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Why I told the Lords that small charities need help with basic digital skills

Posted by Chester Mojay-Sinclare on 18/12/17 11:43

Earlier this year, the House of Lords published their ‘Stronger charities for a stronger society’ report, in which they adopted my recommendation that small charities should have a simple website or social media page and should be actively seeking digital skills for their board. This advice was recently challenged by the Chief Executive of the Small Charities Coalition, who said: "What they are advising small charities to do is to get a website and get on social media, but that’s what we should have been advising small charities to do 10 years ago. "For me, digital is about embracing solutions...

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Charity sector represented by leading industry professional at The National Business Awards

Posted by Maria Vinzon on 05/09/16 16:34

Chester Mojay-Sinclare, Founder & CEO of Charity Checkout is one of 75 leading industry professionals judging 18 categories at The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards UK 2015. He joins some of the UK's best known business leaders, advisors, influencers and entrepreneurs to be on a panel of five, alongside Sir Malcolm Grant, Chairman of NHS England, and Lord Karan Bilimoria, CBE, judging The Duke of York Award for University Entrepreneurship. A university prodigy himself, the category is close to home for Chester who said, "I was still at university when I launched Charity Checkout and acheiving national recognition for our success...

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UK Fundraising: Charity Checkout adds ‘give and nominate’ tool to promote ‘chain reaction of giving’

Posted by Maria Vinzon on 09/12/15 15:37

Online payment processing platform Charity Checkout has added a ‘Give & Nominate’ feature to its payment process with the aim of stimulating “a chain reaction of giving” to small charities. Now supporters of the charities that use the fundraising platform will be presented with the option of sharing their donations with their friends and contacts and to nominate them to follow them by giving to their chosen charity. The sharing can take place via email, Twitter and Facebook. Chester Mojay-Sinclare, the founder of Charity Checkout, said he hoped the new function would help small charities raise more funds at no extra...

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UK Fundraising: Small charities still “missing out on online donations”

Posted by Maria Vinzon on 09/11/15 15:24

Many small charities are still not accepting online donations via their own website, according to research by charity payment processing specialist Charity Checkout. Their survey of 5,214 charities over the past two years found that 71% do not accept online donations. Charity Checkout’s founder Chester Mojay-Sinclare says that the contrast between national charities and local ones has never been so stark. He said: “Whilst the majority of local charities are do not accept credit and debit card payments online, large charities are investing more in technology year on year. We must reduce the technical and financial barriers to payment processing for smaller not...