Helping you fund your passion FIRES us up.
True? One thousand percent.
Money shouldn’t stop people like you from changing the world.
To change the world.
More good. Less nail-biting about how to fund it.
We’ve seen it all.
The biggest no-nos and the little-known secrets to a non-profit’s success.
We’ve developed proven strategies to raise millions of dollars, and mapped out a path to viable, consistent funding.
In short: we make sure your NPO succeeds.
We want your organization to skip years of mistake-making.
Get FundSource26 onboard.
We’re in it to help you make a difference.
“Let her handle your fundraising”
I have worked with Batya for fifteen years, and she is amazing at what she does!
Let Batya handle your funding opportunities, not only will she excel at it a lot more than you can ever wish for, but it will free you up to excel at your activities with a lot more peace of mind.
We all follow a mission statement. For Batya, it is about enabling you to achieve your goals by allowing you to focus on what you’re good at.
The experts you need to make change happen.
This power team landed HUGE gifts for non-profits like yours. Gifts some NPOs can only dream of.
And we can do it for you.
Founder & CEO
(AKA FUNDING QUEEN)
Batya is the brains behind $30 M raised.
You can’t help but get swept up by her enthusiasm and passion. She’s the go-to fundraising strategist with a heart as impressive as her expertise.
Batya provides leadership, strategic direction and manages the overall operations of the company. She ensures that each and every client’s funding potential is maximized.
In the 15 years since founding FundSource26, she’s raised over $30,000,000 dollars, consulted privately for amazing organizations, and landed hundreds of 5, 6, and 7-figure grants.
Fueled by: A SERIOUS passion to repair and improve the world. Each cha-ching in your bank account makes her dance
Credentials: Executive MBA, 15+ years hands-on experience in fundraising
Senior Grant Development Manager (AKA Ops Manager & Proposal Pro)
From her family farm in southern Alberta, Penny develops winning grant proposals for NPOs and oversees day-to-day operations at FundSource 26. Her attention to detail contributes to proposals turning to first-place-gold (or, cold hard cash).
One thing’s certain: she’ll never leave a project unfinished.
Fueled by: the excitement of enabling NPO programs to have a wider reach and greater impact
Credentials: MSc Neuroscience, Indigenous Canada Course (UofA) Scientist Knowledge Translation Training (Alberta Innovates) and 16 years of in-the-trenches grant facilitation.
GRANT RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST (AKA FUNDS FINDER)
Jemima uses strategic research to identify grant and funding opportunities that are heaven-made matches for our clients.
Her genuine curiosity and love for learning enhance her reports and the support she brings to our team.
Fueled by: The little impact that adds up.
Credentials: Years of international experience in various non-profit roles managing grants, deploying stakeholder engagement strategies, and ensuring strict budget utilization.
Grant Development Specialist (AKA Funds Sourcer)
Jenna has always taken action towards achieving her dream of changing the world. She attended a City Council meeting as a young girl — she spoke up, despite her fears — to fight for change, and has continued to persistently campaign for betterment in her 9+ years in the charitable sector. Through developing authentic relationships with funders and telling compelling stories of impact, she crafts grants that enable other champions of good to do more of their work.
Fueled by: Generating funds that enable exponential growth of the good work being done
Credentials: Blackbaud Fundamentals Certification, 9+ years in the charitable sector, including healthcare, arts, and human services organizations, and 3+ years of not-for-profit management experience.
GRANT DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST (AKA WORD WIZARD)
Mike is an energetic and creative thinker who uses the magic of his pen (or keyboard!) to equip social entrepreneurs with the funding they need to change the world.
He was first bit by the fundraising bug after a successful event he ran in high school to support Hurricane Katrina relief efforts.
Fueled by: You can't spell fundraising without FUN!
Credentials: 11+ years of hands-on experience in nonprofit fundraising.
GRANT DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST (AKA GRANT MAVEN)
Tressie supports all steps of the grant process with meticulous research and database management, grant writing and budgeting, and copywriting for supporting materials.
Her strong work ethic and analytic and divergent thinking enhance all the work she does!
Fueled by: Supporting the important work of NPOs that contributes towards the societal greater good.
Credentials: 15+ years of administrative research and 10+ years of project management experience, workshop facilitation for academic researchers on tips and techniques to successful grant writing.
CFO (AKA FINANCIAL WIZARD)
Tal is our numbers-cruncher. He’s uber-creative and probably knows more about Excel than pretty much anyone.
He uses pivot tables to tell stories, and takes care of financial planning, management, and analysis. He oversees and supports the team with all things financial.
Fueled by: Iron-strong loyalty to the cause of helping non-profits
Credentials: Chartered Accountant, Bachelor of Commerce with Accounting Major, Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting, Advanced Certificate in Auditing
BOOKKEEPER (AKA BALANCE MASTER)
Bayla keeps our books in Schwarzenegger-shape with her precision, attention to detail, and laser accuracy.
She looks after the numbers, takes care of bank reconciliations, reports, and more.
Fueled by: A love for math and the satisfaction that comes with perfectly balanced accounts!
Credentials: 11 years of experience in bookkeeping, founder of Friendly Keepers
Graphic Designer (AKA art ninja)
Sarvesh has a knack for crafting designs that make foundations go “whoa!".
His magic touch will transform your flyers, brochures, slide decks, proposals, and more.
Fueled by: Enabling do-gooders to keep humanity alive and kicking
Credentials: MBA, Diploma in Multimedia
TRANSLATOR (AKA COMMUNICATION CONNOISSEUR)
Aycha gives a voice to organizations, small and large, in any language. She translates, writes, edits, and consults to create your unique Voice.
A voice that tells your mission to the world.
Fueled by: A passion for building a better world, one word at a time
Credentials: Master's in Conflict Studies and Translation
We guarantee you will not lose money on this.
We stand behind our work. So we guarantee we will at least pay for our service.
If you do not receive at least the cost of the Done-For-You Implementation package annual fee in financial commitments, we will continue to work for free identifying grants and submitting applications until you make back your investment.
We usually 10x an organization’s investment — or more. That’s why we’re 100% confident in our services and offer you this guarantee.
OUR CORE VALUES
We like to win. And we know what it takes.
Focus on (excellent) results
We like plans. We like actions better. And we LOVE results. High-quality results. There’s a reason we’ve got a reputation for overdelivering.
We care. We’re *really* here to help you make the world a better place. It’s as simple as that. Every day, we ask ourselves, “What could the world look like if THIS happens?”
Leading the curve
“Critical to organizational growth”
Batya gave me the clarity I was seeking for — literally — years. Work with Batya. She offers years of experience in areas most critical to organizational growth.
“The sky’s the limit”
Batya is an incredible resource. She’s attentive and present. She’s really a wealth of knowledge and a trusted advisor for me in terms of grants, and how we can really maximize the implementation of these projects, and where we can take them. The sky’s the limit, she’s enthusiastic. She is a great asset to us at the Friendship Circle.