A warm welcome to dms. We’re a direct marketing and digital agency that specialises in fundraising for charities and not for profits. We’re passionate about what we do and the amazing causes we work for.

From moving someone to give you their first gift, to inspiring lifelong supporters to leave a legacy, we create powerful communications that inspire generosity and action. And we can do it across all channels from good old-fashioned direct mail to DRTV, digital and mobile.

from acquisition bankers and hugely successful warm mailings, to fully-fledged integrated campaigns – we’re proud of our work and we have great fun creating it too. So why not see what currently has pride of place on our wires?

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No, we’re not investment bankers (we’re far more trustworthy). But we do give you an amazing return – on average £2.30 for every £1 a client invests with us. So how do we do it?

Well, we don’t have a magic formula. Instead we rely on a winning mix of data alchemy, audience insight, clear strategy and inspiring creativity to deliver you real returns. Got a spare £1?

If your acquisition isn’t acquiring, your warm mailings leave your supporters cold or your digital fundraising flopped… don’t keep it to yourself.

Share your fundraising woes with us and we’ll give you our independent, expert opinion on where you’re going wrong. We’ll then see what we can do to help you solve it.

To share, please email [email protected]

Who we work with

We’re incredibly lucky to work with some amazing charities and not for profits. Whilst we’re just starting out with some clients, others like AICR have been with us for over twenty years!

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Christmas

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We’re not just another agency claiming to be a specialist in fundraising. We’ve got over 20 years experience working with some of the UK’s leading charities.

We have a wealth of experience in cause and prize led communications, events, DRTV, legacy marketing and, more recently, social media, digital and mobile too.

We genuinely believe we have the creativity and knowledge to help you.That’s why we hope you will get in touch.

If you’d like to find out more, meet us in person or simply say ‘hello’, then we’d love to hear from you.

[email protected]

DMS
Rodney House
Rodney Road
Cheltenham
GL50 1HX