Fundraising | Management | Training
Consulting services for the not-for-profit community
What we do.
As a consulting & management firm serving not-for-profit (NFP) organizations, o 2 joy offers ad hoc and complete end-to-end solutions for fundraising, training and management needs.
Wednesday June 19 "Linkedin for not-for-profits made easy"
Wednesday July 17 "Build your not-for-profit using a marketing approach"
For more information and to register, please click on the workshops tab at the top of this page.
May 22 2013. Our founder and president, Joy Stephens, is working with the South African community based in Seattle to create a not-for-profit organization serving immigrant and ex-pat groups. Three divisions are being proposed: one for business men and women, the second for those wishing to socialize and the third for philanthropists. To date there's been two organizing meetings. The third is planned for Tuesday June 17th from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.
For more information or to be a part of the group, write to joy at firstname.lastname@example.org or (425) 653-1575.
Mar 6 2013. We were honored to host the South African Ambassador to the U.S. Ebrahim Rasool on his visit to Seattle. Meetings included trips to Microsoft, Starbucks, Seattle Chamber of Commerce and African Chamber of Commerce. The day ended with an evening reception for the South African born community then a private small dinner.
Feb 21, 2013. We are pleased to announce that o 2 joy has been awarded the contract to manage Canadian Friends of South Africa (CFOSA), a not-for-profit organization based in Vancouver, Canada. In conjunction with its board, we will provide all services necessary to ensure its growth and sustainability.
CFOSA's mission is to bring its members the best in cultural experiences, cherished traditions and business development opportunities that South Africa & Canada offers.
November 29, 2012. Met with a producer of documentaries and news stories, Hilde Webber and her partner Cyndi Ulrich. These subject matter experts along with our training team, is building our newest workshop "YouTube for Not-for-Profits made easy."
September 24, 2012. We are delighted towelcome Dorianne Berry to our team. Dorianne has a rich background in journalism, print/radio/television broadcasting and public relations. Her role at o 2 joy will be to assist our clients as they strive to create awareness of their nonprofits and their events.
July 30 , 2012 Our client, Canadian Friends of South Africa (CFOSA) will be hosting its 3rd Annual Dinner Dance Fundraiser in Vancovuer, Canada on Saturday September 15th starting at 6:00 pm. We have an authentic South African dinner, a live band, silent auction, cash bar, door prizes, VIP guests and lots more.
June 16, 2012. Today marks the inaugural Dance Party Benefit for our client Sickle Cell Fund for Families in Need (SCFFN). www.scffn.org.
A special thank you to John Saunders for being our corporate sponsor. His generous donation helped off set some of the costs. Thanks also go out to KALIMBA BAND for providing the entertainment & dance music and Rob Holland for being our VIP guest.
A trip for two to Maui is being raffled - airfare and $250 toward accomodation. Thank you to Joy Stephens for donating the airline tickets and Mr. & Mrs Gary Gadsen for their donation which helps toward the accomodation expenses. The lucky winner is Rachel Sparrow of Bothel, WA.
This event is being held in collaboration with Metropolitan Seattle Sickle Cell Task Force. For more info, visit www.scffn.org, write email@example.com or call (425) 301-1007.
May 3, 2012. This month, Joy Stephens will be a guest lecturer at the Univeristy of Washington, Seattle where she will deliver a class on marketing your nonprofit. The university offers a certificate program in Fundraising Management and Nonprofit Leadership.
February 20, 2012.Joy Stephens, president and founder, has been re-elected to the board of Sickle Cell Fund for Families in Need. Serving as the board chair, Joy will serve a 2-year term.
February 15, 2012. Our president, Joy Stephens was the featured guest on radio KKNW 1150 am today from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm with host Kim Arellano. The program will be available as a podcast shortly.
Jan 28, 2012. We are pleased to announce that Debora Sweet will join our team as our graphics and marketing team lead. She will be redesigning pamphlets and other marketing collateral for our key clients. Debora recently moved to Seattle from the mid west and is settling into her new home nicely. Welcome aboard Debora!!
December 23, 2011. Beginning in the new year, o 2 joy will expand its workshop offerings. In addition to the comprehensive in-depth five-hour workshops, the company will offer mini workshops concentrating on single specific topics. These mini classes will be two hours long. Rounding out the education programs will be free sessions dealing primarily with board development and professional enrichment.
June 10, 2011 Joy Stephens has been elected to the Northwest Development Officers Association (NDOA) board. She will serve two three-year terms.
June 8, 2011 Appearing on 1150 am KKNW, Joy Stephens discussed the fundamentals of starting and sustaining a nonprofit. These same ideas are the core ingredients of the firm's workshop of the same title.
June 2010 Our founder, Joy Stephens is featured on Movie Monday's, a free video that is published each Monday highlighting the best practices of fundraising professionals. Copy and paste the link below to watch the video.
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