Who is Frontier?

Frontier is a strategy firm with a vision to strengthen the cause-based world through efficient and effective fundraising best practices. We are a small, dedicated team of technically savvy individuals with a growing roster of happy clients. Our focus is strategic, digital, and data-driven, as we set about to guide, advise, or decide on the next steps towards a path that leads to sustainable, and significant, funds. Practically speaking, we create print and online fundraising campaigns, websites, and databases.

Our Focus

This is our raison d'être. If you engage us to do anything, it would be to have Ben meet you and your organization and observe the issues at hand. With a clear sense of your current state and an understanding of your development goals, we create a comprehensive plan that will assist you in achieving strong, measurable growth.

Strategy Examples
  • Organizational communications and technology evaluation
  • Generate new fundraising messaging and strategy
  • Brand and public relations review and recommendations
  • Multi-year business planning, forecasting, and executing
Case Studies

Since 2008, Heath and Ben have been a digital duo, building websites and executing online advertising campaigns that deliver substantial results. In 2009 we embraced email marketing and fell in love with WordPress. By embracing the web, our clients have raised nearly $5 million. If you're interested in making an impact online, we can help with that.

Digital Examples
  • Web design and development
  • Donation systems
  • Ad campaigns
  • Email marketing
  • Social media messaging
See Recent Work

Why does such a digital-first agency as Frontier focus on print? Firstly, the physical world isn't going away. But most importantly, as much as the web generates results, print often drives the biggest impact to your organization. A well executed strategy can revive old direct mail programs or start them with immediately measurable success.

Print Examples
  • Design and execute direct-response campaigns
  • Corporate brochures, annual reports
  • Brand style guides, and graphic standards manuals
  • Newsletters, letterhead, envelopes, business cards
See Samples

It turns out that most organizations have a wealth of free knowledge, just sitting in their databases, often untouched. Well managed data can determine success from failure in marketing campaigns, or provide insights for future campaigns. We use our well-honed skills to with databases and online analytics to provide insightful reports for strategy-setting and campaign tracking.

Data Examples
  • Analyze database data, present insights as a dashboard
  • web, AdWords, and email analytics monitoring
  • A/B testings on web & email
  • install web-based database (SalesForce)
View Sample Dashboard

The Frontier Team

Benjamin Johnson

Benjamin Johnson
Lead Consultant

Derek Weiss

Derek Weiss
Senior Consultant

Emily Cheevers

Emily Cheevers

Anna Li

Anna Li

Luke Taylor

Luke Taylor
Art Director

Heath Johns

Heath Johns
Tech & Data Specialist

Zach Bulick

Zach Bulick


Mario Davcevski
Web Developer


Tony Tsao
SalesForce Developer


Georgi Velkovski
Project Manager


Don Manning
Éminence Grise

Happy Clients

Chris Mah

Frontier has become a valued partner with Union Gospel Mission, where both staff are highly integrated on projects to deliver results with high ROI. Ben and his team have helped UGM be leaders in digital and online fundraising. And I personally value Ben as a thought leader with whom I can discuss marketing and strategy to find "that next million dollars".

- Chris Mah, Manager of the Annual Fund, UGM

Al Tysick

When the Dandelion Society reached out for expertise, Frontier was there. Their team helped with branding, newsletters and appeals, and a website redesign. Within a matter of months we saw healthy results in every area: increased revenues, clarity in communication, and profile in Victoria media.

- Al Tysick, Executive Director, Dandelion Society

- Our Current Roster -

Keep in Touch

B2-1284 Gladstone Ave,
Victoria, BC V8T 1G6


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