If your organisation is a local charity and a member of the IoF (the Institute of Fundraising), you can join Localgiving now, absolutely free.


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Enter your details below to claim your free 1 year Localgiving membership:

Use the code "IOF2017"

Who can claim

In order to benefit from a 1 year free Localgiving membership through this offer, your organisation must:

  • Be an existing member society of the IoF.
  • Not be an existing member of Localgiving or have had an active Localgiving membership in the last 3 months.
  • Meet Localgiving's eligibility criteria.

See our FAQs for more info.

Dingley Family and Specialist Early Years Centre, Berkshire

“Localgiving is an excellent way of showcasing all the fantastic work being carried out at grassroots level to help those most in need. It allows people to support a local cause and to see what a real difference their donation has made."

Have a local / regional management committee and a UK bank account


In order to join Localgiving, your organisation must meet the following criteria:

Charitable objectives

Community focus

Operate on local / regional community initiatives and not be a national charity

Have charitable aims that are not solely for the advancement of religion


Membership Benefits

Get free help, support and advice from certified fundraisers via phone, email and social media. 

Available 9.30am - 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Regular Match Funds

Detailed finance and marketing reports provide data to help you engage with supporters, cultivate long-term relationships and secure regular donations.

100% Secure Donations

Automated Gift Aid

One-to-one Support

From individuals securing sponsorship to crowd-funded community projects, we provide a full suite of fundraising pages to help you raise more online.

Gift Aid

Easy Online Fundraising

100% secure donations

In-depth Reporting

One-to-one support
Easy online fundraising

We run match fund campaigns every 2 to 3 months to boost the value of your donations. We have distributed over £3m of match funding to members since 2011. 

We process the Gift Aid so you don’t have to, automatically transferring it to your account, even if you're not registered with the Charity Commission! 

Donations are processed safely and securely through accredited payment providers, with funds automatically transferred into your bank account.


What are your eligibility criteria?

In order to be eligible to join Localgiving, your organisation must:

- Have charitable aims that are not solely for the advancement of religion

- Operate on local/regional community initiatives and not be a national charity

- Have a local/regional management committee and a UK bank account

My organisation used to be a member of Localgiving, but we’re not anymore. Can we benefit from the offer?

If your organisation is a member of one our partners and your Localgiving membership expired over 3 months ago then you are eligible to claim a free 1 year Localgiving membership through this offer. If your membership expired less than 3 months ago then please contact us directly at 

I am an existing member of Localgiving, can I claim this offer?

Unfortunately this offer is only available to organisations that are not existing members of Localgiving. 

What happens after my first year membership runs out?

We’ll let you know via email before your membership runs out and let you know how to renew. 

Can I claim a free year membership and take part in your match fund campaigns?

Yes, all active members of Localgiving are eligible to take part in our national match fund campaigns, including Grow Your Tenner, #GiveMe5 and Local Hero. 

When does the offer end?

In order to benefit from a free one year Localgiving membership, your organisation must have completed its registration with Localgiving before the 1st January 2018.