FAQ

Answers to questions you may have

Who we are

O’Keefe & Partners (OKP) are a full service consulting agency with a proven track record in the third sector. OKP is Australasia’s leading marketing, fundraising development and resource management agency providing specialist services.

Who we work with

The not for profit, health, arts and education sectors; corporations with an interest in philanthropy and corporate social responsibility; trustees and philanthropists.

Why

Because we’re passionate about better health, improved education and social change. Because our consultants live, breathe and thoroughly understand philanthropy. Because we can make a difference.

What we do

We add value, build capacity, maximise opportunities and ultimately put our clients on the fast-track to success.

 

What services can OKP offer?

OKP is a full service consulting agency. We have the capacity to build an organisation from the ground up, to manage all aspects of annual fundraising or to implement. Alternatively, we can provide short-term strategic guidance for new programs, or run a feasibility study for

What does it cost to engage your services?

The cost to engage our services varies widely depending on the level of partnership required and the length of the project term. We strive to ensure our pricing is realistic, sustainable and reflective of the professional services we are supplying. For these reasons, there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to our fee structure, as it will be customised to the size and length of the project we are working on. Please contact us for a confidential, no—obligation chat about your needs and the options for investment.

What size organisations do you work with?

We work with organisations of all sizes and structures, from small charities that are just starting out, to long established multi-national NGOs. We also work with individuals and companies with an interest in philanthropy or corporate social responsibility.

What size projects do you work on?

We can add value and maximise results for projects both small and large. We can be engaged for strategic consultation at the start up of small initiatives, or we can run entire programs or fundraising campaigns, as well as everything in between.

Where are your offices located?

Our head office is located in Hawthorn, close to Melbourne City. We also have office spaces and personnel located throughout Australasia.

Do you work internationally?

Our flexible staff can travel internationally to work on projects, or alternatively we can work on initiatives in an online context. There is capacity to engage OKP in a mix of online and face to face work.

Who makes up the OKP team?

Our team is comprised of dedicated fundraising, marketing, strategy and research professionals. We have a collective 150+ years of hands-on industry experience. Conveniently located throughout Australasia, our team can work in our offices or on site at your organisation.

What is the process involved in engaging OKP?

The best place to start is by sending us an email or giving us a call. We can arrange to have a confidential, obligation free conversation about your needs and our potential involvement. Following from that, we can develop a proposal outlining a range of options. We can present proposals in person to your staff and/or board members, or digitally if that is more convenient. Once you have decided the level of investment that works for your organisation, we can proceed with a contract featuring the agreed terms and timeline. A phased approach can be taken to engage our services in stages.

What is Giving Trends?

Giving Trends is a resource that has been developed specifically for organisations seeking philanthropic and corporate support. Underpinned by ongoing market research and analysis, it provides valuable intelligence for those looking to advance their efforts and be more strategic in their approach.

In the annual publication Giving Trends and Predictions you will find the results of the Giving Trends survey, an analysis of the current giving environment and exploration of industry trends.

Who is Giving Trends available to?

Giving Trends research is available to anyone who registers to receive publications and updates. In addition to our annual publication Giving Trends and Predictions we also produce periodic special investigation reports and hold interactive forums and lunches around the country. Register now to receive your free copy of the Giving Trends and Predictions report and stay in the loop about upcoming events and publications as they are released.

Where do you hire staff?

We have staff working throughout Australia and New Zealand, with most of our staff based around our head office in Melbourne.

SHOW ME THE MONEY
GIVING TRENDS REPORT

Following on its previous special investigation into charitable competition, Giving Trends has just released Show Me the Money, an exploration of how well Australian organisations are responding to donor demands for transparency and accountability. It also looks at attitudes towards financial management, reporting and regulation.

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