Job Posting 92671

Frontlines Toronto Fundraising Consultant
Weston Frontlines Centre
Toronto Metro area
closes in 4 days (Mon, 27 Mar)
rfp (request for proposal)  •  budget within a total of $30,000

Frontlines Toronto Fundraising Consultant

Request for Proposal



Frontlines addresses the pressing needs of Weston’s children and youth. We foster and restore wellness and respect among our diverse neighbours by building relationships and providing programs that address the whole child.


Project Scope

Frontlines Toronto is seeking a consultant for a 5-month contract to lead the planning and development of a strategic fundraising plan.


The individual must be an experienced fundraiser with a generalist background, who is able to work independently and is proactive and resourceful. The ideal candidate should have experience working in a community centered fundraising model, that engages people of diverse cultural and racial backgrounds to achieve results.


The consultant will work alongside the Executive Director, the Fundraising Committee of the Board of Directors and staff to create a plan to grow monthly and major giving and increase organizational capacity through revenue generation.



  • Conduct an audit of current fundraising program including Annual Giving, Major Giving and Foundations to determine gaps and areas of improvement
  • Develop materials including a Case for Support that positions the Frontlines story in a compelling way
  • Establish best practices and conduct relevant training/coaching for staff to execute Cultivation, Solicitation and Stewardship activities (e.g. recorded videos) 
  • Identify opportunity for a Capital Campaign
  • Develop a fundraising strategy to build relationships with major donors and companies that has a multi-pronged approach that is both online and offline
  • Create and maintain a database of potential, current, and past donors that can produce customized lists for different activities; 
  • Integrate a digital strategy/components into the fund development plans and make recommendations for additional media and digital marketing to support organizational awareness and fundraising
  • Through an efficiency audit, highlight improvements for donor segmenting and related database management.
  • Source prospects, including individual donors, people who are likely to attend events, association lists, corporate donors, and foundations that provide grants
  •  Develop donor journey map for monthly donors
  • Conduct staff and Board training workshops on fundraising strategies tailored to Frontlines needs. 

Proposal format 

The following information is required from suitable applicants

  • Cover letter 
  • Contact information 
  • Price Schedule and project budget (daily / hourly rates) within a total of $30,000 - HST included if applicable
  • Availability statement 
  • Capability statement (brief bio, resume, statement of relevant skills and experience, and detailed narrative responding to the deliverables identified, including benchmarks)
  • Proposed approach to delivering objectives, including work plan and time frame for completion and methods indicating whether in person or virtually or hybrid.
  • Demonstrated knowledge/understanding of cultures of diverse populations including Latin America, Africa, and the Caribbean, particularly lived experiences.
  • References (a minimum of 3 references for those with whom you have conducted similar work and their contact information).

Submission guidelines 

  • Please submit your proposal to Falastin at with the subject line “Fundraising Consultant RFP Response” along with a resume and any additional supporting documentation. 
  • Please ensure responses are provided no later than March 27, 2023.  All questions relating to this RFP can also be sent to the above email address.

Other requirements:

Frontlines requires the successful candidate to sign the following documents:

  • Contract
  • Confidentiality agreement and non disclosure/privacy agreements
  • Conflict of interest
  • Code of Conduct 

Interviews will be conducted with a panel. Applicants will be rated and prioritized according to:

  1. Scope of Proposal
  2. Work plan
  3. Cost Structure
  4. Qualifications 
  5. Presentation

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