Advance Talent Solutions
1 Gateway Center, Suite 2600
Newark, New Jersey 07102
Contact Name: Aquila Leon-Soon
Tel: (646) 470-0430

The mission of Advance Talent Solutions is to help our partners in the public, nonprofit, and business sectors by developing and executing innovative approaches to meet their organizational capacity needs. With our organizational consulting services, our goal is to improve our client's operations and service delivery while achieving a sustainable impact for all stakeholders.

The Advance Approach is simple but robust: Deliver a multi-prong consulting solution driven by organizational analysis, market insights, and partner collaboration.  Our focus is to reshape and maximize your organization's potential to drive long-lasting measurable results.

Some of our consulting engagements include:

  • Community Engagement Strategies
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Leadership Development
  • Organizational Analysis/Redesign
  • Partnership Design/Development
  • Program Development/Redesign
  • Strategic Planning
Austin Peters Group, Inc.
P.O. Box 27196
Overland Park, Kansas 66225
Tel: (913) 851-7530
Fax: (913) 851-7529

The owners of The Austin Peters Group have more than 30 years experience in grant development, fundraising strategies, and program evaluation. Our experts develop and evaluate grants for local governments, colleges and universities, school districts, and non-profit organizations. In the past 3 years alone, we have secured more than $20 million in grant funding. You can feel confident in our ability to secure more than 80% of proposals.

Black Fox Philanthropy
327 Majestic View Drive
Boulder, Colorado 80303
Contact Name: Natalie Lynn-Rekstad

Black Fox Philanthropy's team of fundraising strategists serves global nonprofits. With over seventy years of combined experience, our team knows what it takes to attract vital funding necessary to take an organization to the next level of impact. We deliver actionable insights with depth, efficiency, timeliness, and within budget. Our team's broad range of experience, knowledge, and focused expertise in key areas of development strategy helps organizations get out of the cycle of fundraising urgency so they can do their work in a powerful and sustainable way.

Our primary drivers are Fierce Compassion and Global Impact. Our mission is to mobilize significant resources to help solve complex problems on a global scale.

Recent clients include Concern Worldwide, Pencils of Promise, Thriive, Splash, and Bridges to Prosperity.

Together, We Are a Force for Good.

To learn more, contact us.

Cygnus Applied Research, Inc.
444 N Michigan Ave., 12th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Contact Name: Jeff Dubberley
Tel: (800) 263-0267, x22
Fax: Fax: (905) 546-9774

Cygnus Applied Research, Inc. is an international firm of senior fundraising consultants that provide education, training and research for the not for profit sector. Under the leadership of Penelope Burk, fundraising futurist and renowned author of Donor-Centered Fundraising®, Cygnus specializes in helping organizations raise more money through adopting a donor-centered approach to fundraising and communication. Cygnus' portfolio of services includes:

  • Donor Research and Surveying -- Gathering information from clients' donors on what inspires their loyalty and generosity and what causes them to stop giving.
  • Communication & Stewardship Planning -- Developing strategies and plans that ensure donors hear the client's message and renew their contributions whether it be in annual fundraising, major gift development or capital campaign fundraising.
  • Database Analysis & Capacity Assessments -- Uncovering valuable details about donors' past giving habits and preferences from client databases and predicting future fundraising performance.

Cygnus has assisted some of the most well-known not-for-profit organizations around the world become Donor-Centered by offering practical strategies and recommendations that boost donor loyalty. To learn more about our services, please visit

David Bury & Associates
75 Ninth Avenue, 3R Suite B
New York, New York 10011
Tel: (212) 647-0108
Fax: (212) 647-0158

David Bury & Associates enables arts organizations to become more capable and effective entities by helping them achieve their fundraising goals. Each year, we work with twenty to thirty organizations nationwide, strengthening their fundraising programs, extending their organizational capabilities and enabling them to realize their artistic visions. Our strengths lie in helping organizations build meaningful long-term relationships with donors and funders, and in articulating organizations' plans and visions in powerful and compelling language. Our areas of work include foundation and corporate development strategy and implementation, campaign strategy and planning, interim development oversight, strategic planning, and board development. Current and recent clients include accomplished national and regional arts organizations such as Meet The Composer, Opera America, Danspace Project, the National Performance Network, the Orchestra of St. Luke's and Third Street Music School Settlement.

