We work with progressive organisations, inspiring their supporters to take action and help change the world for the better.
Here's how we do it.
The best way to recruit new supporters for your cause? Give them something that's fun, creative and personalised — and deliver it through the people they trust most: their friends.
Whoever we're working with, we have one core principle we apply to our work: what's best for your supporters is what's best for your organisation. And what we’ve learnt over the years is that supporters will stay engaged (and new supporters will stay supporters) if you keep surprising them with new and innovative actions.
A great fundraising campaign breaks down walls between you and your supporters. It brings them inside your work, demonstrates their impact, and — above all — inspires, excites, and feels like the chance to be part of something special.
We’ve developed and implemented tonnes of successful fundraising campaigns for clients such as Greenpeace, Labour, 38 Degrees and SumOfUs.
Testing is the tool you need to succeed often and fail fast. It's how you cut through to find the tactics that are going help you hit your targets — then wring every last drop of performance out of them.
We know the technology back to front — Google Analytics, Optimizely, even some tools we’ve built ourselves. But testing isn’t just about tech: we’re experts in testing strategy too, with a wealth of knowledge and experience when it comes to using data in digital. We’ve built at least five testing and analytics programmes from the ground up and run literally hundreds of tests over the years — so we know how to run the kind of testing projects that drive better results for your campaigns. And that means you’ll hit your fundraising targets quicker, recruit more supporters, and pack a bigger punch when it comes to real-world impact.
Alex launched and headed up the team behind 38 Degrees' "Campaigns by You" petition platform before moving on to work for the Labour Party. He ran Labour's email programme during the 2015 election campaign.
Joe has worked for pro-EU campaign group British Influence and the Labour Party. He headed up digital tech development and ran the testing and data analysis programme at the Labour Party in the run up to the 2015 general election.
Chante is an Intern at Forward Action and is also studying politics at Brunel University. She works in our creative team, writing emails, setting up Facebook ads and scanning the news for campaign opportunities.
Jamie is a Front-end Web Developer. A proud Huddersfield resident, Jamie built iOS software and web scraping tools before becoming the engine room of our web development team in 2016.
Philip is a Communications Strategist in our creative team and (we think) one of the best copywriters out there. Before coming to Forward Action, Philip was a writer for openDemocracy and worked on grassroots environmental campaigning.
Forward Action Ltd is a UK limited company.