Fundraising Consultants

The purpose of this list of Fundraising Consulting Service Providers to enable those seeking such services to have access to a wide range of information and to choose the most appropriate for their purpose.

The list is not comprehensive and relies entirely on voluntary information received by SAIF. Anyone providing fundraising consulting services on a non-commission basis may advertise at a nominal fee.

Being listed does not imply any endorsement or preference on the part of SAIF.

SAIF does not take any responsibility for errors or omissions in information provided by it relating to Fundraising Consulting Service Providers but shall take reasonable measures to rectify such errors or omissions if notified in writing.

Organisations are requested to confirm details directly with the Service Provider.

Words That Count

Contact Person: Melanie Jackson

Postal Address: 30 Wingate Cres, Sunningdale, Cape Town, 7441

Tel: 021 201 1197

Cell: 082 852 0731


Main Areas of Operation: National

Types of Services Offered: Words that Count is a boutique fundraising consultancy, with a small team of dedicated fundraisers and a public relations and communications professional, offering a range of services from a fully outsourced fundraising and marketing office, to selected elements of the marketing and fundraising mix.

Training and mentoring of fundraisers is a core element of our work, along with strategic marketing and fundraising planning. With a strong focus on writing for the non-profit sector, we are able to quickly and cost effectively meet the needs of our clients.

Range of Fees: As this would depend on the scope of work, please contact directly.

SDG Consultants

Contact Person: Mariley Liebenberg

Postal Address:

Tel: 031 5724202

Cell: 083 280 4042



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Khuluma SA

Contact Person: Riaan Visser

Physical Address:  Gauteng

Tel:  087 808 2429

Cell:  082 570 9079



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Main Areas of Operation: National

Types of Services offered: Our primary focus is the implementation of a comprehensive Fundraising and Communications Strategy to a small collective of NGO and PBO organisations. We also offer a spectrum of stand-alone related services to suit individual requirements. Services include Online and Offline Fundraising solutions (Digital, strategy, programme development & management), Database management, Communications (annual reports, websites, e-newsletters, social media management), Data capturing tools for Monitoring and Evaluation, Cause Related Marketing Programmes.

Range of Fees: Fees vary dependent on the scope of the requirements.

Ithembalethu Professional Fundraising (IPF)

Contact Person: Cindy Buske - Fund Development Manager

Postal Address: P O Box 26184, Hout Bay, 7872

Tel: 021 790 1255

Cell: 082 600 5970



Geographic Areas of Operation: National

Types of Services offered: IPF prides itself in tailoring fundraising support solutions to meet the needs and budgets of different non-profits organisations. It works with established non-profits looking for a long-term engagement or short-term support on a specific project; as well as with start-up organisations requiring guidance with how to move forward with fundraising. Services offered include: fundraising strategy development; project planning; proposal writing; budget preparation; report writing and donor relationship management.

Range of Fees: Contact direct for further information.

Fat Cat Fundraising Consultants

Contact: Samantha Atrash

Address: PO Box 9242, Edenglen, Gauteng, 1613

Cell Number: 082 447 0989



Area of operation: Johannesburg Northern and Eastern Suburbs

Types of Services Offered: I have worked in the non-profit sector for over 16 years and am passionate about making a difference. I can assist your incredible organisation in the following ways: international and local letters of inquiry, appeals and proposals. I am also experienced at applying for National Lotteries Board funding and will gladly compile your company profile, perform internet research of potential donors. Services also include the set up and maintenance of  your social media sites. Assistance with newsletters, website copy can be discussed. Motivational one-on-one coaching can be arranged in advance.

Range of Fees: Costs will be dependent on the need of your organisation

Funding Solutions

Contact Person: Catherine Smetherham / Jo-Ann Smetherham

Physical Address: 8 Edgeworth Crescent, Darrenwood, Johannesburg

Postal Address: 8 Edgeworth Crescent, Darrenwood, Johannesburg

Cell: 082 664 1190



Geographic Areas of Operation: Gauteng, National

Types of Service offered: Fundraising coaching and training, Strategic Planning for Fundraising, proposal and report writing.

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Please contact us for more information about our fee structure.

Downes Murray International (Pty)Ltd

Contact Person: Jenni McLeod, Director

Physical Address: Block A, Ground Floor, The Brook, 2 Old Main Road, Gillitts, 3610

Postal Address: P O Box 394, Gillitts, 3603

Tel: 031 584 5000

Fax: 031 584 5005



Geographic Areas of Operation: Nationwide; Australia, New Zealand, USA & Canada

Types of Services offered: Capital Campaign Feasibility Studies; Fundraising Audits; Total Development Guidance; Direct Mail Campaigns; Website design and online fundraising; Capital Fundraising; Major Gifts Drives; Church Stewardship; Educational Fundraising; Bequest promotion; Executive Staff Selection and Training; Volunteer Training; Creative and Production Services; Data File Management; Strategic Planning; Training Seminars and Workshops; FundLine® - Telephone Solicitation Programme; Cause Related Marketing.

Range of Fees: Please contact direct for fee structure