FUNDRAISING & SUSTAINABILITY.
– Kathy Calvin
Less foreign aid from official donor countries. Humanitarian aid used to stem migration, achieve foreign policy objectives, and derive domestic economic benefits.
Aid to Africa fell by 4%, while aid to lower-middle income and upper-middle income countries, fell by 11% and 19% in real terms. SA is seen as a middle income country.
COVID-19 pandemic, nationalisation, patriotism, trade wars, restrictive policies, distrust, conflicting and competing focus areas have an impact on resource availability, allocation and distribution.
Support funders to design and implement philanthropic strategies that are driven by shared value.
Evaluation and testing of funder strategies to ensure strategic and sustainability alignment.
Facilitating conversations between funders and NPOs to build mutually beneficial and impactful partnerships.
A 3 month programme that supports NPOs to get the fundraising basics in place.
Engaging international, national, and corporate funders on a regular basis to learn about and influence their strategies and focus.
Supporting funders and NPOs to build the skills and resources of the sector to be sustainable.
“Tara Transform has assisted with providing both strategic advice (to aid long term planning for AGI) as well as practical skills to assist with raising funds via particular funding applications for AGI & YWL.”
– Yaliwe Clarke, Interim Director, AGI