QTS Fundraising

Telephone fundraising

QTS Fundraising

Telephone fundraising

We understand that supporters make a charity.

We ensure our clients maintain their existing relationships and develop new ones with supporters by adopting a responsible, sensitive and friendly approach to fundraising. We treat all supporters fairly and with respect and act at all times with the supporters’ best interests at heart.

Who We Are?

Set up in 2000 by Helen Suffell, we have developed alongside our clients and according to our mutual needs, which has resulted in the creation of a responsive, innovative and flexible organisation of which we are extremely proud.

What We Do

We work with over 70 charities (of differing sizes) on a range of campaigns, making over 200,000 calls per year. We work with you to develop innovative and bespoke telephone fundraising campaigns which compliment your existing fundraising activities.

Contacts Made

200000

Money Raised

£7m/pa

Complaint Rate

0.02%

Staff Turnover

5%

Testimonials

“Upgrade calls have been a fixture of the IG programme at Sue Ryder for many years (and in most DM programmes I have worked on). If carried out correctly, they allow you to deepen engagement with your regular giving supporters while raising more income from your programme. We weren’t sure what the response would be like in the current climate, but we have seen record results and fantastic feedback from our supporters.”
Sue Ryder
“QTS are very experienced in what they do and are a pleasure to work with. They offer a friendly but thorough service and are always open to new ideas and how best to accommodate them. I would definitely recommend their services to other charities.”
Dorset Wildlife Trust
“It’s clear to us that CPRE is being really well represented and I’m sure our members – as are we – have been impressed by the warm, informative and courteous manner of the conversations that have taken place.”
Campaign to Protect Rural England
“We were blown away by the results we achieved and the quality of the conversations with our supporters. Final results included over 44,000 petition signers and over 600 new members – a huge dent in our yearly target. We’ve also made some very interesting new relationships with individuals and organisations with whom we can work in partnership to achieve more of our vision.”
Surfers Against Sewage
“I have been so impressed with the enthusiasm from the callers whilst working on our campaigns. QTS are no doubt leaders when it comes to having good and meaningful conversations with our donors. And we always get great results from every campaign!”
The Royal Voluntary Service
“Our lifetime value/thank you calls are a great way to update our regular givers with how their donations are making a difference. QTS callers have made these campaigns a great success over the years. The calls not only help with reducing attrition rates, but also have the added bonus of some donors offering to upgrade their gift. We believe this is achieved because QTS callers know Erskine so well and make it a really personal call with our supporters. Nearly 10% of our supporters upgraded in our latest campaign – without QTS callers even asking!”
Erskine
“The campaign reinforced our belief that thank you calls are worth it! These campaigns are our chance to show supporters how much we appreciate them and to get to know them better. The best thing about the campaign was seeing how delighted some of our supporters were to receive the call and what it meant to them. We listened to call recordings where supporters happily chatted away with QTS staff. And it’s fair to say we couldn’t have done better ourselves.”
JDRF
“During a time of increased scrutiny from within Sector and with all the media attention telemarketing has been receiving, I have always felt complete confidence in QTS. From the briefing process, to meeting and training the callers, to the campaign itself I received nothing but the very best service. QTS’s unique set-up with home-based callers really makes them stand out in a crowded market. I will definitely be using them again.”
RHS
“Cumbria Wildlife Trust has used QTS for a variety of membership recruitment and fundraising campaigns since 2007. QTS has always given us good advice on which campaigns are working and are not afraid to say if something isn’t. The administration staff are incredibly helpful and very efficient and our members often tell us that the callers are friendly and polite. Working with QTS has definitely boosted our long term income and has helped enormously with our retention rates. I can’t recommend them highly enough.”
Cumbria Wildlife Trust
“I have been using the services of QTS for around three years, and am very happy with their professionalism. Due to their many years’ experience, they provide advice regarding the best way of tackling campaigns. For Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, they provide welcome calls, and have conducted two upgrade campaigns. I would not hesitate to recommend QTS to other charities’ – Christine Setchell, Membership Development Manager.”
Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

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