What We Do

Factary’s team of experienced researchers offer a variety of different types of research and profiles, supporting you right the way through the fundraising process, from prospect to strategic donor.

See below for a summary of all the different services Factary can offer, and how they can help your organisation.

Of course we’re always happy to speak to you directly – feel free to contact us by email, by phone at 0117 916 6740, or using the contact form on this website.

We can help you…
find new prospects and supporters

New Trust Update

We can help you identify relevant newly registered grant-makers.

Every year, approximately 240 grant-making trusts and foundations are registered with the Charity Commission. Factary’s New Trust Update provides a monthly summary of all newly registered grant-makers, allowing you to establish contact before they are swamped with appplications.

New Trust Update: read more

New Prospect Research

A Factary New Prospects Report can help to identify potential new prospects for your organisation.

Any successful fundraising programme needs a pool of prospects to approach. Factary’s New Prospect Research will hand-select a bespoke list of new prospects that reflects your organisation, programme and needs.

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Phi Database

How easy is it for your organisation to research giving by individuals, trusts or corporates?

Factary Phi is the only comprehensive, searchable database of donations made to the UK non-profit sector. A Phi subscription can help you to identify UK philanthropists who will have an interest in supporting your work.

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Database Screening

Have you considered prioritisting your existing supporters before trying to find new ones?

Our Screening service, which is fully compliant with the General Data Protection Guidelines (GDPR), will allow you to prioritise your entire database, and identify those of your existing supporters who may be able to give at a major donor level.

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We can help you…
get to know your prospects and supporters

Reputational Analysis

How well do you know your donors?

There is a legal requirement for charities to carry out due diligence into donors, especially in the case of major donations. Factary has the time, expertise and resources to carry out comprehensive reputational research for your organisation.

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Prospect Profiling

Factary can help your fundraisers understand the needs, preferences and interests of your donors.

Our profiles can helpyou to understand the background, current involvements and capacity of your donors. Available at a variety of different levels of detail, Factary profile can give you anything from a snapshot of a prospect, through to an in-depth, exhaustive report.

Prospect Profiling: read more

We can help you…
evaluate your prospects and supporters

Data Screening

Do you need to prioritise your existing supporters?

Our new GDPR-compliant Screening process will examine your entire database using a variety of techniques to identify which of your existing supporters may be able to give at a major donor level.

Database Screening: read more

Phi Database

How easy is it for you to research your supporters’ gifts to other non-profit organisations?

Factary Phi is the only comprehensive, searchable database of donations made to the UK non-profit sector. A Phi subscription can significantly simplify research into which other organisations or causes your key donors support.

Factay Phi: read more

We can help you…
with training or support

Interim Researcher

Are you ever in need of extra research support at limited notice?

What ever the reason, Factary’s Interim Researcher service can provide you with flexible, reliable, secure support specific to your organisation’s needs.

Interim Researcher: read more

Support & Consultancy

The non-profit sector in the UK and Europe is changing rapidly, especially in the area of data protection requirements.

We’ve been offering advice and training to non-profit organisations for over twenty-five years. We have the know-how to offer advice in the areas of fundraising, prospect management, and data protection and security.

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