHY […]

Ukraine Crisis – How You Can Help

Ukraine Crisis - How You Can Help

There has been an outpouring of support across the world for the people of Ukraine and the desperate circumstances that they find themselves in. As the crisis continues, millions of people are being affected and the need for support becomes more and more urgent. iDonate are committed to supporting the causes who are working on […]

Johnny Sexton raffles boots he wore during historic 100th cap for charity

Johnny Sexton raffles boots he wore during historic 100th cap for charity

Rugby star Johnny Sexton is raffling off the boots he wore during his historic 100th cap in Ireland’s 60-5 win over Japan to raise money for charity. Cash raised by the draw for the size 9.5 Adidas Predator boots will go to Debra Ireland, which the Irish captain has supported for several years. The organisation […]

Braving the cold and breaking records on Shop Street

A record number of 50 Business Leaders, from 40 organisations around Galway, braved the cold, wet weather for 12 hours on Friday night, for the annual COPE Galway Sleep Out. The leaders spent the night on Shop Street raising awareness and funds for COPE Galway’s vital homeless services and experiencing first-hand the difficult conditions that […]