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hansenhenley.com
Phone: 952-837-6225 / 612-910-9950 (direct)

Twin Cities, State, Regional and National philanthropic consulting services, specializing in major gift campaigns – capital, endowment and comprehensive campaigns. Hansen Henley Yoder & Lamb is a full service, registered fundraising firm providing campaign consulting, analysis, feasibility studies, Case for Support development, annual fund assessments and recommendations, board/volunteer/staff training and development and Planned Giving program development. Services also include cause-related marketing, sponsorships, events and grantwriting. In addition, Hansen Henley Yoder & Lamb consults with corporations, foundations and individuals to establish grantmaking programs and to develop philanthropic giving priorities and guidelines. We provide Executive Search and placement in all areas of fundraising and philanthropy.

Services: Annual Funds, Boards, Capital Campaigns, Direct Mail, Endowment, Governmental Funding, Grant Writing, Internet, Major Gifts, Management, Organizational Capacity, Membership, Planned Giving, Planning, Prospect Research, Special Events

Expertise: Arts/Cultural/Humanities, Education, Environment/Conservation, Health, Human Services, Public/Society Benefit, Religion, Other



cohentaylor.com/
Phone: 612.354.5760

CohenTaylor is comprised of industry experts with a passion for finding talent who share your organization’s values and mission. What we do is both a science and an art. Our team uses proven research tools to creatively recruit a diverse set of qualified candidates. However, what looks good on paper may not be great in person. Finding the right cultural fit is as critical as spotting skills and experience. In addition to search, we can help your organization with succession planning, new hire integration, and leadership development.

Services: Board Development, Executive Search, Management, Organizational Capacity, Other

Expertise: Arts/Cultural/Humanities, Education, Health, Human Services, Public/Society Benefit, Religion



dapaempowerment.com
Phone: 612-782-0604 / cell: 612-716-8975

D.A. Petersen Associates, Inc. (DAPA)’s mission is “to help people and organizations become as much as they can be.” We utilize over 750 competent associates with all human and financial, public relations, marketing, planning and full service development activities to meet the client’s objectives.

Services: Annual Funds, Board Development, Capital Campaigns, Direct Mail, Endowment, Governmental Funding, Grant Writing, Internet, Major Gifts, Management, Organizational Capacity, Planned Giving, Planning, Prospect Research, Special Events, Technical/Systems, Other

Expertise: Arts/Cultural/Humanities, Education, Environment/Conservation, Health, Human Services, Public/Society Benefit, Religion, Other



hachristopherson-assoc.com
Phone: (612) 730-6560

Guiding nonprofits & small businesses to create and achieve their fundraising and philanthropic goals.

  • Annual Fund Planning and Appeals
  • Development Audits
  • Major Gift Pipelines
  • Donor Communications, Content Strategy and Writing
  • Advancement Planning with Your Board
  • Creating a Culture of Philanthropy
  • Stewardship Plans
  • Corporate Sponsorships

Services: Annual Funds, Board Development, Direct Mail, Grant Writing, Management, Organizational Capacity, Planning, Special Events



Phone: 763-300-9157

Experienced Professional with a demonstrated history of working in for profit and nonprofit organizations. Strong fundraising experience having served as the AVP in a higher education setting and as the VP for Development at a local non-profit arts organization. Skilled in strategy and message development, team building and management, public relations, event management, fundraising, and media relations.

Services: Annual Funds, Capital Campaigns, Direct Mail, Major Gifts, Management, Membership, Organizational Capacity, Planning, Special Events, Other

Expertise: Arts/Cultural/Humanities, Education, Religion



mgifundraising.com
Phone: 800-387-9840 / direct 612-801-5149

MGI is a full service fund-raising and communications consulting firm operating across North America. We have helped over 1500 institutions raise over two billion dollars in capital and endowment campaigns, while anticipating, managing, and responding effectively to the challenge of the philanthropic marketplace. For over two decades MGI has helped not-for-profit organizations build productive, lasting partnerships between those who support the institution and those who guide it, those who benefit and those who serve, those who do the work and those who spread the word. The experience and resources of the firm have been employed by a variety of clients partnering to uncover new ways to advance the institutions philanthropic mission.

Services: Annual Funds, Boards, Capital Campaigns, Communications, Endowment, Major Gifts, Management, Organizational Capacity, Other

Expertise: Arts/Cultural/Humanities, Education, Environment/Conservation, Health, Human Services, Public/Society Benefit, Religion, Other



Phone: 952-831-7840

Within comprehensive fundraising consulting services, we specialize in assisting organizations and institutions in preparing for and executing small to medium size campaigns. We therefore conduct and/or provide development audits, feasibility studies, campaign planning and management, campaign counsel and post-campaign transition studies.

Services: Annual Funds, Board Development, Capital Campaigns, Endowment, Major Gifts, Management, Organizational Capacity, Planned Giving, Planning, Prospect Research

Expertise: Arts/Cultural/Humanities, Education, Environment/Conservation, Health, Human Services, Public/Society Benefit, Religion



juleswrites.com
Phone: (504) 906-5282

I create communications strategies and write donor materials that ensure your donors connect with the amazing work you do — and most importantly, help you raise more money. I have helped organizations just like yours raise 20%, 30%, even 40% more money — all while connecting with donors better than ever before. Are you ready to take your donor communications to the next level?

