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How to recruit new supporters cheaply and effectively

In this session our Director, Richard Docwra, is joined by is joined by Mark Barkaway, Head of Marketing & Income Generation at Albion in the Community – the charity arm of Brighton and Hove Albion football club – to explore ‘how to recruit new supporters cheaply and effectively‘. ChangeStar have recently helped AITC to build … Continued

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How to build an Individual Giving programme at a hospital charity

In this session our Director, Richard Docwra, is joined by Paul White, Head of Donor Care at Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) to explore ‘How to build an Individual Giving programme at a hospital charity’. Over the last few years, Paul and his team (with the help of ChangeStar) have built an IG programme that has … Continued

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Friday Fundraising Calls are back! Next one – 3rd December 2021

We’re delighted to say that, by popular demand, our Friday Fundraising Calls are coming back!On the first Friday of every month (or thereabouts) at 11am we’ll be hosting an online event to bring fundraisers together and share some ideas and insights on how to do fundraising better.In each episode we’ll be joined by senior, experienced … Continued

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Join us at a special event on 8th Nov 2021!

A special invitation! We’d like to invite you to a live online recording of a new episode of our Director Richard Docwra’s ‘Humans & Hope’ podcast – one that will be of particular interest to anyone working in the not-for-profit world. It’s on Monday 8th November at 3pm GMT, and is about how we can … Continued

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Humans & Hope – new podcast series

In this new podcast series, ChangeStar founder Richard Docwra wants to challenge your views of how we – human beings – think and behave. Most of us have a completely inaccurate view of the creatures we are, and the truth, revealed by researchers over recent decades, is mind-blowing – and could change how we think … Continued

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Lessons from Lockdown

Our lives – both at home and at work – have been turned upside down by the Covid-19 pandemic. It’s time to reflect on what’s happened, how to move forward and what we can learn to make our lives and world better. I’d like to share a new publication with you that I’ve written for … Continued

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New book from our director, Richard Docwra!

We’re delighted to say our director, Richard, has a new book out today!  It’s called ‘Life – and how to think about it’ and is the user’s manual for life that you’ve always wanted! You can buy it here and from all good bookshops. Here are some more details below. Why am I here? What’s … Continued

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Your 2021 Fundraising ‘To Do’ List

Hello and happy New Year! I hope you managed to have a good break over Christmas even if things were rather different. At ChangeStar we’re feeling refreshed and ready to take on the year ahead! Below we share 5 things we think are crucial for all fundraisers to do this year, whatever 2021 holds in … Continued

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