LEAD Philanthropy

Our Focus – Prospects First

LEAD's services grow from 180 years of direct, personal, professional experience of its leadership team who have helped grow nearly 300 United States and Canadian nonprofit institutions by:

  • Assisting an organization’s senior leadership in evaluating and designing strategic fundraising plans in the context of contemporary giving trends and the organization’s particular situation;
  • Collaborating with an organization’s development staff to implement the strategic plan through the design and conduct of specific communications initiatives;
  • Recommending the most appropriate channels to reach prospects and donors in ways they want to communicate;
  • Developing programs that will raise awareness of the importance and impact of philanthropy to your institution’s internal and external constituents;
  • Creating personal solicitation plans for major donors;
  • Designing stewardship and cultivation plans;
  • Evaluating and improving fulfillment processes;
  • Creating partnerships with corporations, foundations, associations and individuals who share the organization’s priorities; and
  • Incorporating the fundraising effort as part of an organization’s master advancement program.