Services: Annual Funds, Direct Mail, Membership, Planned Giving, Special Events, Technical/Systems, Other

Expertise: Arts/Cultural/Humanities, Education, Human Services, Public/Society Benefit



ignitedfundraising.com
Phone: 952-949-2105

Lori L. Jacobwith is a nationally-recognized master storyteller and fundraising culture change expert. Lori has delivered coaching and training sessions that have helped nonprofit organizations raise nearly $300 million dollars from individual donors. Her proven strategies & tools teach staff and board members to share their stories powerfully and effectively. Lori holds a BA from the University of Minnesota, and has additional training from Indiana University’s Fund Raising School.

Expertise: Arts/Cultural/Humanities, Education, Environment/Conservation, Health, Human Services, Public/Society Benefit, Religion, Other



markdavyassoc.com
Phone: 952-929-0444

Services: Annual Funds, Boards, Capital Campaigns,

Endowment, Major Gifts, Management, Organizational Capacity, Membership, Planned Giving, Planning

Expertise: Education, Health, Human Services, Religion



Phone: 612-825-0735

Specialize in work with small to medium size nonprofit organizations. Experience in local, national and international fund raising. Awards: AFP Minnesota Chapter Outstanding Professional Fundraiser of the Year – 2002, AFP International Outstanding Fundraising Executive Award – 2003

Services: Annual Funds, Boards, Capital Campaigns, Endowment, Major Gifts, Management, Organizational Capacity, Planning, Other

Expertise: Arts/Cultural/Humanities, Education, Environment/Conservation, Health, Human Services, Public/Society Benefit, Religion, Other



sectorsynergies.com
Phone: 612.250.9510

Since 2009, Nancy Sabin has provided technical assistance and facilitation to help nonprofits, foundations and government crime victim agencies effectively grow. Prior to 2009, Nancy’s eight years of experience as an Executive Director of Jacob Wetterling Resource Center gave her in-depth experience of how hard it is to grow and survive, for nonprofits under $1 million in operating revenue. Special areas of expertise include: founder-related roles/needs, board development, earned-income strategies, fundraising diversification and youth-related wellness and abuse. Additional Services Include: Organizational Capacity Assessment/Development, Fundraising Strategies, Program Design/Development/Outcomes, Grant Solicitation/Development/Management, Governmental Funding, Volunteer Management and Special Events.

Services: Annual Funds, Board Development, Governmental Funding, Grant Writing, Management, Organizational Capacity, Special Events, Technical/Systems, Other

Expertise: Public/Society Benefit, Other



kaulconsulting.net
Phone: 651-308-0747

Services: Annual Funds, Grant Writing, Prospect Research



turnkeydirect.net
Phone: 952-401-3383

17 years of exclusive service to charities & hundreds of millions of dollars in gifts. Donor acquisition and cultivation expertise. Appeal package design, letter content, & donor prospect lists. Using the latest in print and database technologies with best practices to maximize response. Segmenting, Versioning, & Personalization that unleashes the power of the database and maximizes return on investment.

Services: Annual Funds, Capital Campaigns, Direct Mail, Major Gifts, Membership, Planned Giving, Planning, Prospect Research, Other

Expertise: Arts/Cultural/Humanities, Education, Environment/Conservation, Faith-based, Health, Human Services, Public/Society Benefit



foxadvancement.com
Phone: 612-278-7155

Fox Advancement specializes in grant writing and capital campaign services. Since 1998, Fox Advancement has worked in partnership with hundreds of nonprofits, securing critical funds that achieve transformational results. Fox Advancement’s 2020 grants win rate is 64%. Call us now for a free consultation.

Services: Annual Funds, Board Development, Capital Campaigns, Communications, Direct Mail, Endowment, Governmental Funding, Grant Writing, Major Gifts, Management, Organizational Capacity, Planned Giving, Prospect Research

Expertise: Arts/Cultural/Humanities, Education, Environment/Conservation, Health, Human Services, Public/Society Benefit, Religion, Other



triciawrightconsulting.com
Phone: (612) 306-9000

I help organizations grow and achieve long-term sustainability. I provide a full range of fundraising and strategic consulting services, including helping you to: *Grow fundraising to meet capital or annual needs *Diversify and grow revenue streams *Research and define your strategy and execute your goals As a mission-driven leader with over a decade of experience working in the nonprofit sector and an MBA, I speak the languages of both mission and business to help you maximize your impact. For more information, visit my website: triciawrightconsulting.com

Services: Annual Funds, Board Development, Capital Campaigns, Endowment, Grant Writing, Major Gifts, Management, Membership, Organizational Capacity, Planning, Technical/Systems

Expertise: Arts/Cultural/Humanities, Education, Environment/Conservation, Health, Human Services, Public/Society Benefit, Religion, Other