Transform how you fundraise

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Fundraising is complex.

We simplify it.

You've got the skills

But you're juggling a lot

You want to accomplish so much but you just don't have the right resources.

So you start here.

The Fundraising Lab has worked with thousands of people to help raise millions of dollars and create better fundraising outcomes for their organizations.

And the result of better fundraising? Greater impact.

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About Cathy Mann

MA, CFRE

Cathy has spent 25 years as a front-line fundraiser and consultant, and 20 as an instructor at the college and university level.

25+

years in the sector

About the Fundraising Lab

With that experience, Cathy started the Fundraising Lab: a place to learn new skills and best practices. A place to turn to for advice and direction, building community and sharing challenges.

Fundraising Lab was created for you by a seasoned and award-winning teacher and leader. And she has pulled in some of the best and brightest to help you on your journey.

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Fundraising is an art and a science

With the Fundraising Lab, you’ll learn and apply the practical skills you need to raise more money. Complex processes are broken down into achievable actions. Best practices are shared, your questions are answered and you have a way forward.

Whether through self-paced learning, joining a community or consulting, Fundraising Lab has your back. 

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WHAT WE DO

How We Can Help

$59
Membership

Spark Community

When you become a member of Spark, you join a community of fundraisers. Gain the support, mentorship and the confidence you need to raise more money. 

BECOME A SPARKLE

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PROGRAM

Planning with Purpose

An 8-week course to transform your fundraising. It all starts with the plan. We provide the tools, templates and worksheets you need – and direct support to answer your questions.

JOIN THE WAITLIST

$59
Customized

Consulting

We don’t tell you what to do, we co-create. And whether it’s overall strategy or getting the right systems in place, we help your organization where it's are.

VIEW OUR SERVICES

THE FUNDRAISING LAB COMMUNITY

What our clients say

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Meeting with Cathy was part fundraising lesson, part therapy session.

Cathy’s calm and reassuring words helped me confirm that I was heading in the right direction.

Heather Jobe
Ontario SPCA
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As an Executive Director who was a reluctant fundraiser, I learned so much

I appreciated the resources shared and the new professionals I met. Cathy helped my agency rethink and redesign our fundraising strategy.

Emily Jaarsma
Greenway-Chaplin Community Centre
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Cathy has helped give me clear vision as to where to go and how to get there.

You will walk away with the tools to make magic happen for your organization.

Beth Pritchard
TRCC

Free Guide

What Every Nonprofit Leader Needs to Know About Fundraising

 

By Cathy Mann, MA, CFRE


If you do these 10 things right, you will raise more money and make a bigger impact in the lives of those you serve.

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WHO WE WORK WITH

Our Clients

WANT TO KNOW MORE?

Let us know by getting in touch!

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If you're looking for fundraising support, fill out the form below or send us an email at [email protected]