Fundraising Consulting

Applying finance fundamentals to nonprofit realties.

Helping you achieve excellent fundraising results based on proven and profitable fundraising programmes.
Our dedicated charity sector focused financial management experts love working with people whose ambitions are to change the world for the better. We see our role as facilitating this change by working jointly with the Board,  finance and non-finance staff to enhance their capabilities to manage their financial resources, programmes and initiatives in accordance with the financial standards.
Musawah

Financial management and compliance review

To strengthen your financial management and compliance, we perform a gap analysis of processes and practices in the following areas to help identify compliance gaps and recommend management actions:
  • Procurement
  • Invoicing and Payments
  • Cash Management
  • HR and Payroll
  • Investments
  • Grant Management
  • Fundraising
  • Fixed Assets Management

Organisational audit, establish goals & design of fundraising programmes and mentoring

We conducted an organisational audit to understand the successes, opportunities, processes and gaps in its local fundraising; developed recommendations for their fundraising goals, strategies and tactics; supported the interview and review of fundraising staff and trained the Board and management team for fundraising success.

Global Development Network

Developed a fundraising strategy for Global Development Network (GDN), a network of research institutions founded by the World Bank to improve its access to unrestricted funds.

Usha, you will be glad to know that following the workshop you had for our staff from the various hospitals and projects, they have done some really innovative things to raise funds locally.
Dr. Sunil Anand, Director, The Leprosy Mission (India)

Community Engagement

Designed an Online Fundraising Accelerator to help charities and their leaders to understand and use the tools for effective fundraising

With participants and collaborators of the Majulah online fundraising accelerators.

Social Enterprise Association
We provided Community engagement consultancy to help the Board and Management in their outreach and resource mobilisation efforts in Singapore to build a vibrant and viable social enterprise sector.
Usha provided fundraising consultancy to Social Enterprise Association in 2012. She is a veteran non-profit leader, entrenched in the Singapore and Asian landscape. Her network opened doors for the Association. She impressed with her systematic and tenacious approach to fundraising.
Teo Mee Hong, General Manager

Community Chest, Singapore

  • With our support, the Community Chest’s SHARE program ( Employee / Workplace giving ) saw the donor base grow from 30,000 donors to nearly 300,000 during 1990.
  • National Council of Social Service contracted us In 2009, and successfully relaunched SHARE and helped them to implement strategies and plans that have begun to show results of building back and increasing the donor base.
Have worked with Usha on SHARE, our monthly workplace giving programme. Usha is able to conceptualise and generate ideas for fundraising. A reliable person who delivers.
Tan Bee Heong, Executive Director

Helping nonprofits to put in place robust financial processes

  • Fund Accounting
  • Full Cost Recovery
  • Budget development
  • Cash Flow management
  • Reserves & Investment policies and reporting

Chinese charity sector leaders from national and provincial organisations, working on sharpening their skills and competencies to impact causes and address community needs along with China’s belt-and-road initiative.

ChildFund Australia

Usha Menon's knowledge provided insight and understanding of an Asian country non-profit sector to ChildFund. Her consulting agency delivered a well-rounded practical report on time and within budget.
Diana Mason, Fundraising and Communications Director, ChildFund Australia
"So glad to have done a thorough review of the entire budgeting process for better support and greater accountability."

Quantifying the impact

Curriculum Development series
Philanthropic Advice
  • Helped Citi Private Bank’s ultra-high net worth clients and their younger generation to explore their passions and purpose to better focus their philanthropic efforts.
  • Philanthropy advisor and consultant for the training of Credit Suisse relationship managers to understand the social eco-system and hence better advice their clients on their philanthropic aspirations.

Market Entry

Watch Usha speaking about her Curriculum Development series
Please email us at contact@ushamenonasia.com. We would love to discuss how we can journey together.
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