Teach.
Coach.
Consult.

"I don’t wish to be successful but I definitely wish to be successful in helping someone, sometime for something good."


- Manasa Rao Saarloos

  • Are you a nonprofit leader seeking to do good, but who realizes that GREATER resources are needed to change or save the lives of those whom you serve?
  • Are you a development officer seeking to evolve from being good to GREAT?
  • Are you a young professional who has just joined or is considering becoming a fundraiser?

We can help.

Through teaching, coaching and consulting we will empower you to move into the fundraising profession, advance your career, or raise more money for your nonprofit.

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Fundraising doesn’t have to be difficult.

Our goal? To enable you to harness the power of the 5 i’s (identify, inform, involve, invest, and impact) to fuel your fundraising!

Our focus is on your growth, development, and success. What do we bring to conversations with you:

  • Nearly 20 years of experience as a front-line fund fundraiser or development director.
  • A successful track record of raising major, planned, corporate and foundation, and capital campaign gifts.
  • Experience collaborating with nonprofit and/or university leadership to plan and implement campaigns with $1 million and $80 million dollar goals.
  • Background as a coach to staff members and numerous individuals seeking to launch or advance their careers in fundraising.
  • Skill as a workshop facilitator and author of numerous articles published in Advancing Philanthropy (Association of Fundraising Professionals).
  • Commitment to serving the greater good.

Sophie Penney, PhD, President