Fundraising, Comprehensive Campaigns and Capacity Building

“Is the rich world aware of how four billion of the six billion live? If we were aware, we would want to help out; we’d want to get involved.”
Bill Gates

“It’s not just about being able to write a check.
It’s being able to touch somebody’s life.”

Oprah Winfrey

Services Available:

  • Feasibility and benchmarking studies
  • Campaign planning and ongoing campaign counsel
  • Establishment of institutional fundraising priorities
  • Evaluation of organizational structure, culture and effectiveness
  • Objective evaluation of fundraising team members
  • Training, coaching and mentoring of fundraising team members
  • Comprehensive plans for advancement programs
  • Campaign and fundraising program budget development
  • Direction in managing dynamic change to achieve exciting opportunities
  • Internal assessments (fundraising program audits) of overall fundraising programs or specific functions such as:
    • major gifts
    • planned giving
    • annual fund
    • corporate and foundation giving
    • communications
    • advancement services
    • information systems
    • research
    • special events
    • donor stewardship
    • gifts-in-kind
    • donor recognition societies
    • direct mail, tele-funds and online giving
  • Create and Maintain a Major Gifts Culture such as:
    • Creation and growth of major gift and planned giving programs
    • Assessment of existing major gift and planned giving programs
    • Identification of the necessary elements to create, grow and maintain a major gifts culture
    • Engagement of your president/CEO, senior managers and leading volunteers to build your major gifts culture at nonprofits
    • Maintenance of best practices to ensure a major gifts culture that clearly outlines responsibilities and accountability for all fundraisers
    • Development and execution of prospect management strategies to identify, cultivate and steward major and planned giving prospects/donors
    • Coordination with Board members and leading volunteers to optimize their involvement in major gifts fundraising