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  • Engaging Networks Reporting Suite

    Engaging Networks Reporting Suite

    Unlock the Power of Data for Your Charity Clients with Our Exclusive Engaging Networks Reporting Suite Built on the Microsoft Power BI platform, our reporting suite makes it easy to discover impactful insights into your Engaging Networks‘ data. Are you a design agency partnering with Engaging Networks? Elevate your offerings by introducing your clients to…


  • Data maturity in the UK charity sector: Why it matters and how to achieve it

    Data maturity in the UK charity sector: Why it matters and how to achieve it

    Data is a valuable resource for charities. It can assist organisations in better understanding their donors, tracking fundraising efforts, and measuring their impact. However, just as with digital maturity, charities must have a high level of data maturity in order to effectively use this tool. So, what exactly is data maturity, and how can charities…


  • A Case Study for ADRFM

    RNID, the UK’s leading charity supporting people with hearing loss, has seen significant benefits from using the ADRFM Reporting suite for Actually Data Analytics. Previously, RNID struggled to gain a comprehensive understanding of its data and make informed decisions based on that data. The organization had a variety of different data sources, including customer relationship…


  • Digital maturity in the UK charity sector: Why it matters and how to achieve it

    As the charity sector continues to evolve, it’s becoming increasingly important for organizations to have a strong digital presence. Not only does this help them reach more people and raise more funds, but it also enables them to operate more efficiently and effectively. But what exactly does it mean to be digitally mature, and how…


  • The benefits of mentoring in the UK charity sector

    The benefits of mentoring in the UK charity sector

    Mentoring is a powerful tool for professional development, and it’s especially beneficial in the charity sector. By pairing experienced professionals with those new to the field, mentoring can help to build skills, knowledge and confidence, which can ultimately help organizations achieve their goals. One of the key benefits of mentoring is that it can help…


  • Anybody have a map – What you need to know about supporter journeys?

    A supporter journey in the charity sector refers to a person’s interactions with an organisation over time, from their initial awareness of the organisation to their decision to support the organisation through donations or other means. Understanding supporter journeys can help organisations understand what motivates people to support them and how to effectively communicate with…


  • Why is reporting important

    Why is reporting important

    Charity reporting is essential for a variety of reasons. To begin with, effective charity reporting assists organisations in communicating their impact and demonstrating the worth of their work to stakeholders. Donors, volunteers, beneficiaries, funders, and the general public are all included. Charities can gain trust and support from these stakeholders by providing clear and concise…


  • What to count and where the pitfalls are

    What to count and where the pitfalls are

    Depending on their specific goals and objectives, charities can benefit from tracking a variety of key metrics. Some common metrics to consider for charities include: When tracking metrics for a charity, there are a few potential pitfalls to be aware of. One common stumbling block is focusing too much on short-term metrics, such as the…


  • Coloured pen revolution

    Coloured pen revolution

    Seeing in colours rather than words, but adaptable enough to provide both Making data and insights available to various types of users is an important part of ensuring that information is useful and actionable. When it comes to accessibility for different types of users, there are a few key considerations: Overall, ensuring that data and…


  • What’s possible with your CRM

    Different types of reports that can be useful in your CRM and where to get more information Here are some examples of standard reports generated by a charity customer relationship management (CRM) system: Again, the specific reports available will be determined by the capabilities of the CRM system you use.