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Funding Moves You Forward

You can reach the right donors and produce remarkable results.

Capital Campaign Experts

Reduce your risk with our “best practices” and step-by-step guidance.

Your Mission Matters

You need solutions tailored to your unique identity & locale.

Building for Your Community

Together, we pass down knowledge to benefit our next generation.

Fundraising Helps the Fine Arts Thrive

The Arts deserve our deepest appreciation and support.

More Than Bricks & Dollars

“Giving” – a deeply personal matter linked to our highest aspirations.

Nonprofit Fundraising Campaigns

Carlton & Company helps Executives, Boards, Development Staff, and Volunteers succeed — together!

Successful Major Campaigns - High Return on Investment

Whether large or small, iconic or start-up, Carlton & Company clients conduct successful seven to nine figure fundraising campaigns and typically increase major gifts across the board. Therefore, our proven fundraising approach gains critical seed or expansion money for nonprofits of all types: libraries, colleges and universities, private schools, foundations, medical centers and hospices, zoos and aquariums, community service agencies, churches/dioceses, synagogues, camp and conference centers, performing arts venues, museums — and more!

See how we really are the experts.  Download an example of one our Feasibility Studies

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Need rapid progress? Choose Fundraising Coaching now.

Our affordable Fundraising Coaching gives you tools that can immediately improve your bottom line, increase short term funds, or provide seed money to leverage.  Don’t spend months looking for the Perfect Hire.  Don’t spend more scarce dollars on travel and seminars that do not show results.  Instead, partner with our experienced Senior Counsel to identify critical areas where even small adjustments can produce major benefits.

  • Real World Calling: Major Gift Strategies that Work
  • Focus on the Mission: Escape the “Event-Planning Trap”
  • No More Gimmicks: Online Tools worth your time
  • HR: Building the Right Team
  • Transformation: from Annual Appeal to Capital Campaign Success

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Mission Critical:  Contact Us Now

As top nonprofit Leaders know, today’s nonprofit fundraising campaigns thrive on major gifts, annual appeals, and capital campaigns.  However, our constantly-shifting fundraising environment can frustrate the most experienced executives and development staff.   To add to your challenge, you face intense competition for major gifts, especially when your major donors begin to feel “tapped out.” Therefore, to move forward, you cannot afford getting bogged down in endless meetings with no progress.  Hence, our fundraising counsel brings to your table best practices and real solutions for fundraising campaigns.  You can design new staff positions or strategic plans — expending time and money for years — often with little concrete result.  Or you can invest a much smaller amount on our expert process, tailored to your needs and see a seven or eight figure return on investment in far less time.   Contact us today!

Limited budget or staff? Start with low cost options.

Fundraising Campaigns MeetingStop losing valuable time and money!  First, Carlton & Company can review your overall visibility and fundraising strategy to help you fill “hidden gaps” that may be draining your staff hours and budget.  We can begin with an easy phone call and, if desired, a confidential remote program analysis.  When you are ready, we can visit with you on site for a full day or more.  You quickly can reap the benefits of world-ranked guidance, without any long-term contract or commitment.

What can you do when your Board sees building or maintenance or capital needs piling up, year after year, but you can never see a way clear to address them?  In that case, Carlton & Company can help in the complicated “planning to plan” stage– especially if your staff or volunteers cannot easily add a major campaign to their already heavy workloads.  Whatever your challenges, the sooner our experts begin working alongside you, the faster your fundraising campaign can move forward!  Contact us now!

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