Build your fundraising capacity
with a tailored plan.
We’re committed to transforming your fundraising operation with strategic counsel and tailored solutions that build capacity, open new opportunities, and achieve the growth you need to fuel your mission.
Working closely as your partner, we bring our knowledge and experience in nonprofit business models, donor intelligence, and proven fundraising strategies to define a comprehensive actionable path forward.
We’ll help you focus on strategies that create long-term impact, such as better giving options for donors, new sources of unrestricted revenue, and strategies to tap the intergenerational transfer of wealth in our country.
Comprehensive nonprofit fundraising consulting delivered by a team with decades of experience.
We partner with stakeholders within your organization to create strategic plans and fundraising plans that chart the course for ambitious growth. We provide the necessary tools, guidance, and thought leadership to facilitate the planning process.
Board & Leadership Development
We help build the board and the senior team to lead your organization into the future through one-on-one and group training, assessments of board performance, and counsel on board structure, succession planning, and compensation levels.
Major Gifts Fundraising
We take the guesswork out of fundraising by creating customized fundraising strategies that deliver results. Our team of experts provide services ranging from campaign management, major gift solicitation strategies for foundations, individuals and corporations, and donor and prospect research.
We conceptualize and launch planned giving societies to engage and cultivate donors, and to provide additional long-term funding streams. We develop the message, engage the staff and board, create a launch plan, and craft the communications pieces.
We help nonprofits craft a compelling case for support, write grant proposals that get results, sharpen direct mail solicitations and online giving copy, prepare impact and annual reports, and develop executable strategic communications plans that cultivate donors.
We align systems and staffing to support your fundraising efforts, evaluate and improve databases, conduct organizational reviews, prepare staffing plans, and remove the internal roadblocks that may be hindering your growth.
ACF Nonprofit Partner: Tips and information on ways strategic counsel can impact your nonprofit.
Major gifts often come from so-called megadonors. What does the emergence of this new class of donor mean for nonprofits? How – and should – your nonprofit shift to accommodate and embrace this reality?May 17, 2019 in Foundations
People tend to fall into fundraising from other professions. But that’s no reason to ignore your professional development. Fundraising is a discipline like any other, and requires continued attainment of essential knowledge and skills.April 8, 2019 in Fundraising