Founding Member, Together Group of Companies
A highly sought after authority on fundraising growth for nonprofit organizations, Arfat has developed systems and solutions recognized now as industry standards for excellence.
Arfat’s hallmark lies in helping organizations develop sustainable high-leverage, high-return fundraising programs that are strategic, growth-oriented, and donor-focused. His simple yet systematic approach is highly effective in virtually any size market and for any size institution. Since 2002, Arfat has successfully shared his system with dozens of organizations across the country, to strengthen their philanthropic core. These partnerships include largest of the health institutions in the country along with one of the leading business schools.
As Founder & CEO of Together, his own resource mobilization consultancy, Arfat has assembled and leads an extraordinary team of consultants and support professionals who coach clients using his set of principles. Careful planning and execution strategies — based on a combination of momentum, velocity, and leverage — are used to deliver predictably high-return contributed financial growth. Above all, Arfat and his team coach organizations to achieve this growth regardless of community, organization or economic conditions.
To date more than 40 organizations that change lives, have had transformational impact through his expertise. He helped them create a donor-focused culture through the use of resource development & fundraising “best practices” and proactive & strategic counsel. He is credited with the establishment and heading of Resource Development Department at Karachi School for Business & Leadership (KSBL) – an affiliation of University of Cambridge, London.