Non-Profit Grant Writers offers a free, albeit slightly simplified, copy of a contract between an organization and a fundraising consulting firm. Although the contract is specific to the organization presented by the site, it can be easily adapted to the needs of your group or organization. Although this contract is shallower than other standard contracts available for online posting and online shopping, it certainly provides the necessary foundation in a fundraising agreement. These are just a few examples of a fundraising company that is referred to as “professional fundraising” in all calendars to indicate a typical means of fundraising activity for which each model is likely to be adapted. However, other fundraising initiatives or activities could also be reduced to a charity setting up a “professional fundraiser” under the Charitable Act. If, in all cases, this is questionable, legal advice should be issued. The problem with hiring a fundraising consultant is the logistics of the decision. Your organization will be likely to write a contract with the responsibilities, salaries and expectations of the person you want to hire. Many organizations do not have a team that develops and reviews contracts signed by external parties mandated by the organization. This can help not-for-profit organizations ask themselves what should be included in such a contract. A “professional fundraiser” is defined by charitable law as any person or organization that operates a “fundraising activity,” that is, “a business that is managed for profit and that engages, in whole or in part, in the acquisition or acquisition of money or other property for charitable, charitable or philanthropic purposes.” As part of their fundraising efforts, many charities engage in independent professional fundraising companies for a fee to apply for donations, recruit potential donors or do other types of fundraising programs for them. Fundraising advisors consider the overall picture of the event you are trying to keep.

The best consultants are passionate about your organization or cause and help you define an approach and give constructive criticism, advice and feedback along the way. While a fundraising advisor may not be cheap, I hope the success of your fundraiser will pay off several times for his service. This contract is extremely detailed and lists many things that your organization would probably miss without the help of a contract model, such as. B mileage compensation, consulting advice and liability issues.