Draper Consulting Group
1820 14th Street, Suite 100
Santa Monica, California 90404
Tel: Tel: (310) 392-2200

Since 1990, Draper Consulting Group (DCG) has provided high quality, customized assistance to over 140 grantmakers and nonprofit organizations in the fields of health, social services, education, and the arts. Because we work directly with funders as well as service providers, DCG has a comprehensive understanding of the nonprofit sector, cutting edge trends, and the needs of donors as well as nonprofit managers.

DCG has exemplary expertise in strategic planning, board and staff development, and the full range of private sector fundraising from individuals, foundations, and corporations. We help organizations expand and diversify their funding base with attention to building internal capacity and ensuring long-term sustainability. We have experience in effective annual fundraising, major donor development, grantsmanship, capital campaigns, and innovative fundraising that reaches younger donors and new segments of wealth. Our approach to strategic planning complements goal setting with budget projection, prioritizing, and fundraising planning. Visit for more details and a client list.

Dream Big Fundraising
41 Muhlenbrink Road
Colts Neck, New Jersey 07722
Contact Name: Lindsey Britt
Tel: (203) 675-9726

Dream Big Fundraising is founded on the belief that all nonprofits should be able to gain access to quality fundraising services from an experienced professional.  DBF specializes in assisting small and medium-sized organizations looking to expand their funding streams, discover new income avenues, and develop their in-house talent. To do this, DBF offers a unique, flat-rate, three-tiered membership program as well as hourly consultation rates.

DBF provides its clients with proposal editing services, funding research, organizational capacity assessments, marketing material creation, fund development guidance, proposal writing, and much, much more. Clients know precisely what they are getting and can rest assured knowing no matter how difficult and time-consuming a task may be, the cost to their organization will not change. Visit to find out more about membership.

Parks Municipal Consulting
30 Wall Street, 8th Floor
New York, New York 10005
Contact Name: Kirk Parks
Tel: 212-884-4988

Non-profit business is serious business.  Parks Municipal Consulting helps you win.

  • Do you understand your cash flow?
  • Need help with your NICRA?
  • Planning an RFP?
  • Can you measure your organization’s effectiveness?
  • Are you being overcharged by your investment manager?

Your heart is in the right place, but operational details count. Count on PMC for the analytic muscle that makes the difference between surviving and thriving. From budget design to project management, PMC can help you get from concept to execution. Call or email today.

Praxis Partners for Health
PO Box 694
Hillsborough, North Carolina 27278
Contact Name: Dorothy Cilenti
Tel: (919) 360-0039

Praxis Partners for Health LLP is a full service professional consulting group located in Hillsborough, North Carolina. Our services include organizational improvement, systems and community development consultation, training and technical assistance, and program management and evaluation.

We bring innovation in combination with best practice to help communities and organizations address their most complex health and human service challenges. We recognize the breadth of partnerships and community engagement needed to address these complex issues and support the development of those relationships. Our partnership is committed to building the capacity of foundations, governmental agencies, and nonprofit and for-profit organizations to conduct sustained work that enhances community well-being and creates lasting impact through collective efforts.

The Hero Group
530 Lytton Avenue, 2nd Floor
Palo Alto, California 94301
Tel: (650) 687-7159

The Hero Group ("Innovative Strategies for Durable Good") is a leading national philanthropic consulting firm. The mission of the Hero Group is to provide organizations, corporations, and individuals with the tools they need to make the world a better place. We help our clients strategically build greater philanthropic assets — financial, human, programmatic — for maximum social impact. The Hero Group is highly experienced in working with both for-profit and nonprofit organizations. We have also worked extensively in the emerging field of social impact investing, regionally and globally.

Our services include:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Branding and Marketing
  • Leadership Search
  • Program Assessment
  • Donor Engagement
  • Governance
The Write Source, LLC
583 Goodale Hill Road
Glastonbury, Connecticut 06033-4022
Tel: (888) 801-7676
Fax: (860) 675-9849

At The Write Source, we design winning grant proposals, not just write them. Since 1993, we have assisted over 200 nonprofit organizations in 23 states and the District of Columbia achieve their short-term and long-term grantseeking goals. Clients use our services for one reason: they want to win grants!

Think of The Write Source as your virtual grants office. We provide onlygrantseeking and writing services for nonprofit organizations. This sets us apart from other consulting firms that work in all areas of fundraising and nonprofit management. Our services include grant proposal planning and preparation, proposal review and critique, grantmaker research, grantseeking workshops, and promotional writing. We also provide exceptional training opportunities to help you, your board, volunteers, and others become successful grantseekers.

Let us help your organization obtain the grant funds it needs to succeed in fulfilling its mission. Choose to work with the right source, The Write Source. Visit our website at