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Secure, adaptable cashless fundraising - the Midi Donation Station by GWD

Choosing the right Donation Station for your needs.   Our Midi Donation Station is a popular, adaptable contactless fundraising device. We've...

Heritage event fundraising: Festival of Archaeology

How are Heritage organisations engaging their visitors, and driving donations with events?    We thought by speaking with a couple of our customers...

Product update: variable causes and donation amounts

Tailored donation journeys to boost your fundraising income   Contents What makes a good cashless fundraising device? What's different about the...

5 Tips for getting more Gift Aid

How to integrate Gift Aid into Fundraising   Gift Aid is a 25% boost to your fundraising income.  While there are plenty of rules and requirements to...

The psychology of choice and motivation in fundraising

Decision making in fundraising What influences us to give is multi-faceted. Our interests, concerns and demographics, all play their part. However,...

Getting the most from your Donation Station

How to use the Donation Station features to benefit your fundraising strategy   The Donation Station comes with high-performance fundraising features...

Learning At Work Week 2022

This week marks #LearningAtWorkWeek2022 and by way of marking this ‘festival of workplace learning’ we wanted to ask some of our newer team members...

[PR] GWD helps charities raise £1 million through its contactless technology Donation Stations.

Pioneering unmanned donation devices beyond a single transaction journey, charities and socially-minded organisations benefit from touch-screen...

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Bring me knowledge!   Use the Sign Up Form at the bottom of the page to be notified when we publish a new blog article, report or insights on our...

Levelling Up and Heritage Sector Funding

Working with the Heritage sector means understanding the challenges being faced by organisations, charities and employers that represent it across...

The Skinny Donation Station: a portable free-standing fundraising tool

What's a Skinny Donation Station? This is our slim and portable contactless fundraising device, fit for modern events as much as traditional venues,...

We are Hiring!

IT Project Manager   *EDIT* We have now filled this position.   Our Culture We are a creative, ambitious, tight-knit tech business, where team...

2022: The year of Hybrid Fundraising

What does the year ahead look like for your charity?   2022 is ahead of us, despite uncertainties, there's plenty of opportunity to plan fundraising...

Digital Giving for churches: an opportunity for growth

In 2021, our Donation Station was chosen, along with other devices to help pilot a study into contactless and digital giving at the Church of...

How to integrate Gift Aid into fundraising using the Donation Station

The Donation Station by GWD is designed to integrate Gift Aid into your digital fundraising activities.  Gift Aid is a valuable additional funding...

Why is The Church of England going contactless? An interview on BBC Radio Cumbria

GWD is part of the pilot scheme trialling the use of digital giving devices in Carlisle Diocese churches, supplying Donation Stations to churches in...

Digital giving at Church of England

We've recently been supporting the Carlisle Diocese of the Church of England with a pilot scheme aimed at rolling out digital giving devices across...

Gift Aid: a guide for charities

This article focuses on how digital giving devices can streamline the Gift Aid donation process, raising vital fundraising income for charities.  ...

Helping charities fundraise with digital giving devices

Interactive digital donation devices and how they help charities fundraise better.   We’ve all seen a change in how we pay for goods and services....

Reopen culture with conscious fundraising.

Donation Stations by GWD for arts and culture organisations. Sometimes an awkward subject, fundraising shouldn’t be a dirty word for anyone. As we...

Culture Recovery Fund grants can be used for Donation Stations

Did you know, Culture Recovery Fund grants can be used for Donation Stations right now? Round 1 of the Culture Recovery Fund has to be spent by...

A Look Back On The Best Digital Fundraising Campaigns Of 2020

2020 was a year that presented charities and fundraisers with serious challenges as limiting physical contact, social distancing, and lockdowns...

Why charitable gifts are a growing trend

Many people are becoming tired of the practice of swapping unwanted Christmas gifts. Maybe you have found yourself in this group of people who are...

Donation Station Competition Winners

Because 2020 has been such a difficult year, it seemed appropriate to give something back to support the charities and non-profit organisations that...

Festive Fundraising

The season of giving is upon us, and we are in the peak time for festive fundraising. It is time to consider the impact that the COVID virus will...

Supporting Charities with Virtual Fundraising Ideas

Unquestionably, virtual fundraising ideas and online charity events have been gaining popularity over recent years as people embrace...

Internet of Things – The Implications for Retailers

Internet of Things Internet of Things (IoT) is a network of connected physical objects that have sensors embedded in them. These devices communicate...

Self-Service Ordering Kiosks in High Demand.

A recent survey carried out by Tillster/SSI has shown that there is a growing demand for self-service ordering kiosks in quick service and fast...

65% of Shoppers Are Attracted to Stores with Touchscreen Devices

New research carried out by Barclays has indicated that touchscreen devices are the technology that is most likely to make consumers want to visit a...

Blockchain is Ready to “revolutionise” Retail – Deloitte Report

Consultancy firm Deloitte has published a new report, that explores the potential for blockchain technology to achieve mainstream adoption in retail...

H&M Brand Monki Begin Testing Augmented Reality Tech In-Store.

The H&M Group have announced that they have partnered with HoloMe, in a venture that sees augmented reality technology being utilised in its...

Contactless Payments and SCA (Strong Customer Authentication)

For many people the introduction of SCA in September 2019 was only noticed when contactless transactions would start to mysteriously be declined,...

How To Sustain Your Fundraising Momentum After Christmas

Christmas is fast approaching, which is a crucial time for people in the third-sector, as reports show that November and December are the biggest...

GWD are ESPO Framework Approved to Provide RFID Library Solutions

Great news! We have been listed as an official supplier in the ESPO - Public Sector Procurement Library Solutions and Systems framework 350 to supply...

Our CEO celebrates 10K SB graduation at Oxford University

Congratulations to our CEO and Director Marek Narkiewicz on graduating from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Programme. The intensive 10K SB...

Coronavirus – GWD are still open for business

We’ve had some queries from clients about the developing Coronavirus situation and how it may affect our ability to provide products and services....

Online Giving Service / Coronavirus Fundraising Tool

In response to the difficult circumstances our friends and customers are facing, and during a time where face-to-face fundraising cannot take place,...
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