UK Charities raised £27 million on eBay in 2020 and to assist even more charities eBay Charity Connect has helped hundreds of UK charity sellers improve online fundraising capabilities. eBay aims to support even more charities boost unrestricted funding through selling on eBay so following it’s huge success in 2020, it’s been announced that eBay Charity Connect applications are open for a course starting in September 2021.
Participating charities will receive tailored training through virtual 1:1 and group support, webinars, dedicated customer service, e-learning materials and promotional support.
eBay Charity Connect Support
The support package your charity can expect will include:
- Onboarding support
Supporting charity retailers not yet trading on eBay to get started on the platform.
- Training & education
eBay specialists will deliver a comprehensive training programme to guide you through everything you need to know about selling on eBay. This includes training from external consultants and service providers in topics helpful to drive awareness of your eBay store, like advertising and social media. Training will be via webinars, virtual 1:1 and group training and self-learning materials.
- Ongoing support
A dedicated customer support team will provide technical and strategic guidance, conducting regular check-ups on the health and performance of each charity’s eBay business.
- Store subscription
Participants will receive a complimentary one-year Shop subscription, which offers promotional tools, shipping supplies and other perks.
- Marketing & PR
Where possible and appropriate, participants will have the chance to gain exposure through social media promotions and PR for select charity sellers.
Can your charity take part?
Yes! Is the simple answer, and it doesn’t matter whether you already sell on eBay or if your charity is totally new to the marketplace, eBay Charity Connect applications are open and waiting for your charity to apply.
Charities already on eBay
Want to learn skills to improve your existing eBay store? Charity Connect has tailored programmes aimed at small, medium and large direct charity sellers. If your charity already sells on eBay then apply here.
Charities new to eBay
Discover the power of selling to eBay’s 187 million active buyers across the globe and learn to raise even more unrestricted funds. Charity Connect will teach you the skills you need to know. If you would like your charity to access the power of the eBay marketplace to raise funds then apply here.