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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 strategy Technology Industry trends

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?

Company news Digital strategy Technology Industry trends Fundraising

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.

Technology

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.

Digital strategy Industry trends

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.

Company news

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.

Fundraising

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.

Company news

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.

Company news

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.

Company news

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.

Company news

Alt+ Webinars: Altruism 2.0
Ellie Bird

Ellie Bird04/05/20

2 min read

Alt+ Webinars: Altruism 2.0

On 28th April, the Alt+ community joined us for the latest instalment of Alt+ Webinars to explore our take on the post-pandemic world.

Industry trends

Altruism 2.0 A Post-Pandemic Theory
Ellie Bird

Ellie Bird23/03/20

4 min read

Altruism 2.0 A Post-Pandemic Theory

We’re exploring how a new era of charitable giving might be just around the corner and how you will need to plan for it.

Digital strategy

Giant Digital’s Co-Founder and Technical Director joins the Wish Centre as a Trustee
Ellie Bird

Ellie Bird21/02/20

2 min read

Giant Digital’s Co-Founder and Technical Director joins the Wish Centre as a Trustee

We are excited to announce that our Co-Founder and Technical Director, Jon Atkinson, has joined the Wish Centre as a Trustee.

Company news

Volunteering: engaging with the local community
Ellie Bird

Ellie Bird09/01/20

Volunteering: engaging with the local community

Encouraging positive change with technology is so much more than a 9-5 job and we’re pledging our commitment to ‘do our bit’.

Company news

The power of digital: reducing diagnosis times
Vimal Patel

Vimal Patel13/12/19

3 min read

The power of digital: reducing diagnosis times

We dedicate our work to pioneering cause-related projects with a mission to incite positive change and have seen first hand the impact that technology can have on people’s lives.

Digital strategy