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Our Principles

Expert

Projects are delivered by our two principals who have a combined four decades of experience in fundraising for major organisations, across all income streams and of achieving exceptional results in complex environments

Tailored

We adapt our approach to ensure that we work most effectively with the client team and within the organisation’s culture and ethos.

Impactful

We minimise the use of theory and jargon to produce outcomes that will be implemented, achieving significant improvements in performance

Our Founders

Mark Astarita OBE

Mark is a true fundraising legend. Over 14 years as Director of Fundraising he trebled the income of the British Red Cross and over his career has led teams raising over £1.5bn for humanitarian causes. A former Chair of the Institute of Fundraising and regularly voted the most influential fundraiser in the UK , Mark is a truly inspiring non profit leader.

Tobin Aldrich

Tobin has led the fundraising and communications functions for major charities such as Concern Worldwide, WWF, Sightsavers and National Deaf Children's Society

Imogen Ward

Imogen Ward has over 20 years' experience of senior nonprofit leadership roles including being the CEO of an African education charity, the Lessons for Life Foundation and also Marketing and Communications Director of the emergency medical charity MERLIN

Our Partners

Big Mallet

Big Mallet is a specialist in Drupal development and custom Drupal themes. We are a web agency which has a unique approach to building Drupal modules and mobile responsive design. We provide state of the art hosting and support solutions tailored for Drupal builds.

We work together with stakeholders and experts to create concepts which will achieve your goals. Then we move into iterative design to create designs that realise concepts and facilitate your digital objectives.

Audience Fundraising & Communications

Audience brings together strategic consultancy, data insight and creative solutions to provide fundraising for great charities with the very best fundraising knowledge and expertise so that together we can make the world a better place.

We are a team of strategic thinkers, creatives, analysts, planners and campaign managers who work closely with our clients to produce amazing work in a media neutral environment that gets outstanding results.