FRONTIER – Good for Charities

Frontier’s mission is to bring efficient and effective direct-response fundraising to charities across Canada. Founded in late 2010, today Frontier has a dozen employees and over $1.3M in annual revenue with clients in Victoria, Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary, Mississauga and Montreal.

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
  • Annual reports
  • Brand style guides, and graphic standards manuals
  • Newsletters, letterhead, envelopes, business cards

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

Ben Johnson
Executive Director

Zach Bulick

Zach Bulick
Creative Director

Heath Johns

Heath Johns
Technical Director

Sarah Blezy

Sarah Blézy
Operations Manager

Sarah Krzymowski

Sarah Krzymowski
Client Success Specialist

Anna King

Anna King
Marketing Strategist

Mariam Ghani

Mariam Ghani
Marketing Strategist

Simone Littledale

Simone Littledale
Digital Coordinator

Sophie Wooding

Sophie Wooding
Content Coord. & Writer

Nick Tassell

Nick Tassell

Henry Finston Perry

Henry Finston Perry
Junior Programmer

Amy Brendon

Amy Brendon
Junior Designer

Laura Lapadat

Laura Lapadat
Digital Marketing Asst.

What our clients say

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

Keep in Touch

201-2612 Bridge Street,
Victoria, BC V8T 4S9


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