We support strategic fundraising, development planning, and operations to ensure you have the resources needed to achieve your mission.
Our team can help you identify your highest leverage fundraising opportunities, build short and long-term strategies to ensure ongoing organizational success, or mitigate funding gaps, and provide targeted, tactical support to meet your fundraising needs.
Some examples of our suite of services include:
Strategic Fundraising Plans
Support building fundraising boards
Capital campaign support
Grant research writing
Building donor lists
OUR FUNDRAISING PLATFORM
The Case for Support
We create or update your case-for-support. This way, you have a foundational set of materials to guide all asks.
We build or update your weighted pipeline, clarifying annual goals and potential gaps driven by market-based probabilities. The outcome is a dynamic dashboard illustrating where you are at all times.
Funder and Partnership Development
We create lists of best-fit funders and partners based on your mission, geography, and funding goals. We also coach you through executing the ask to ensure you have the tools to win funds when the time comes.
We give you job descriptions and recruitment strategies for ensuring the correct people are at the table, and coaching to ensure your Board are executing their fundraising responsibilities with tact and efficiency.
Fundraising Strategic Planning
We facilitate workshops that clarify who you are, what you do, and how you will raise the cash flow needed to operate on an ongoing basis. These goals and activities are foundational to your org-wide strategic plan.
Development Staff Research
We find you the most effective fundraisers in the market through our search platform.
The Stronger Advantage
We’re Playing Chess.
We tell you what you need to hear, not what you want to hear.
Our staff are analytically and quantitatively advanced with experience at top-tier consulting firms.
Our staff are former teachers, administrators, and non-profit executives. We know the work because we’ve done the work.
We are with you for the long-haul, including implementation phases.
Our insights derive from time-tested protocols and consultancies. You’ll never wonder where we’re headed or why.
How We Work
Stronger Consulting is a mission-driven education consulting firm. We partner with you to develop the strategies, tactics, and tools necessary to build a reliable and consistently successful fundraising capability. While our team can do all of the work for you, we can also strengthen your internal capacity to run your “fundraising shop” so you can reach organizational sustainability faster and with more certainty.
Evaluate Your Fundraising Preparedness
As a partner in your organization’s success, the team at Stronger Consulting has created this fundraising quiz to help you assess where you are in your fundraising evolution, and determine how close you are to excellence across several important areas.
Our Fundraising Approach
Operational plan to leave no stone unturned
We clarify a specific, observable path forward so that you know exactly who has what by when to meet your goals.
Pipeline dashboard and analytics
We work to build or polish your weighted pipeline, leveraging best-in-class sales practices to chunk out your path forward.
Focus on fundamentals
We revisit fundamental activities including renewals, upgrades, and campaign material creation to establish a strong foundation.
We approach our work with the following principles:
We provide a client-driven process, rather than relying on “ready-made” programs.
We are a partner, committed to building the capacity of your organization.
We value real-time feedback and make adjustments to our services as needed.
We believe that the ultimate success of this work lies in its long-term sustainability.
Why We Do What We Do
Building and Sustaining Opportunities for Young People
The Stronger Consulting team strives to create and support inclusive, equity-focused organizations filled with individuals from diverse communities who are committed to building strong non-profit organizations. We believe that by providing you and your team with effective fundraising strategies, development team coaching, and targeted and customized fundraising resources, we can help you achieve your mission of creating exceptional outcomes for all children, families, teachers and leaders.