What We Do
PREPARING YOU FOR AND CONDUCTING YOUR CAPITAL CAMPAIGN
The FOCUS Group will guide you through a carefully crafted campaign, driven by our team’s decades of experience, yet individually tailored to meet the needs of your organization. We begin by preparing you and your campaign through skilled research and study, equipping you to accomplish your goals with a donor base who is ready and willing to join the effort. With a strong strategy in place, we guide your organization through the campaign to a successful conclusion.
TRAINING YOUR FUNDRAISING TEAM
We offer a wide range of training options for organizations of varying size and budget. From our trademark Taking Donors Seriously® interactive online course, to staff and volunteer coaching and individual executive counsel, The FOCUS Group will set your team up for success.
MAXIMIZING YOUR CURRENT FUNDRAISING WORK
The FOCUS Group offers customized evaluation and counsel on specific tasks as you raise annual funds, sharpen engagements with major donors, or establish a planned giving approach. These services provide a “roadmap” for strengthening the implementation of all advancement efforts.
Often clients need limited, specialized counsel related to specific issues.
We lay out a set of principles and teach how to apply those principles.
Our years of experience will guide you through a campaign tailored to your organization.
We provide clients with targeted research and high quality grant writing conducted by experienced consultants
Prospect Research maximizes fundraising by honing in on the top prospects for your mission.
Online Fundraising Training program geared specifically to clients who’d like to raise their own financial support.
TOOLS TO HELP GET THE JOB DONE.
Our team is well-equipped to provide the highest quality service with the greatest value.
• Foundation Research
• Generosity Screening
• Snapshot and Biography Research
• Case Development
• Planned Giving Strategy
• Windshield 2020®
• Taking Donors Seriously Online® Training
CHARACTERISTICS OF A HEALTHY CAMPAIGN
Unity among leadership regarding campaign goals and purpose.
Campaign counsel is received and utilized.
Less than 10% of the donors giving more than 90%.
Effective, committed campaign leaders and volunteers.