What We Do

Through a decade of experience in the non-profit sector, I have seen tremendous impact that both organizations and donors can have in our communities. That is why Philanthropic Partners provides services for both non-profit organizationals and individual philanthropists.

Services for Non-Profit Organizations

Board Development

  • Identify and screen candidates for board membership
  • Provide board orientation and additional training
  • Coach board leadership
  • Evaluate board member performance

Fund Development

  • Conduct development audits
  • Design a comprehensive fund development program using diverse solicitation strategies (e.g., direct mail, proposals, major gifts, special events) from diverse sources
  • Board, staff, and volunteer training in fund development
  • Identify institutional donors and write grant proposals and reports
  • Create and/or grow membership programs
  • Run dynamic crowdfunding campaigns
  • Organize and execute special events, including managing volunteers, seeking sponsors, and running day-of logistics


  • Create and execute marketing plans
  • Write press releases and work directly with media contacts
  • Create and manage content for social media platforms
  • Keep your digital media engaging and current, including editing select website platforms and all e-mail platforms

Program Evaluation

  • Create evaluation mechanisms and procedures to measure the impact of your programs
  • Write impact reports for your programs

Strategic Planning

  • Design and facilitate the various elements of the planning process
  • Secure input from diverse stakeholders through focus groups, interviews, and surveys
  • Design and facilitate the decision-making process (i.e. retreat)
  • Draft overall directions, goals, strategies and measurements
  • Write the plan


  • Workshop presentation or organizational training customized for your audience

Executive Searches for Executive Directors and Directors of Development

  • Identify client needs and write candidate profile
  • Source applicants through networking, ad placement, and referrals
  • Conduct initial screening and assist with the interviewing process, including checking references

Services for 

Identifying Priorities for Giving

  • Work together to identify core values, giving motivations, and priority giving areas
  • Identify projects and specific organizations to support

Foundation Management

  • Manage the day-to-day operations
  • Provide expert grants management, planning, and administrative assistance
  • Conduct site visits and grant evaluation services