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Introducing Microsites


Level up your next fundraising campaign!

3/8/2021

What is a microsite?

Simply put, a charity microsite is a web page, or a small cluster web pages, which sit independently of your website. Imagine that you're planning the biggest campaign of the year: lots of fundraisers, big target, the works.

You want to create a fully-branded, mini website just for that fundraising campaign. A place where people can sign up, create their own fundraising pages and compete against each other in real-time.

That's where a microsite comes in! And here's why some of the most dynamic charities in the UK are using them:

🌟 They're great for all types of campaign: Gaming, Challenge Events, In-Memory Giving and many more!

🌟 Everyone can get involved, no matter where they are in the world

🌟 It's easy to supercharge engagement with leaderboards, badges, milestones and more!

🌟Simple reporting ties everything together, so you can collect valuable information for your database.

Some of our favourite ideas:

Gaming for Good


Invite streamers to link Twitch to their fundraising pages. Now they can raise donations whilst they game!

Employee Challenges


Have you got a corporate partner? Microsites are great for employee campaigns! Offices, stores and departments can all compete to raise more money for your cause.

Light Up A Life


Let your supporters remember a loved one with custom tribute pages and then attend a livestreamed service - all from one place!

Challenge Events


Participants can either team up or go solo to take on a challenge for your charity. Keep your eyes peeled for some exciting campaigns coming up!

Team Up or Go Solo?

Anyone can create or join a team. This could be a group of friends, colleagues from work or a local sports club - the possibilities are endless!

Each member of the team will have their own fundraising page, but you'll be competing together to earn badges and get up the leaderboard.

And don't worry about reporting! That's all brought together in the charity dashboard, where you'll be able to collect valuable fundraising data across all the team members taking part.


🌟 Bring out the community spirit as friends, family and colleagues take on a challenge together.

🌟 Downloadable reports lets you keep on top of every team and see exactly how much they're raising.

🌟 Inspire some healthy competition as different teams strive to do the most for your charitable cause.

Leaderboards & Badges

This is part of what's often called the 'gamification' of fundraising. We've seen time-and-again that fundraisers run further, raise more and shout louder about your campaign when they're given added incentives.

This could be customised badges congratulating them on their first donation, or a leaderboard that shows that they're topping the charts. Either way, our incentive features are great for boosting engagement.

🌟 Congratulate your fundraisers when they reach a key milestone. 

🌟 Fuel a healthy competition as different teams strive to be at the top of the leaderboard. 

🌟 Pin-point which groups need encouragement and send out custom emails.

Charity LiveStream

Invite fundraisers to create their own charity livestreams. Each livestream comes with built in donation buttons so that audiences can give without leaving the page..

What's more, your charity can host it's own livestream to an unlimited audience online. Whether that's a Light Up A Life service, a virtual cook-alone or an end-of-campaign get together, charity livestreaming is great for engaging donors online.

🌟 Start your own Gaming for Good campaign and get streamers to raise money for your cause.

🌟 Perfect for Light Up A Life: audiences can come together from across the country for a remembrance service. 

🌟 Give your fundraisers the freedom to host their own livestreams and watch the donations roll in!

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