Below are some of the nonprofit prospect research consultants that we know and trust. 

 

The Helen Brown Group LLC

The Helen Brown Group provides prospect research, prospect management, due diligence, prospect identification, and data analytics consulting on retainer or as-needed. Our team of 20 consultants are industry leaders and talented information professionals who work in collaboration with you and your colleagues to help you achieve your fundraising goals based on reliable, ethically-sourced fundraising intelligence.

Services Offered
Retained (dedicated) prospect research consulting, A la carte profiles/reports, Fundraising analytics

Location(s)
Watertown, MA with remote offices across the US

 

 

*Barbara O’Reilly, CFRE

Barbara O’Reilly, CFRE, has more than twenty years of fundraising experience at major non-profit organizations including Harvard University, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Oxford University in England, and the American Red Cross. She has experience developing successful relationships between donors and non-profits through annual funds, capital campaigns, major gifts from high net-worth individuals and corporations, direct mail, and stewardship.

Services Offered
Assessments, Campaign feasibility studies, Development planning, Donor communications, Prospect research, Major gifts strategy, Donor stewardship, Board training, Staff coaching

Location(s)
Herndon, VA

 

 

 

*Gail Perry

nonprofit major gifts consultants

Gail Perry, MBA, CFRE is the best-selling author of Fired-Up Fundraising: Turn Board Passion into Action. Her passion-driven fundraising approach, developed over the past 22 years as a non-profit philanthropy expert, has helped organizations raise hundreds of millions in gifts and support.

Services Offered
Major gifts, Capital campaign, Prospect research, Board development

Location(s)
Chapel Hill, NC

 

 

Bentz Whaley Flessner

BWF is a full‐service fundraising consulting firm offering assistance with feasibility studies, assessments, analytics and predictive modeling, prospecting, donor relations, systems and operations, campaign planning, grateful patient programs, and interactive communications. Our collaborative approach brings together your insights with our experienced and diverse team to learn from each other, develop new ideas, and create customized, timely solutions.

Services Offered
Feasibility studies & assessments, Prospecting & donor relations, Training & development, Systems & information services, Campaign planning, Annual giving, Ongoing counsel

Location(s)
Minneapolis, MN | Washington, DC

 

 

 

Crane Fundraising Counsel

Ed Crane brings 35 years of nonprofit management and fundraising experience to a consulting practice that specializes in providing periodic counsel to small-and-medium-sized nonprofits that seek to establish a comprehensive development program, strengthen an existing fundraising operation or mount a capital campaign.

Services Offered
Strategic thinking, Development plans, Capital campaigns, Special events, Prospect research, Major gifts, Proposals

Location(s)
Oklahoma City, OK

 

 

Eden Plus LLC

For over a decade we have partnered with organizations to sow and grow missions and ideas. We turn seeds into gardens. We offer nonprofit organizations from world-class hospitals to after school programs educational opportunities, planning tools, and direct support as they grow and flourish.

Services Offered
Feasibility studies, Campaign management, Board training, Data analytics & prospect research, Development plans & assessment

Location(s)
Des Moines, IA

 

 

 

LAPA Fundraising

For over 25 years, LAPA has provided high-level fundraising counsel to leading nonprofits. LAPA specializes in campaign, grants, and planning services. They are an industry leader in wealth research and provide the implementation strategies that turn data into revenue. LAPA publishes a report card annually with their client’s return on investment, which you can find here.

Services Offered
Campaigns, Major gifts, Annual fund, Private & government grants, Prospect research, Feasibility & planning studies, Development audits, Coaching & training

Location(s)
Riverdale, NY | Washington, D.C.

 

 

 

Purpose Consulting, LLC

With more than 20 years of experience, Lisa Antonelli specializes in helping nonprofit organizations achieve their fundraising and messaging goals. She helps nonprofit organizations fulfill their purpose by building development programs and sustainable revenue streams. She lives near Oklahoma City with her husband, two energetic boys and one spoiled dog.

Services Offered
Strategic planning, Grants, Copywriting, Prospect research, Executive coaching, Donor management selection, Project management

Location(s)
Edmond, OK

 

 

 

Ravela Insights

Ravela provides nonprofit database management tools and fundraising analytics to empower fundraisers and leadership to make data-driven decisions.

Services Offered
Insights for fundraising, databases, and prospects

Location(s)
Bellevue, WA

 

RBW Strategy, LLC

Rachel Werner is the Owner and CEO of RBW Strategy, a women-owned consulting firm located in the Washington, DC Metro area. Since 2003, she’s been writing grants and managing large-scale projects in the non-profit, government, and corporate sectors. Rachel Werner has sat on both sides of the proposal writing desk for multiple industries.

Services Offered
Prospect research, Grant writing, Grant review, Grants management

Location(s)
Rockville, MD

 

Rise360 Consulting

Rise360 Consulting has more than 15 years of experience working with nonprofit organizations. She has worked with Rotary International, the Texas Restaurant Association, United States Tennis Association, and more. As a career nonprofit executive, Heather learned firsthand what motivates donors to support a cause and is providing her clients with proven “start to finish” solutions. She specializes in leading organizations to create and reach realistic and innovative development goals through effective storytelling. 

Services Offered
Assessments, Campaign management, Feasibility studies, Development planning, Accounting infrastructure, Annual giving campaigns, Prospect research, Major gifts strategy, Board management, Development strategies & infrastructure, Planned giving strategies, Collateral/website design

Location(s)
Dallas, Texas | Sante Fe, NM

 

 

 

 

 

Schoolhouse Partners

Schoolhouse Partners is a service company providing resources and solutions to its clients in the areas of grant funding, prospect research, and proposal writing

Services Offered
Grant funding, Prospect research, Proposal writing

Location(s)
West Lafayette, IN

 

 

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