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Have you thought about Gift Aid?

Have you thought about Gift Aid? It’s estimated that around £750m in Gift Aid is left unclaimed each year in the UK, so it’s clear that more advice is needed to help charities claim the money they are entitled to.   Over half of charities in the UK do not claim Gift Aid, as it can… Read more »

Telethon calling

Lesson 3: Running a telethon at an independent school

By Dan Keyworth Click here for Lesson 1 Click here for Lesson 2 The calling If the preparation and training have been rigorous, then the calling period itself, whilst busy, should be very enjoyable. Your role will primarily be to supervise the callers, to ensure gifts are processed appropriately and securely, to administer data entry/transfer… Read more »

Lesson 1: Running a telethon at an independent school

By Dan Keyworth Why telethons? Telephone fundraising works: if organised smartly, telethons may become your institution’s main source of recurring income. They are one of the most effective tools for raising donor participation levels, and an invaluable way of building relationships and gathering prospect information for the future. Telethons also have a surprisingly inexpensive cost-to-benefit… Read more »