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 […]

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! […]

Rossie to Aussie

“It is not until a family member or friend requires such services that we realise the true importance of these charities”. Fergal Guihen from Roscommon has taken on a huge challenge to raise funds for Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation and North West STOP-Suicide Prevention. In March Fergal will be taking on the challenge of cycling […]

€100 Million Raised for Irish Charities

We have kicked off our 2024 year by reaching over €100 million lifetime raised for Irish causes. This milestone not only reflects the platform’s success but, more importantly, underscores the profound impact of everyday individuals who believe in creating a positive change for their communities. The year 2024 begins on a high note for us, […]

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 […]

A New Offering for Charities With Multiple Branches!

iDonate have recently launched a new offering for charities with multiple branches – introducing Hub Fundraising Pages. A Hub Fundraising Page acts as the main hub for a charity’s nationwide online fundraising activity, bringing together all branch fundraising pages in one central location. iDonate have supported Irish charities such as MS Ireland and Jigsaw to […]

Top Festive Fundraising Tools for 2023

It’s that time of year again…see below a range of festive fundraising tools from iDonate to help your cause raise more this Christmas! From our open Christmas Jumper Day event and free Online Raffle Creator, to our Gifts of Impact Tool and Christmas Dedication Sites there are a range of options available to make Christmas […]

Christmas Jumper Day – The No.1 Festive Fundraiser!

Christmas Jumper Day takes place on December 8th 2023. This annual occasion become a popular way for charities, schools and clubs to fundraise during the festive season, as everyone can get involved! To make giving easier, iDonate have set up an open Christmas Jumper Day 2023 event page, where causes and fundraisers can set up […]

iDonate’s Tap to Donate App Adds to the Magic at the Flutter Ball

The Mansion House Dublin was the chosen venue for the inaugural Flutter Charity Ball on September 20th, which raised funds for BUMBLEance, the Children’s Ambulance Service. A magical atmosphere awaited guests in The Round Room, with entertainment provided by hosts Deirdre O’Kane and Paddy Power, as well as some magnificent magicians. BUMBLEance is the Charity […]