"ACTIVE Network and JustGiving's tool has been very beneficial for the Brighton Marathon, which has ambitious fundraising goals," said Tom Naylor, Event Director for Brighton Marathon. "We're already seeing a considerable increase in the number of fundraising pages created compared to last year."
ACTIVE Network is one of the world's leading providers of
cloud based activity and participant management™
solutions for event and activity organisers. "We believe that by managing their events online, charities, companies and event managers can save significant time and boost fundraising," said
, SVP International at ACTIVE Network. "With JustGiving, we will create a streamlined way for charities to bring together event registration and fundraising, while eliminating the need for any up-front investment on their part."
To learn more about the new tool, and how it can help you with your next fundraising event, please visit
Notes to Editors
According to JustGiving events data, the number of annual large fundraising events registered has risen from 238 in 2007 to 1,650 in 2011. This is a little under 7-fold rise.
Participation was gauged through the tracking of creation of individual fundraising pages associated with such large fundraising events (2007-2011) on JustGiving. Across all events, participation had doubled. By differing event types the participation was as follows: Running (x1.5), cycling (x2.5), swimming (x3), treks (x2) and walks (x2.8).
According to a survey of JustGiving charity members, 63% of large charities said they managed their events online.
) is the UK's largest online fundraising platform and has helped 1.4 million people raise over £1 billion for more than 13,000 charities since 2001. In 2009, JustGiving's CEO
was awarded the RSA's
for "democratising fundraising and technology for charities" and JustGiving was awarded the "Best Use of Technology Award" at the Sunday Times Tech Track 100 Awards. JustGiving has been named Experian Hitwise Number 1 Award winner for 2011, based on market share of visits among all
websites in the Hitwise Community category.
About ACTIVE Network
ACTIVE Network (NYSE: ACTV) is on a mission to make the world a more active place. With deep expertise in activity and participant management™, our ACTIVE Works® cloud technology helps organisers transform and grow their businesses. We do this through technology solutions that power the world's activities and through online destinations such as ACTIVE.com® that connect people with the things they love to do. Serving over 50,000 global business customers and driving over 80 million transactions annually, we help organisers get participants, manage their events and build communities. ACTIVE Network is headquartered in
San Diego, California
and has over 30 offices worldwide. Learn more at
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