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NONPROFIT CONSULTANTS

On a mission to empower those who empower others

NONPROFIT CONSULTANT SERVICES

EMPOWER YOUR CAUSE WITH THE CAUSE SPECIALISTS

With nearly three decades of expertise, The Cause Specialists stand at the forefront of nonprofit consultancy. Our core mission? To empower organizations with the strategies, tools, and insights needed to thrive in today's dynamic landscape.

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Fundraising Excellence, Tailored For You

Your cause deserves a fundraising strategy as unique and passionate as its mission. Drawing from our vast experience as fundraising consultants, we deeply understand your goals and intricacies. From strategic planning and board development to the rollout of successful campaigns, we craft tailored solutions designed for maximum impact. But our commitment doesn't end with strategy implementation; we're also dedicated to nurturing your skills and knowledge through our in-depth coaching services, ensuring sustained fundraising success.

Amplify Your Reach with Strategic Nonprofit Marketing

A compelling case needs an equally powerful marketing strategy. Our role as nonprofit marketing consultants transcends traditional boundaries. We harness the latest digital marketing trends — encompassing SEO, website design, social media engagement, and email campaigns — to ensure your message resonates and reaches its intended audience. Together, we'll amplify your impact and connect with supporters in more profound and lasting ways.

Your Journey, Our Expertise

Whether you're charting the course for next-level fundraising or seeking to broaden your nonprofit's horizon through strategic marketing, The Cause Specialists are here, committed, and ready. Let's embark on a transformative journey that amplifies your impact and leaves an indelible mark in the lives of those you serve.

FUNDRAISING

With years of experience in helping nonprofits, we can provide you with expert advice and assistance when it comes to securing funding to get things done. We do everything from creating compelling fundraising campaigns and plans to researching and identifying new potential donors and other outreach activities! 

MARKETING

Nonprofit marketing is an invaluable tool for any organization that wants to promote its mission among an audience of potential supporters. The Cause Specialists provide consulting services specializing in informing and inspiring people to get behind your cause. 

Team

CONSULTING TEAM

OUR FUNDRAISING CONSULTANTS

At The Cause Specialists, we are passionate about making a difference, and we bring this passion to everything we do. We are dedicated to helping our clients achieve their goals and create meaningful change in their communities. Our team deeply understands the nonprofit sector and is committed to providing exceptional service to every organization we work with.

JOANNE TOLLER, CFRE

Founder, Fundraiser & Coach

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Joanne boasts over 25 years as a professional nonprofit consultant, having served hundreds of organizations. Her passion lies in education, demonstrated through numerous workshops she has conducted, articles she has authored, and the YouTube channel and podcast she hosts. Joanne's commitment to teaching and sharing knowledge underscores her dedication to the nonprofit sector, aiming to empower organizations through her expertise.

SHAWNA OGSTON

Media Relations & Coach

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With 30 years of experience in nonprofit PR, Shawna has built strong community relationships and a reputable presence in media relations. She finds great satisfaction in witnessing the fruition of meticulous planning and preparation into newsworthy stories that highlight the impactful work being done in the community. Shawna's enthusiasm for public relations drives her continuous effort to showcase the achievements of nonprofits.

ETHAN FRENCH

Digital Marketing Manager

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Ethan is in the final year of his communications degree, eagerly looking to kickstart his career. With a knack for identifying and bridging knowledge gaps, he brings valuable insights to his team and employer. Ethan's expertise lies in coordinating and enhancing communication strategies, ensuring they are direct and optimized. A proficient listener, he excels at fostering relationships with community groups, media representatives, and the public, employing a diplomatic and positive approach. Ethan thrives under pressure, maintaining professionalism to uphold the corporate image.

PAIGE OLMSTEAD

Fundraising Assistant

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Having recently completed her degree in communication and media studies, with a minor in sociology, Paige has accumulated six years of experience as a social media marketer. Her background provides a strong foundation in both theoretical and practical aspects of communication, allowing her to effectively contribute to marketing efforts. Paige's dedication to her role is evident in her ability to leverage social media to engage and inform diverse audiences, showcasing her commitment to impactful communication.

SOME OF OUR NONPROFIT CONSULTING CLIENTS

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Oxford House
On a Dime
Terminator Foundation
Kelburn Recovery Centre
Nomia
Social Venture Partners
Kids Help Phone
Corus Entertainment
Health Canada
CCVO
BSG
Hockey Canada
Nature Conservancy of Canada
Canada Safeway Foundation

NOT SOLD ON THE CAUSE - THAT'S OKAY!

We offer free nonprofit resources so you can learn to do it yourself.

YouTube

Discover our wide-ranging YouTube tutorials, where we explore a variety of topics in fundraising and nonprofit marketing. Joanne breaks down complex subjects into digestible, actionable advice that you can apply directly to your work. It's your go-to source for on-demand learning.

Blog

Dive into our insightful blog posts that cover all aspects of fundraising and marketing. We bring you the latest trends, proven strategies, and in-depth guides, all crafted with a deep understanding of the nonprofit sector. Stay informed, inspired, and ready to take on your nonprofit challenges.

Downloads

Stay organized and focused with our downloadable checklists and workbooks. These practical resources guide your planning process, monitor your progress, and enhance your nonprofit strategies. They are the tools you need for effective and efficient planning right at your fingertips.

Facebook
Group

Joining our Empowering Nonprofits Facebook group is your key to unlocking a world of possibilities for your nonprofit journey. Access expert insights with live sessions, tap into a treasure trove of resources, and receive valuable feedback on your campaigns.

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