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Customized Consulting

Would you agree that asking for help is better than not asking for help? Especially when you know what you need to accomplish but you’re not sure how to get there.

Sometimes our thoughts can betray us – “Am I not supposed to know everything? Isn’t that what they pay me for?”

But it’s not realistic


We're not supposed to know everything

We understand that because we used to be in your place.

Consulting is your lifeline. Your partner. Your trusted source. Your next step.

Because it’s not us telling you what to do; we work with you step by step to create what you need to reach your goals.

Whether it’s overall strategy or getting the right systems in place or you’re new to fundraising or have been in the role for 5 years, we’re on standby.


To help your organization raise more

Fund Development Review

The foundation for fundraising success. We'll work with you to clarify where your organization is starting from and envision new and enhanced  fundraising initiatives.

Strategic Fundraising Plan

Your fundraising roadmap. We'll develop a plan with you that's closely aligned with your unique mission and resources available to your organization.

Capital Campaign Support

Bringing it all together. We combine traditional campaign models and fundraising best practices with the newest approaches to help you raise the bar on your fundraising program.

Grant Writing

Increase your foundation donors.  We'll work with you to create a grant writing program to pair the right prospects with unique proposals.

Planned Giving

Strengthen and simplify your approach. Starting a formal planned giving program can seem complicated - we work with you to simplify the process.

Direct Marketing

Reach your donors where they live, work ... and click! Let us help you tell your story in a compelling way, through a powerful, multi-channel program.


To strengthen your fundraising infrastructure


The engine of your fundraising program. No matter where you are on your fundraising journey, we'll help you take the guesswork out.

Case Statement Development

Make your message standout loud and clear. A good case statement is foundational to your success - let us help you get it right.


Nurture your relationship with each and every donor. We put systems and processes in place that make it easier for you to thank your donors.

Optimal Onling Giving

More than a "donate now." We'll assess your current digital strategy and work with you to create a seamless online experience for your donors.


Cathy provided strategic and practical insights on how to develop a culture of philanthropy...

Her work for Sherbourne Health served as a strong foundation for our fund development strategy.

Graeme Imrie
Sherbourne Health

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

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

About Cathy Mann MA, CFRE

Cathy spent over three decades as a front-line fundraiser, consultant and fundraising teacher in college and university. She has worked with hundreds of organizations and thousands of students and raised millions of dollars.


Years In the sector

Cathy has taken all of her combined experiences to help support and guide you to raise more money for your organization.

And her passion is helping small to mid-size charities and non-profits.  Seriously, once you meet her, you’ll get it.


Thanks for reaching out!

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