Our work

Bigfoot Fundraising is led by Jeremy Bennett as the chief consultant with a small team of fundraising and digital specialists. As such, you'll benefit from direct access to his experience and expertise, not delegated to a junior staffer.

 

Jeremy has a proven track record of growing fundraising programs backed by best practice corporate and charity experience. He is experienced in both retention/engagement and acquisition, strategy, digital, project management, budgeting, innovation and growing income and donors cost-effectively through a variety of channels.

Campaign case studies

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The Torch - Confined 11 - Innovating for success

  • Helped The Torch promote annual art exhibition in an online format for the first time

  • Bigfoot Fundraising managed paid social campaign and provided strategic input to the branding, website, email marketing and organic social

  • A record 226 artists sold their work in May-June 2020, with a 65% year on year increase in artworks sold

  • Ad campaign brought in 96 sales totalling over $72,000, a return on investment of 14.

Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation - Gold Appeal - Putting digital first

  • Bigfoot Fundraising was engaged to run the digital fundraising for the 10th annual Gold Appeal

  • We managed social ads, website optimisations, email marketing, search engine marketing and organic social

  • An integrated multi-channel campaign with a digital focus helped SCHF exceed their fundraising target, raising over $6.5 million, their biggest Gold Appeal ever!

  • Social ads reached over 355,000 people and web donations and income doubled from the past year

Testimonials

'It was an absolute pleasure to work with Bigfoot. We knew we were in safe hands when they immersed themselves in our story and vision, and swiftly produced a detailed plan and timeline of what was needed to achieve our desired outcomes. The most impressive part of their campaign was the paid advertising on our social media accounts. After creating a number of adverts and intelligently-segmented lists to use, Bigfoot proceeded to test and measure like I’ve never seen before – rounds and rounds of testing different images, text and concepts – each time getting closer to the adverts and the customers that were going to have the biggest impact. The results and level of engagement blew us away - we had by far the biggest exhibition success to date. We are excited to engage in their services again soon!'

 - Gordon Watson, Operations & Marketing Coordinator for The Torch

'We regularly engage Bigfoot Fundraising for our digital fundraising campaigns including Radiothon, community fundraising events, Christmas Appeal, bequest lead generation and our biggest annual fundraiser, the Gold Appeal. We know we can depend on Jeremy and his team to deliver excellent work, even under tight deadlines, bringing strategic insight, extensive experience and attention to detail. They have had a significant impact in lifting results across our digital fundraising program. Jeremy and his team are a pleasure to work with and have a genuine passion for helping us make our campaigns a success so we can achieve great outcomes for sick kids.'

 - Vanessa Johnston, Head of Marketing and Communications for Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation

'Jeremy Bennett has an incredible flair for digital fundraising with a proven track record in successfully leading digital campaigns to achieve growth.  He understands the trends, tactics and tools critical to making investment in this fast moving area payoff and invests time and energy to ensure he keeps abreast of the latest innovations within the space. His laid back and yet professional manner make him a joy to work with. I’d highly recommend engaging with Jeremy to help drive your digital fundraising success!'

 

 - Ruth Wicks, Senior Consultant for More Strategic (formerly Amnesty International Australia)

 

'Jeremy demonstrated his strategic prowess and excellent project management skills during his time working with Amnesty Taiwan. He is one of the key drivers, who brought Amnesty Taiwan fundraising program to a new horizon i.e. 400% income growth in 2018 by establishing a successful digital fundraising program, coaching the team and supporting the growth of face to face and telemarketing.  It has been a real pleasure working with Jeremy, his professionalism, integrity and sincerity are admired and beyond question.'

 - Daniel To, Asia Regional Fundraising Manager for Amnesty International

Get in touch

Jeremy would love to hear from you to discuss how we can help your fundraising have a bigger impact. Let’s have a coffee or a video-conference.

Drop us a line: +61 410 371 321

Email us: jeremy@bigfootfundraising.com.au

Or simply complete the form below.

We will respond to your enquiry on the same day.

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E: jeremy@bigfootfundraising.com.au

P: +61 410 371 321

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