Why has Virgin Money Giving stopped?

Why has Virgin Money Giving stopped?

Virgin Money Giving has been closed because its parent company – Virgin Money – is no longer prepared to pay for a service that doesn’t pay for itself.

How do I donate to someone’s just giving page?

How do I set up a Page in memory of someone?

  1. Log in and click ‘Start Fundraising’ at the top of the page or select ‘Start fundraising’ from our homepage.
  2. Search for your cause.
  3. Click if you’re doing an organised event or personal challenge in someone’s memory.

Is Virgin giving free?

We don’t make a profit from what we do, but we do need to charge a small 2% platform fee and a 2.5% payment processing fee. Covering their fees mean 100% of your donation will reach the charity, making an even bigger impact. Keep safe by being careful not to give out personal information when you’re posting online.

How do I set up a fundraising page for an individual?

How Personal Fundraising Works

  1. Step 1: Choose a Platform.
  2. Step 2: Determine a Goal and Deadline.
  3. Step 3: Build Your Personal Fundraising Page.
  4. Step 4: Share Your Campaign.
  5. Step 5: Update Your Personal Fundraiser.
  6. Step 6: Acknowledge Your Supporters.

Who is Virgin Money Giving owned by?

CYBG plc
In June 2018, Virgin Money agreed to a takeover by CYBG plc which was completed in October 2018. Virgin Money was merged into Clydesdale Bank plc on 21 October 2019, continuing as a trading name and operating under Clydesdale Bank plc’s banking licence.

Does Virgin Money Giving make profit?

It’s less clear-cut with Virgin Money Giving as though it is non-profit, the fees still make it quite expensive for smaller charities. Fortunately, there are alternatives. Some don’t charge for anything, while a few others might have a transaction fee, but are free for the charity.

Why can’t I donate on JustGiving?

If your donation is rejected, we haven’t been able to take your payment and you’ve not been charged. We’ll let you know if your donation has been rejected once you’ve entered your details and completed the Verified by Visa step. We’ll also send you an email explaining that you’ll need to try again.

What can I use instead of Virgin Money Giving?

I would recommend Donorbox as a good alternative to Virgin Money Giving. Reason being, it is quite affordable and easy to get started. One can easily customize a donation form according to their preferred style. Best part is the integration with Gift Aid.

How much does Virgin Money Giving take?

Fees charged to charity The site charges a one-off set-up fee of £150 plus VAT, plus a transaction fee of 2% on donations and event fees. What does the fee cover? “Virgin Money Giving is a not-for-profit service. We charge charities the minimum fees needed to cover running costs.”