Your mission is always our top priority.

For more than twenty years, we’ve helped all kinds of nonprofit organizations grow and become stronger, despite challenges that may have seemed insurmountable. We’ve had the privilege of serving worthy and diverse causes, raising millions for their important work, or helping them strategically focus their grantmaking to achieve greater impact.

 

Some of the many causes we have served include:

  • Social Science Research
  • Medical Research and Vaccine Research
  • Youth Development Programs
  • Higher Education Scholarship
  • After School Programs
  • Mentoring Programs
  • Human Rights & Social Justice
  • Public Health
  • Immigration Reform
  • Women’s Health Issues
  • Aging Issues and Elder Advocacy
  • Poverty & Hunger Alleviation
  • Workforce Development
  • Community Development
  • Housing & Homelessness
  • HIV/AIDS Services
  • LGBTQ Advocacy
  • Addiction and Recovery Services
  • Music, Theater & the Performing Arts

CONTACT US to discuss your mission and current needs, or take a moment to learn more about WHAT’S NEW.

We are dedicated helping our clients improve.

We are committed to formulating simple, customized, and economical solutions to increase impact in the nonprofit sector. The following are some examples of the solutions-focused work we have undertaken in service to our client’s missions:

 

Belmont Childcare Association
Board Assessment and Capacity-Building; surveyed and interviewed board members; formulated recommendations to improve governance, fundraising, diversity and planning; provided Fundraising Capacity-Building, prospect reserach, and revenue diversification strategies.

Hetrick-Martin Institute
Provided leadership continuity as Interim Chief Development Officer, and managed CDO Search. Provided a continuum of transitional support. Oversaw staffing restructure, maximized fundraising, and streamlined systems. Coached staff and facilitated a strategic development retreat.

PENCIL
Served as Interim Vice President,  providing critical continuity during a national search process; enhanced existing fundraising work plans; provided staff Capacity-Building and Coaching; and planned and executed a successful 20th Anniversary Gala that exceeded its goal.

National Working Positive Coalition
Provided Executive Leadership Coaching and Capacity Building for this National Coalition; Guided fundraising efforts; created and implemented tracking systems for moves management; and crafted solicitation strategies to underwrite a large national convening conference in DC.

Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund
Board Engagement Assessment and Capacity-Building; clarified roles and fundraising expectations; offered Committee Structure recommendations; provided Coaching and Capacity-Building for Leadership and staff, and crafted a Strategic Fundraising Plan to optimize and diversify revenue.

BOOM! Health
Provided Capacity Building for this social service agency; identified prospective supporters of education and health programs for young women and girls; created detailed profiles and solicitation strategies for top funder prospects; and wrote a report to engage Board in outreach.

Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders
Engaged as Interim Director of Advancement for this National Advocacy Organization for LGBTQ elders. Managed funder relations, stewardship; and proposal and report production; Formulated recommendations to streamline internal systems and grants management functions.

Queer & Sober New York
Assisted a nascent, LGBTQ addiction- recovery organization secure a Fiscal Sponsor while its 501(c)3 was pending; created compelling cases for funding and solicitation strategies, provided ongoing  fundraising consultation.

Gay Men’s Health Crisis
Engaged as Interim Managing Director of Development,  Communications, and Marketing, during a period of upheaval and transition; increased revenue improved donor retention; launched new planned giving program; and designed and facilitated a strategic staff retreat.

Stonewall Community Foundation
Served LGBT Community Foundation by creating RFPs for grant rounds; chaired Grants Selection Committee; convened a Corporate Outreach Task Force to increase corporate engagement levels; prepared report and presented findings and implementation strategies.

Lower Eastside Tenement Museum
Analyzed issues related to unmet demand for museum tours; analyzed data, proposed new tour models, schedules, and pricing to ramp up tour supply to meet demand; and presented findings to Board and Executive Leadership.

 

Please read our CLIENT TESTIMONIALS to hear from those we have helped with strategic fundraising and philanthropy solutions.