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Chester Mojay-Sinclare

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...

How to create and use custom data fields

Posted by James Bainbridge on 23/10/15 15:11

This is a quick "how-to" blog post to show you how to create and add custom fields to your Checkouts, so that you can start capturing custom data from your supporters using Charity Checkout. Please Note: If you haven't already, we strongly recommend you check out our CEO's recent blog post introducing custom fields before you start using this advanced feature. Which type of custom field do we need? Shared custom fields These are custom fields that we've already created for you, just to save you a little time. These are shared among all our clients and act as universal data fields that you might...

Introducing custom data fields

Posted by James Bainbridge on 23/10/15 15:08

Charity Checkout prides itself on offering charities an unrivaled service when it comes to customisable and branded payment services. Custom fields are the latest addition to our platform, and they are free to all customers. We've launched custom fields because we recognise that even the smallest of charities has its own unique needs.  This feature allows you to customise your payment process with just a few clicks, enabling your charity to collect any information you might require from your supporters. This blog post will provide a brief introduction to our new feature. Field Categories There are two categories of custom fields: Payment fields You should...