Platypus Digital

What we do


We help charities recruit regular givers and fundraisers, deliver top notch digital training and help them do better digital work.

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6 reasons your charity should invest in digital marketing

Like a lot of teams within charities, digital and digital fundraising teams are often funded by unrestricted funding. That’s funding that was given to the charity to spend it as it sees fit.

Often, that money was raised by truly dedicated fundraisers. Like, incredibly dedicated. They got up at 5am on cold winter mornings to go on arduous marathon training runs, they badgered their friends to donate again and again to your cause, and they …Read More


Digital investment: charity’s money problem

There’s a great scene in Season 3 of the Wire.

In a meeting with his staff, the young, ambitious and newly-elected Mayor Carcetti is in good spirits. He’s campaigned for mayor on a platform of being tough on crime. And now that he’s assumed office, he’s committed to ending meaningless, numbers-driven policing in Baltimore in favour of more meaningful police work – even if it doesn’t play as well in the press.

He’s promised the police force …Read More