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Give with Confidence!

This week the Fundraising Standards Board (FRSB) announced a campaign to encourage the public to give with confidence this Christmas. The goal of the ‘Give with Confidence’ campaign is to boost flagging donation levels this Christmas.

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Giving Thanks

At every fundraising conference and in countless articles we hear that donors #1 complaint about charities is that they don’t say thank you or it takes them ages to acknowledge a gift. In North America, fundraisers are taught to thank…

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Free Webinar Series

It’s a smorgasbord of free webinars! This month the Client Delight Team at Artez have prepared another series of FREE educational webinars to help you make the most of your holiday campaign period. Join other Artez users from around the…

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Avoid the Postal Strike and Go Online This Christmas

With more postal strikes scheduled in the run up to Christmas it’s more important than ever to make sure your donors can donate easily online! Earlier this month I wrote about creating Christmas themed Donation pages and shared some cheap…

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Forget the postal strikes and use eDirectDebit

The recent postal strikes have caused many Not-for-Profits to worry about the effect that this will have on their Direct mail campaigns. Christmas appeals are about to be sent out but there can be no guarantee that they will arrive…

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Bacs Reveals record 2008 processing statistics

Bacs Payments Schemes Limited (Bacs) has revealed record processing figures for 2008, demonstrating that Direct Debit and Bacs Direct Credit remained two of the most popular ways of moving money around in the UK last year.

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August to October 2009 Events

During the course of the next few months, the Rapidata team will be out and about exhibiting and sponsoring events. If you are going to attend any of the following please do say ‘hi’ and tell us what you are…

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“The support given by all the team from the initial set up, completing the AUDDIS applications and successfully completing Paperless Direct Debit requirements has made what can sometimes seem like a daunting process very straightforward. Since launching our Direct Debit programme 18 months ago we have now more than doubled our regular giving income.”

Alison Cameron, Trust & Individual Fundraiser, Leuchie House