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Giant named Tech Trailblazers at the 2021 BIMA100 awards
Claire Cullen

Claire Cullen07/05/21

Giant named Tech Trailblazers at the 2021 BIMA100 awards

We are very proud to share that our technical team have been recognised for their digital innovation at the BIMA100 awards

20 Best Practice Tips for Charity Website Design
Vimal Patel

Vimal Patel20/04/21

10 min read

20 Best Practice Tips for Charity Website Design

When it comes to charity web design there’s many aspects to consider. Here we look at 20 best practice tips.

Digital Transformation: Selecting the right digital platforms for charities
Jon Atkinson

Jon Atkinson09/03/21

7 min read

Digital Transformation: Selecting the right digital platforms for charities

One of the biggest digital challenges for charities is selecting the right platform mix to achieve the best outcomes - here's our advice on what to consider.

Charity digital grant brings new fundraising innovation for Just a Drop
Simon Evans

Simon Evans05/02/21

3 min read

Charity digital grant brings new fundraising innovation for Just a Drop

Giant's digital grant brings new fundraising innovation to Just a Drop with a unique digital solution

Grassroots launch their new charity donation platform thanks to Giant’s digital grant
Simon Evans

Simon Evans04/02/21

3 min read

Grassroots launch their new charity donation platform thanks to Giant’s digital grant

Grassroots' new donation platform has not only helped grow year-on-year donations but also enabled a more welcoming and personalised donor experience

Digital transformation: How charities can use social media influencers
Vimal Patel

Vimal Patel18/01/21

7 min read

Digital transformation: How charities can use social media influencers

The term social media influencer has sprung up thanks to the rise in usage of platforms such as Instagram, YouTube and Twitter, but the broader notion of an influencer is nothing new.

Digital Transformation: The new era for charities
Vimal Patel

Vimal Patel11/01/21

Digital Transformation: The new era for charities

The pressures being placed on charities since 2020 are some of the most stark. Can Digital Transformation address the imbalance between service demand growth and fundraising decline?

Django Unleashed: Why it's a better option for charities than WordPress
Jon Atkinson

Jon Atkinson21/12/20

Django Unleashed: Why it's a better option for charities than WordPress

Fundamentally, your website needs to achieve two distinct objectives: showcase what your charity does and provide visitors with a rich, yet easy-to-use, experience, allowing them to find what they need and complete desired actions securely. It is therefore imperative that you choose the right platform to suit both of those key requirements. And, in most cases, this is exactly why Django is the best option for your charity.

Christmas 2020: A campaign build-up like no other
Simon Evans

Simon Evans15/12/20

4 min read

Christmas 2020: A campaign build-up like no other

The Christmas advert has become quite the event over recent years with brands tapping into the festive feel-good factor. And then along came 2020.

Giant’s 2021 fundraising appeal
Vimal Patel

Vimal Patel30/11/20

2 min read

Giant’s 2021 fundraising appeal

At Giant, we feel that this year it is more important than ever to do what we can to support others.

Avoid the Pitfalls of Compassion Fatigue
Ellie Bird

Ellie Bird27/07/20

3 min read

Avoid the Pitfalls of Compassion Fatigue

If you’re busy planning your next fundraising campaign or preparing your strategy for the upcoming season you should be mindful of Compassion Fatigue. Let me explain why.

Careers at Giant: Junior UX Researcher
Jon Atkinson

Jon Atkinson17/06/20

2 min read

Careers at Giant: Junior UX Researcher

We are looking for a Junior UX Researcher to join our team.

Giant Digital announces strategic partnership with Macular Society to transform digital presence
Vimal Patel

Vimal Patel12/06/20

Giant Digital announces strategic partnership with Macular Society to transform digital presence

Appointed as Macular Society’s digital partner, Giant will design and redevelop the charity’s digital assets to help its fight against macular disease.

Alt + Thought Experiment: The Giving Brain
Ellie Bird

Ellie Bird20/05/20

2 min read

Alt + Thought Experiment: The Giving Brain

Yesterday, we hosted the latest Alt+ Thought Experiment on the digital donor experience.

Giant Digital announces carbon neutral status
Ellie Bird

Ellie Bird19/05/20

2 min read

Giant Digital announces carbon neutral status

The organisation’s journey to becoming carbon neutral is the first in a series of changes to be more socially and ethically focused.