Who we are

We get impressive results by understanding the unique essence of your brand, your cause and the audiences you need to inspire.

We were founded in the mid 90s to meet the fundraising, marketing and communication needs of the charity and NGO sector. But we’ve always looked beyond the sector to stoke our creative firepower.

We love working in close partnership with our clients. Together we’ll communicate what makes your charity distinctive, relevant and worthy of support, helping you boost engagement and exceed targets.

As people, we’re smart, flexible, direct and irreverent – some would even say cheeky. We’ll pull out all the stops to give you what you need, whether that’s fast turnaround, cost savings or ground-breaking ideas. And with trust, respect and openness at the core of our relationship, you’ll find us easy to work with, and fun too.

Awards

Winner
Best Individual Giving Campaign
Crisis at Christmas

Winner
Best Fundraising Campaign
Crisis, Croydon Capital Appeal

Shortlisted
Best Individual Giving Campaign
Crisis at Christmas

Our services

"Catalyst are great fun to work with and full of fresh ideas. The team are really supportive; they are super responsive and quick to turn around requests. The end product of campaigns have looked really fantastic and most of them have performed well."

Grace Akintokun, Diabetes UK

"Catalyst are an absolute joy to work with. A lovely group of people who always deliver. They listen to you and will do everything they can to help. Great ideas, great thinking and great fun. They never let you down, it probably explains why we have worked with them for over 20 years."

Joanna, Amnesty

"I've been working with Catalyst on our legacy programme here at Greenpeace for over 4 years now. Catalyst have fed their experience and wisdom into our strategy, and developed effective media plans and innovative creative ideas. They offer also excellent and really useful supporter research which has helped us make our legacy marketing very donor focused. They have been a continual pleasure to work with and can be relied on to come up with exciting creative ideas."

John Hutchin, Greenpeace

"We have worked with Catalyst for several years and can thank them for helping us in some of our most successful campaigns ever. As well as supplying creative and production for our direct marketing materials, they have worked with us in refining our mailing selections and segmentation, so we are much more efficient and making considerable savings! They are always available and will do all they can to help us meet our objectives, from strategic advice and analysis to DRTV adverts and DM, they are a core component of the Tearfund team"

Jon Ackroyd, Tearfund

"Catalyst are a true partner to work with and have become very much part of Crisis, transforming our propositions to grow income. They have enabled Crisis to grow the Christmas multi-media campaign and year-round direct marketing programme significantly to become sector leading whilst getting embedded with the brand and how we talk about ending homelessness."

Richard Moody, Head of Supporter Appeals at Crisis

"We have worked with Catalyst for many years, they have always offered strong and supportive advice however difficult the problem or complex the situation. They provide great data planning, market insight and thinking plus brilliant creative all delivered with good grace and good humour. They are a pleasure to work with and an essential part of our team."

Sue Eddington, Combat Stress

Catalyst Works Ltd
4th Floor, Seacourt Tower
West Way
Oxford
OX2 0JJ

Phone
01865 203206

Email
hello@catalystworks.co.uk

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