We believe nonprofits can and must improve their fundraising-management disciplines to achieve the greatest impact possible. We believe they can and must adopt state-of-the-art management disciplines embraced by truly great organizations in every sector. And we believe they should start doing so now.
Our work empowers nonprofits, NGO's and social enterprises to achieve greater impact by establishing management disciplines for fundraising so your organization can raise more money with less effort.
I'm Ellen Bristol, and I founded Bristol Strategy because I was fascinated by the challenges faced by nonprofits - difficulties raising enough money. Raising it consistently. Keeping development staff longer than 16 months. Acquiring and retaining the right donors, with the motivation and capacity to be of value.
We tackle these challenges with a three-step approach, collectively called Fundraising the SMART Way:
We don't do campaign counsel, write grants, or manage social media. We concentrate on what we do best: make fundraising more productive by improving the way you manage it.