How to Set Up Christmas Gifts of Impact

Gifts of Impact are tangible gifts that supporters can purchase on behalf of someone in need – for example the Gift of a Hot Meal or the Gift of a Play Therapy Session. Purchasing a Gift of Impact creates a more meaningful experience for the donor, as they can understand the impact of their donation. […]

Raise More From Your Social Fundraising With iDonate!

Social Fundraising is a fantastic way for causes to raise funds and awareness. Monthly fitness based challenges such as ‘Walk 5k a Day in May‘ or ‘January Squat Challenge‘ are particularly popular at the moment, as they provide supporters with an incentive to fundraise. It’s clear that social media is a great place to reach […]

Festive Fundraising Tools 2023 – Online Raffle Creator

Since it’s launch in 2019, iDonate’s free Online Raffle Creator has become one of our most popular fundraising tools, helping causes across Ireland to raise more. With this tool, your charity can set up an Online Raffle Page on, where supporters can purchase digital tickets at the click of a button. This eliminates the […]

September Webinar For Causes

Register now for iDonate’s Autumn webinar for causes on ‘Maximising Corporate Partner Engagement’, which takes place on Thursday September 28th at 11am. This session will explore how charities can support their corporate partners to maintain engagement and momentum throughout the duration of the partnership, enabling them to raise more. Joining Brian O’Neill on the panel […]

Raise Funds For Your School or Club With an Online Raffle Page!

iDonate’s free Online Raffle Creator Tool has become hugely popular with schools and clubs across Ireland, who are looking to raise funds for their facilities, especially around the festive period.    Benefits of our Online Raffle:  1.      Your school/club can set up an Online Raffle page on iDonate to allow supporters to purchase digital tickets at the click […]

Set Up Your Charity Team Page for the Irish Life Dublin Marathon Now!

The Irish Life Dublin Marathon is a major event in the annual running calendar in Ireland. It’s also a fantastic source of fundraising for Irish charities, with over €9 million raised each year by participants. The event operates a charity programme which has 50 Irish and International charity partners on board and continues to grow […]

July Webinar For Causes

The iDonate Team are providing a free webinar for causes in July which will focus on ‘How Storytelling Can Help Causes to Raise More’. Joining Brian O’Neill on the panel will be John Harvey,  Communications Lead at Parents Plus and Joanne Ryan, Lead Grant Writer and Founder of Trust Grant Writing who will share their expert […]

Tag iDonate on Social to WIN a €250 Donation!

Announcing our brand new competition for iDonate fundraisers! Fundraisers who post their *personal fundraising page link on Facebook or Instagram, and tag iDonate, will be entered into a draw to WIN a €250 donation to their cause! Each month we will randomly select a winner and the donation will be transferred directly to their fundraising page. […]

Campaign Page Checklist for Causes

Once your cause is registered with iDonate, you can set up Event/Campaign Pages to start raising funds. An Event/Campaign Page is suitable for specific events or campaigns that have a temporary duration. For example you might set up an Event/Campaign Page for your cause’s upcoming challenge or for a fundraising event like the Mini Marathon. […]

How Storytelling Can Help Your Cause to Raise More

The first step for any successful fundraising campaign is to engage users. But this is easier said than done in a world where attention spans are getting shorter and new content is constantly fighting for our attention. Yet even in this new era of digital communications, it’s one of the oldest forms of communication that […]