With more than 5 decades of combined experience working with nonprofit organizations, our team can assist your organization with strategic planning, fundraising, marketing, or program development and evaluation.
Our mission is to help you achieve your mission. We're convinced that the work of nonprofit organizations is some of the most important work that is done around the world. We want to help you accomplish your work, to make you better and more efficient at it, and to help you become stronger.
Davis Nonprofit Consulting is a full-service fundraising practice which provides a broad array of development planning, tactical, and support services to large and small nonprofits which are tailored to your organization and constituency. Some examples of ways Davis NPC can assist you with your resource development needs include:
- Development Plans both short and long-term with specific, measurable benchmarks and timelines
- Development Audits to identify gaps or challenges to your fundraising success and help you position your organization to achieve greater fundraising success in the future
- Training and Coaching of key personnel such as staff, board, volunteers, Executive Directors, and Development Directors on effective asking
- Manuals, Policies & Procedures such as development of fundraising, marketing and communications manuals, policies, and procedures
- Corporate and Foundations Relations including development of sponsorship proposals and execution of sponsorship campaigns
- Major Gift Strategies including prospect research, prioritization, proposal development, and approach and cultivation strategies
- Peer-to-Peer fundraising campaign development and management
- Writing & Graphic Design to support fundraising and marketing. Development of communication strategies and materials to support your development efforts
- Special event planning and management
- Development office support including database development, and donor relations support.
- Grant Strategies including identification of prospects and proposal writing and development
Communications & Marketing
Improve your fundraising results and community awareness with our communications and marketing services. We can write and design newsletters, brochures, electronic newsletters, and fundraising campaign specific materials including:
- Case for support documents
- Annual Reports
- Save the Date announcements
- Pledge cards
- Newsletters & More
Event & Retreat Planning
Whether your event is a fundraising or program event, we can help you organize and execute your event. You can out-source to us all or part of an event.
Here is a sample of events that we can plan for you:
- Board or Staff Retreats
- Conferences & Symposiums
- Galas and Formal Events
- Silent Auctions
- Walks and 5 or 10K's
- Golf Tournaments
Board Governance & Development
- Strategic Planning: We provide strategic planning services, helping organizations to assess community needs, evaluate current programs, and discern their future directions. We can facilitate board retreats, prepare your strategic plan for dissemination, or otherwise help you with short-, medium-, and long-term planning.
- Board Training: We can assist you in helping your board members to understand the vital role of board leadership, can provide board orientation, or assistance with helping board members to overcome their fears of fundraising.
- Board Development: We can assist you with re-writing your mission, vision, values, bylaws, or committee descriptions.
- Board Operations: We can assist you with the preparation of essential board docs including management financial reports.
Grant Writing & Proposal Development
With more than $3 million in successful proposals written, the Davis NPC team can assist you with
- Identification and research of grant prospects
- Proposal development including the development of re-usable templates
- Grant budget development
- United Way applications
- Program Evaluation & Outcomes Measures
- Helping your organization become more "grant ready"