Frequently Asked

Q 1. What does JDC do?

Joint Development Collective assists brands, social enterprises, and nonprofits in producing engaging strategies and campaigns to elevate their missions through the customized integration of Fundraising Communications, Brand Development, and Marketing.

Q 2. Who does JDC work with?

A. We work with nonprofit organizations, social entrepreneurs, educational institutions, incubators, startups, small businesses, and anyone interested in creating lasting social change. 

Q 3. Does JDC provide services in other languages?

A. Our team is widely multicultural and multilingual. Other than English, our members speak fluent Italian, Spanish, and Dutch, with an essential understanding of French. 

Q 4. How much time does JDC need to deliver projects?

A. Project timelines vary from project to project. This is because our team integrates Fundraising, Branding & Marketing to ensure success of customized solutions to meet client-specific needs. 

Typically, we request a minimum time period of 8 weeks. For Design or Brand-centred projects, we request a minimum time period of 6 weeks. 

Q 5. How are JDC's fees for fundraising communications services?

Our service fees range on average between $2,500 - $5,000+ HST (CAD), with minimum investment starting at $1,000 + HST (CAD). JDC service fees will vary from project to project depending on client-specific needs.

Q 6. How much does JDC charge for its coaching services?

Our coaching packages start at $399 + HST (CAD). To learn more, please email us at 

Q 7. Does the JDC team work on commission?

Unfortunately, we don't. As a Fundraising Communications agency, we comply with the Association of Fundraising Professionals' Code of Conduct, which considers percentage-based compensation to be a violation of members' code of conduct.

Q 8. Does JDC offer retainer packages and fees?

Yes, we do! Our retainers start at a minimum of $1,500 + HST (CAD) per month with an expected commitment of six months. To learn more about our retainer fees, please mail us at 

Q 9. Does JDC accept ‘rush’ projects?

We accept rush projects in the area of Design with discretion of our Creative Partner, Maria Pineros. Rush projects require a minimum of 4 weeks and are subject to a 50% rush fee. 

Unfortunately, we do not accept rush fees for Fundraising Communications, Branding, and Marketing projects.

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