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Fundraising (3)

Encouraging Online Giving With the Donations Web Component

Online giving is an increasingly important part of any fundraising strategy in the arts, so it’s more important than ever to make sure your arts...

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Five Spektrix Tools to Get You Ready for GDPR

Industry changes that drive new ways of engaging with our customers happen all the time. Through them all, our goal at Spektrix is providing you with...

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How to Build Creative Fundraising Campaigns that stand out from the Crowd

The current fundraising landscape is extremely competitive. Most nonprofits rely on 30-60% of their annual operating budgets to come from donations....

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How to Coach your Team to Ask for Donations

Asking for donations at the point of sale can be a challenge. Some find it easier than others and as a manager, team leader or supervisor, it’s your...

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Moves Management: Managing relationships the clever way

Put simply, Moves Management is a method of managing relationships. Whether you’re working in Fundraising, Sales or you just need to focus on...

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Why you should Engage Young People in your Fundraising

Who do I mean by “young people” you may be asking? I guess it’s different for different organisations but in general I’m talking about those...

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How Data Can Help to Make Strategic Decisions

These days, data is vital to any business. And not only that, it’s easier than ever to collect it and dissect it to discover meaningful things about...

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How to Get the Most out of Gift Aid

Gift Aid is a widely recognised ‘brand’, letting UK-based charities claim back 25p from every £1 donated. It’s now a no-brainer for any registered...

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Five Benefits of using the Spektrix Opportunities Interface

Fundraising is a crucial part of many organisations, and getting organised with managing relationships with key stakeholders and donors could make a...

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Membership Schemes: A beginner's cheat sheet

When memberships are well designed and effectively managed, you can find yourself generating extra income from philanthropic giving and welcoming a...

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What Does the Future Hold for Arts Fundraising?

To secure the future of our arts organisations, fundraisers need to embrace data-led thinking.

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US vs UK Arts Funding: What can we learn?

Is there anything the UK can learn from the US fundraising model?A few weeks ago, I attended the National Arts Marketing Project Conference in...

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