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Is your fundraising productive?

Only 3% of nonprofits say their fundraising bucket is NOT leaking. This is where we come in.
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We focus on fundraising productivity: where you might be losing it; how to plugs the leaks in your fundraising bucket; how to manage fundraising strategy and operations so you raise more money with less effort every year to achieve mission impact.  We work in three major areas:

Assess Your Fundraising Productivity

Figure out your team's level of productivity by submitting a Leaky Bucket Fundraising Assessment. It's the fastest, least costly way to conduct a development audit yet. Anyone can complete a Leaky Bucket for free. If you want to assess your entire team, board and staff, sign up for a Team Assessment. Fill in the form below to learn more!

Build Fundraising Strategy & Operations

Even the best-run development shops have "leaks," pockets of inefficiency that hold you back. We help you plug those leaks with the right guidelines, key performance expectations, and reporting methods, all based on our flagship approach Fundraising the SMART Way™. Learn more here:

Manage Change for Long-Term Impact

Move from theory to practice with ongoing support at the team or leadership level - or both! Learn how to support the change you want to see, for now and the future.


How Does Your Organization's Fundraising Compare To Other Non-Profits?

  • Make your fundraising more productive. Only 3% rank watertight. How about your organization?
  • Ideal funder profiles save time and money. Do you have them? 84% of organizations lack them.
  • Targets for funder acquisition drive growth. 64% of fund raisers don't set them. Do you rely on them in you organization?
  • Targets for funder retention make it happen. 71% have NO solid targets. How's your retention?
  • Happy funders want to contribute more. 77% of organizations lack the systems to tap into this. How effective are you at this?
  • More funding sources = better sustainability. 50% of organizations are not well-balanced, relying on too few funding sources. Do you have too many eggs in one basket?
  • Well staffed shops raise more. How's your staffing? 56% have no staff or only 1 person.
  • What you measure is what you get. Only 63% measure total income. What do you measure?
  • Good fundraising tools lock-in success. 53% lack a strategic plan and 76% lack an up-to-date case for support. How about your shop?
  • Great leaders welcome poor results when it results in progress. 48% throw more special events, only 25% train and onboard staff. What do you do if your fundraising tanks?

How Leaky is YOUR Bucket?




Build A Water Tight Fundraising Operation Today.

Fill Out The Form Below, & Start Your Leaky Bucket Assessment.

You'll receive a free report with an invitation for an optional paid debrief for your entire team.

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