Pieta adopt our latest technology for Darkness Into Light

73% of total funds on iDonate raised through iDonate Tap Pieta is Ireland’s leading suicide prevention and self-harm charity. They offer free professional one-to-one, in person, phone or video crisis therapy to individuals in suicidal crisis, bereaved by suicide and self-harm. Each week, Pieta therapists deliver almost 1,000 hours of therapy to people across Ireland. […]

How LauraLynn raised €425,000 using Social Fundraising

LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice raised €425,000 in their recent Skipping Challenge campaign! 👏 An amazing achievement using the power of Social Fundraising. 💚 iDonate have social fundraising tools to help you achieve the same. We are happy to talk you through other available features to help your cause in getting the most out of your […]

iDonate Tap – Contactless Donations

Reimagined, Redesigned. Your fundraising and events just got a lot easier! With iDonate you can now take contactless donations from anywhere at anytime, using just your phone. This app has been designed and developed by iDonate.ie exclusively for Irish charities. With a tap of a phone or card, a contribution can be made by the donor […]

Charities to be fully exempt from advertising restrictions

The Charities Institute Ireland announced a positive update yesterday regarding the Gambling Bill and its impact on charity fundraising through raffles and lotteries.  The Charities Institute Ireland have put in some amazing work over the past few months in tackling the concerns around advertising restrictions for charities and sporting organisations. Thankfully, their work did not […]

Case Study: Swim in Pink

The Who The National Breast Cancer Research Institute is a national charity that funds a comprehensive research programme at the University of Galway. Breast cancer research has improved the diagnosis, treatment options, and outcomes for those who develop the disease. The National Breast Cancer Research Institute want to fund these research programmes to continue to […]

Individual Giving Best Practices

Building out your individual giving programme can seem, at first, a daunting proposition. Acquiring new donors and maintaining them all through segmentation, stewardship and acquisition campaigns can at first seem challenging. However, it’s one of the best and most cost effective and worthwhile ways of creating a loyal donor base. After all, not everyone wants […]

Political Fundraising on iDonate

If you are running for elections in 2024 and need to raise funds for your campaign, it is paramount you have a fundraising strategy. Create your iDonate.ie fundraiser, get noticed and start raising funds for your campaign today the SIPO compliant way. Start Political Fundraiser With strict rules around political fundraising, iDonate.ie have created a […]

New Messaging Feature For Causes

Causes can now add custom messages to fundraising pages. iDonate have recently added a fantastic new feature for causes. You can now add custom messages to individual fundraising pages, groups of fundraising pages, or every page tied to an event. These messages will appear publicly on the fundraising page just below their page description. So […]

Setting Up Your VHIWMM Team Page – 5 Easy Steps!

The VHI Women’s Mini Marathon is back for 2024! This event presents a great opportunity for causes. From our experience, causes who get involved and promote the event to their supporters early on, typically tend to raise more. We know however that a fundraiser’s role is a busy one and time is a precious resource! […]

83 year old to brave the cold lakes of Ireland for Irish Motor Neurone Disease

Paddy Conaghan, 83, from Donegal has started off his 2024 by taking on an incredible challenge for Irish Motor Neurone Disease (MND). The challenge should take Paddy 6 weeks to complete. Mr Conaghan is not shy to taking on some tough challenges in aid of a deserving charity. This is his third consecutive year taking […]