Frank Julie & Associates
Facilitator: Frank Julie
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This will be a major blow for many non-profits who received their funding from these sources. Already the PEPFAR fund (for HIV/Aids) has been phased out with devastating consequences for many NPOs. Research about CSI funding trends in 2017 also revealed a disturbing tendency by corporates to bypass NPOs with programme implementation due to lack of compliance and capacity!
In order to survive this reality, non-profits will be forced to reposition themselves as a matter of urgency!! If a climate of urgency does not permeate the corridors of each and every non-profit then there is a big problem!! It is extremely desperate and difficult times!!
All this is on top of a deepening funding, and at a deeper level, a leadership crisis, with its roots post 1994. Even non-profits who were well funded and highly professional are now feeling the pinch. The shift towards right wing administrations in Europe coupled with the deepening global economic crisis (caused by greedy bankers bailed out with taxpayer money) are exacerbating an already precarious situation.
About the main facilitator:
Frank Julie is an organizational development practitioner and consultant with a Masters’ Degree in the Philosophy of Adult Education and Development obtained from the University of Cape Town (UCT) He has been involved in development work since the late 1970s with organizations all over Southern- and East Africa and acts as strategic adviser to many. Frank is the co-founder and current chairperson of People First Foundation, a group of experienced NPO leaders voluntary sharing resources within the non-profit sector.
He is also the founder and director of YoungPeople@Work and the Master Fundraising Mentoring Forum where he assist in mentoring directors and fundraisers in the art of professional fundraising. He traveled extensively in various countries studying development models on the ground and turning organizations around! He is also a co-founder and ex-chair of the Southern African Fundraising and Leadership Academy.
Frank is the author of The Art of Leadership and Management on the Ground and The Roots of the NGO crisis in South Africa – A look beyond the surface. Frank studied social science at the University of the Western Cape (UWC), development at the Community Development Resource Association (CDRA) and fundraising and development at the Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA) in Washington DC. He is currently completing a new book “Funding strategies for struggling NPOs” and reading towards a PHD.
Some comments from previous participants:
“Elbert Hubbard wrote: ‘Art is the beautiful way of doing anything.’ Frank Julie’s seminars are ‘Art’ for that very reason. I found his content stimulating and intensely practical – a by-product of his own successful, ‘hands-on’ background. As a fellow trainer, I applaud his easy, ‘nobody-gets-hurt’, fully participatory presentation. Visibly – Frank is driven by his love for people, which accounts for his passion to share his wealth of knowledge and empirical experience – a task he achieves for his happy participants with measurable effect. - Len Stevens, Author/Presenter, the “ãGRID Training Method
“Frank is a rare phenomenon! He is selfless and magnanimous in sharing his experiences and learning to transform our society and our world. I’ve read his book carefully. But the learnings were cemented by his dynamic, energetic, passionate presentation! With Love, Honour and Respect for the work you do Frank. – Faiza Leith, Director: Schools Education and Environmental Project
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