About Us

Benevon was founded in 1996 by Terry Axelrod, a professional fundraiser and social worker who committed herself to teaching others her proven, successful model for fundraising. She designed the Benevon Model for Sustainable Funding after working for more than twenty-five years in the nonprofit sector.

Since then, more than 4,500 teams from organizations of all types and sizes have demonstrated that the Benevon Model for non profit fundraising can provide an effective pathway to financial sustainability.

The day-to-day operations of Benevon as an organization are structured around the same model taught in our two-day workshops, with a focus on building lasting relationships with the nonprofit organizations served.

  • The Benevon Story: The origins of Benevon as told by founder Terry Axelrod.
  • Who We Are: Meet our highly trained instructors, coaches, and dedicated staff.
  • Benevon Name and Logo Story: What's in a name? Learn more about the Benevon name and logo.
  • Benevon Brochures: Download our informational brochures with details about our programs and services.
  • Press Resources: A brief summary of Benevon's mission, services, and other essential information for the press.
  • Partner Affiliates: Organizations whose work complements the work of Benevon to create non profit sustainability.

Contact Benevon today to learn how Benevon can help your non-profit cultivate donor relationships and achieve financial sustainability.



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