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Small Change, Big Change

Microhive is a restless fundraising company on a mission to champion the collective power of giving pennies, not pounds.
We’re on a mission to empower change, one penny at a time.

In the Workplace

Invite your employees to donate the pennies from pay and collectively make a difference.

For Suppliers

Invite your supply chain to support your corporate charities by micro giving and together demonstrate social purpose.

For Charities

Introduce Microhive to corporate partners as an additional way for them to provide regular and reliable donations.

For Pensioners

Invite pensioners to donate the pennies from their pensions and collectively make a difference.

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What’s it all about

Microhive, the act of donating small amounts to charity, is a powerful tool for individuals and businesses to support charities and communities. While the contributions may seem modest on their own, collectively, they make a significant impact. To date Microhive (formerly known as Pennies from Heaven) has raised £8m by employers inviting their employees, pensioners and suppliers to donate small amounts to charity on a regular basis.

We believe in making giving easy for businesses and individuals, and want to transform the way people donate to charity. The opportunities to Microhive are endless, Let’s unleash the power of small change giving and empower change one penny at a time.

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Why Microhive?

There’s never been a more important time to take care of each other and our communities, By leveraging the collective power of many small donations, Microhive cultivates a habit of generosity, empowering individuals and businesses to become active participants in creating positive change.

  • It’s a small ask – easy to join in
  • Its simple to set up and run
  • Demonstrates social purpose as part of ESG reporting
  • Supports a Social Enterprise – Microhive
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Microhive to date

Microhive is the UK’s largest micro giving scheme for employees and pensioners and to date has raised £8m for over 800 charities. Our partners include Aldi UK, Barclays, HSBC UK, Cadbury Schweppes, Harrods, LV=, Puregym, TUI, WHSmith and the largest UK employer the NHS.

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800 million pennies raised

If every working person in the UK donated the pennies from pay we would raise £198m every year, proving pennies really do add up.

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400 Microhive Partners

Our partners include Aldi, Bank of England, Barclays, Citibank, Connells, Entain, Harrods, HSBC, Moto, Scottish Power, Sysco, The Works, TUI, WHSmith’s & Zellis.

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29% Average Participation

You can be confident that Microhive will appeal to staff, pensioners and suppliers. As individual donations are small, most of us can afford to join in and be part of the collective success.

These charities and more have already benefitted from micro donations …

Case studies

Reading case studies on employers who successfully engage their employees in workplace charitable giving offers valuable insights into best practices and strategies that can be emulated. These case studies provide concrete examples of how other employers have effectively communicated the benefits of micro giving, configured payroll systems, and delivered high take up rates.

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Aldi Case Study

Aldi colleagues have raised £380k since 2018 with 38% of colleagues taking part. Learn all about their success story.
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Setting up Microhive

In this case study we take a look at a successful NHS launch campaign from launch to ongoing communications.

More information

Giving small amounts is affordable, simple, and impactful. It shows how we are all working together for the betterment of society. Employees and pensioners can Microhive through their monthly pay and supply chains can be empowered to harness greater purpose.

In the Workplace

Invite your employees to donate the pennies from pay and collectively make a difference.

For Suppliers

Invite your supply chain to support your corporate charities by micro giving and together demonstrate social purpose.

For Charities

Introduce Microhive to corporate partners as an additional way for them to provide regular and reliable donations.

For Pensioners

Invite pensioners to donate the pennies from their pensions and collectively make a difference.

Download the brochure

Welcome to our Microhive brochure, where we explore the powerful impact that small, regular donations can have on charities and communities. In this comprehensive guide, we delve into every aspect of micro giving, from understanding its significance to practical steps on how to start donating. You’ll find sections on setting up and administering Microhive, and real-life success stories. Join us in making a big impact through small acts of generosity. At the top of the website you can download brochures specifically for the NHS, pensioners and suppliers.

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Blog posts

Discover the impact of micro giving by diving into our thought-provoking and inspiring blog series. Each blog post is designed to shed light on the transformative power of small, regular donations and how they collectively make a significant difference in our communities. You'll find engaging stories, insightful analyses, and practical tips that not only highlight the benefits of micro giving but also motivate you to become part of this powerful movement. Whether you're new to the concept or a seasoned giver, we aim for our blogs provide to wealth of knowledge and inspiration to help you understand and embrace the potential of micro giving. Join us on this journey and see how your small contributions can create a ripple effect of positive change.

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Microhive – a brand transformation story.

Now that we have launched Microhive we wanted to reflect on why we changed and some of the learning's along

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Embracing Impact: Why We're Proud to Be a Social Enterprise in the UK

The Heart of Social Enterprise in the UK

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