Are you ready for the challenges of today’s fundraising landscape?
Nonprofits and philanthropy are adapting to a changing world. You’re trying to balance higher donor expectations while managing limited resources. with inexperienced or no fundraising staff. It’s easy to waste time and money. It’s easy to feel burned out.
Yet a fundamental truth remains:
Fundraising success still depends on the donor relationships you nurture, steward, and grow. It’s not just a measure of revenue raised.
We know fundraising inside and out, from both your perspective and the donor’s. Here’s how we put that expertise to work for you, developing smart approaches that best use your resources to raise more money.
Create a fundraising road map custom-tailored to your organization’s goals, abilities, and budget.
Click to learn moreAssessments
A good starting point is evaluating what’s working in your fundraising, your donors' behavior trends, and where you have opportunities to grow. We look at your fundraising through a donor lens and guide what steps you can take to build your fundraising to sustain and grow your donors’ support.
Campaign Feasibility Studies
Launching a campaign is a significant step and a campaign feasibility study can guide how you design this major fundraising effort and what volunteers and elements you will need to be successful.
Once you have completed an initial assessment and/or a campaign feasibility study we can work with you to draft a concrete development plan that outlines a clear goals, action steps, and metrics for your fiscal year.
Develop a profitable fundraising strategy that focuses on the resources, skills and tactics you need to build more effective donor relationships and catapult your revenue.
Click to learn moreCase Messaging
Fundraising all starts with how you tell your story and define your impact and vision for the future so that donors feel inspired to invest in you. We will help you articulate your case, results, and aspirations that you can weave into your messaging.
After your message is complete it is essential to incorporate it with your current collateral. we ensure your message is interwoven in your printed donor materials, website, and social media.
Annual Funds are the foundation on which all other fundraising is built. WHC will help you identify how to best prioritize your efforts to grow donor giving levels through targeted activities as direct mail, online giving, and events accounting for staffing and budget resources.
Whether it’s learning more about the donors you know or identifying new sources of revenue, prospect research helps feed your pipeline. WHC will help you use prospect research more effectively to understand current donors and new prospect potentials.
Major Gifts Strategy
No matter what you consider a major gift, WCH works with you to build more personal donor-centered relationships with your larger individual, corporate, and foundation supporters.
A critical key to successful fundraising is developing meaningful ways to engage your donors beyond their financial contributions. We advise on ways to steward and increase your donor retention through strategic synergies to maximize their potential commitment.
Growing your fundraising means “all in.” Staff and board leadership are co-owners of every donor’s experience with your organization. Let’s set them up for success.
Click to learn moreBoard Training
We provide your volunteer leaders with targeted fundraising training, coaching, and the tools they need to feel empowered to embrace their important role in your fundraising success.
Whether it’s a Campaign Committee or a Development Committee, WHC can help you implement the right level of management and tools to help you cultivate your volunteers for sustained reliable support.
Inherent in all of WHC’s work with you is sharing best practices and serving as a sounding board to problem solve and create a strong fundraising culture within your organization.