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Events In 2023 For Corporate Fundraising

With 2023 in full swing, the team here at Give as you Live Donate are excited about the fundraising opportunities coming up in support of our partnered charities and corporates. Are you a charity looking for an innovative way to fundraise in 2023? Are you a corporate looking for a fundraising event to meet your CSR & ESG initiatives, but haven’t yet created your fundraising page? Give as you Live Donate’s corporate offering is your home to top-class partnered fundraising.

Do you want to diversify your income with corporate fundraising, but struggle to find and build purposeful relationships? Our friends over at Remarkable Partnerships are a consultancy helping charities and corporates create major, long-term partnerships. Their guidance and on-hand team provide opportunities, build bespoke methods and ideas, and enable you to join Give as you Live Donate's corporate offering with an amazing partnership in your pocket!

Now, check out some of the biggest events in 2023 that you can utilise via our corporate fundraising solution!

London Landmarks Half Marathon - 2nd April 2023

The one-of-a-kind London Landmarks Half Marathon gathers 44,000 individuals for causes near to their hearts. It is the only half marathon that travels through both the City of London and the City of Westminster! The race will begin on the legendary Pall Mall, with runners taking in the sights and sounds of London's iconic landmarks before finishing outside Downing Street.

Brighton Marathon - 2nd April 2023 

The Brighton Marathon's speedy pace and picturesque course make it a "must-do" on every runner's bucket list. This year, they have planned more of the early miles of the route on larger, flatter, and leafier city streets before coming to the beachfront, allowing for an easier start to the marathon. Expect even more encouragement, energy, and motivation to help you get through the 26.2 miles! 

Manchester Marathon - 16th April 2023 

The race has gained popularity among runners of all levels, from some of the best professional athletes in the world to individuals who formerly doubted their ability to complete a marathon. With over 24,000 participants in the most recent 2022 edition, the Manchester Marathon is the second-largest marathon in the UK! 

London Marathon - 23rd April 2023

The most iconic road race in the world, the TCS London Marathon. This once-in-a-lifetime atmosphere returns to its traditional spring date of the last 39 years it has been running. The ballet closed in October, so if you’re a charity admin, check out our London Marathon 2023 marketing campaign in our toolkit you could be sharing to get those fundraising pages going!

Hackney Half Marathon - 21st May 2023

It would be a shame to miss fundraising for  the Hackney Half's electrifying atmosphere. This path was thoughtfully designed to highlight East London's unique street art and the historic Broadway Market. This event has live bands and vibrant entertainment, making it more than simply a race, it's a full-on festival!  

Edinburgh Marathon - 28th May 2023

At one of Scotland's largest running festivals, The Edinburgh Marathon is the second largest marathon in the UK, behind only London. This route, which is known for being fast and flat was named by Runners World as the UK's fastest marathon. It's perfect for first marathon racers or those aiming for their personal best.  

RideLondon - 28th May 2023

The biggest cycling festival in the world, RideLondon is back for 2023, with the highly attended event celebrating its tenth anniversary. The festival will include the revered RideLondon-Essex 100-mile challenge, the RideLondon-Essex 60 and 30-mile rides, and the legendary RideLondon FreeCycle.

The latter offers cyclists of all ages and abilities a rare opportunity to ride on traffic-free roads in the heart of London. 

ASICS London 10k - 9th July 2023

One of the most renowned 10K races in a capital city is the ASICS London 10K. Runners will be inspired by live music, DJs, and adoring spectators all along the River Thames, Westminster Bridge, and beside Big Ben. This unique fast, flat course is ideal for brand-new novices as well as seasoned professionals who are aiming for a new personal best! 

Great North Run - 10th September 2023

With 60,000 committed and dedicated runners, this is the world's largest half-marathon! Known for its welcoming environment, superb on-route entertainment, and warm Geordie welcome, not to mention the millions raised in donations for amazing charities each year! 

Cardiff Half Marathon - 1st October 2023

The Cardiff Half Marathon has expanded to become one of the biggest and most thrilling road marathons in the UK. It is now one of Europe's largest half-marathons and draws the largest mass participation from within Wales. 

Skydive/Wing Walk/Bungee jumps - multiple dates

The adrenaline junkies are the perfect candidate for this. Taking on extreme charity sports events is a highlight for anyone’s fundraising journey and appeals to those who aren't quite satisfied with your typical fundraising event.   A skydive, bungee jump, or abseil over a cliff are all excellent ways for a once-in-a-lifetime fundraiser!  

Unsure of how or where to begin? Book a free call with our expert fundraising team at Give as you Live Donate to help you identify the solutions that are right for your corporate partners and give you all the tips you need to get started. As part of our fundraising family, you'd be receiving the best practice tips, insights and new initiatives to help you meet fundraising goals!

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