About Ithembalethu

Started in September 2000, IPF is managed by its founding member, Cindy Buské. Cindy has extensive experience in the areas of fundraising strategy development, project planning, proposal writing, budget preparation, report writing and donor relationship management.

Hands-on Approach

Cindy’s hands-on approach with all clients is ably supported by a small team of administrative staff. She also has access to freelance fundraisers; monitoring and evaluation consultants and publicity and social media experts that specialise in the non-profit sector.

IPF prides itself in tailoring fundraising support solutions to meet the needs and budgets of different non-profits organisations. It works with established non-profits looking for long-term engagement or short-term support on a specific project; as well as with start-up organisations requiring guidance with how to move forward with fundraising.

Specialists in the Non-Profit Sector

During her years in the fundraising industry, Cindy has raised substantial funding for the non-profit sector and is highly respected for her skills and professionalism by both non-profit and donor institutions.

She is registered with the South African Institute of Fundraising and abides by the professional standards and ethics prescribed by the Institute.