Fundraising has become too dependent on the latest plea for gifts. Our emphasis is on mission and the quality of donor relationships.
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Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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Kennari Consulting has been an invaluable guide and support in improving our fundraising. In our year with them, we have increased revenue by nearly 30 percent and put in place the infrastructure to continue to grow the income necessary to sustain and expand our vital programming. They have always been there when we called. They have improved our board, our donor software usage, and our special events. If you follow their advice and do the work, the reward will be far greater than the cost.
Rev. Andy DeBraber, Executive Director Heartside Ministry
Fundraising strategies that build your capacity, not just your mailing list.
Our team takes a different approach.
Kennari Consulting believes nonprofits (and the people who support them) should expect more from their fundraising efforts. That’s why we developed an “open system” of fundraising. This unique approach emphasizes four items:
A STRONG ROADMAP
A strong roadmap goes beyond simple fundraising goals. It focuses on your mission and how you can grow to achieve it. Our roadmaps help you cultivate more sophisticated fund development strategies that attract donors who may already have a connection to your purpose. These donors may eventually support a successful major gifts program too.
AN INNOVATIVE PROCESS
An innovative process reinvigorates the development director’s role and creates a unique and sustainable structure for your fundraising team. This structure is based on functions, not titles and/or positions, and provides your organization with alternative routes to fundraising success.
Energized people are well-equipped and excited about sharing their passion for an organization. Our team comes alongside staff members, board members, and committees to create a shared understanding of effective fund development, to clarify their roles, and to guide them in their work.
Smart tools are up-to-date and useful. Our team helps you strengthen your database, website, print materials, and other tools to ensure you’re able to communicate effectively, simplify administrative tasks, and capture more information about your donors.
How can we help you evolve your fundraising?
Donor Acknowledgments Matter
The donor thank you letter is an important piece of the cultivation process – and should be something treated with care and concern. Many non-profits treat thank you letters as a