Development Consulting Delivered.
Engage Our Experts. Realize Your Goals.
Explore, expand or optimize your fundraising program or capital campaign by partnering with Schultz & Williams’ experienced team of development consultants.
For more than 30 years, Schultz & Williams has helped nonprofits of all sizes – from start-up to established organizations – make critical development and fundraising decisions at transformational moments. Our strategies are grounded in experience and informed by detailed analytics.
Members of our talented and passionate team keep their fingers on the pulse of an evolving nonprofit ecosystem. In doing so, we are able to design customized, effective and efficient strategies to help you achieve your organization’s development, financial and mission-related goals.
Development Assessment & Planning
Take a deep dive into your development program to understand its performance, uncover underlying opportunities and create a plan for success.
Our approach is holistic, examining your case for support, leading effectiveness, donor capacity and engagement and development structure.
Foundations & Corporations
Activate corporate donors and institutional investment by demonstrating your alignment with their organizational goals and values.
Grants, sponsorships and partnerships are strategies for success with targeted funders looking for the right investment opportunities.
Work with knowledgeable development consultants to target philanthropists and prospective funders that can help your organization achieve its philanthropic goals.
Through access to wealth and prospect databases, we distill a list of your most capable donors.
Receive the support you need to run a successful capital campaign from planning through execution.
We assess your internal capacity to manage a campaign; test your ambitions with your most likely donors; and develop a game plan to surpass your fundraising goal.
Major Gifts & Planned Giving
Get tailored and creative ideas to motivate your most generous donors to meet their philanthropic and personal goals.
Successful philanthropic strategies, through outright gifts, deferred gifts or impact investments can ensure the vibrancy and viability of your organization for years to come.
Board Development & Training
Design an effective Board and inspire your volunteer leaders to become engaged fundraisers.
Bring our staff on site to augment your team’s capacity to raise funds when you need it most.
When you’re in a staffing transition, embarking on a campaign or in need of support for special projects, S&W StaffSolutions™ is the answer for you.
S&W ProFile™ Analytics
Work with our analysts to go beyond finding donors with ability and inclination. Instead, use data to see trends that you can use to fundraise effectively.
Our exclusive process ensures your fundraising strategies and tactics yield contributions to support your greatest needs.
Grant Proposals & Case Statements
Put your best case forward to inspire foundations and individual donors to make your organization a philanthropic priority.
Schultz & Williams crafts exquisite materials to present your case to your most discerning donor prospects.
Founded in 1847, Saint Francis University (SFU), one of the oldest Catholic, Franciscan institutions of higher education in the United States, is committed to providing a holistic liberal arts educational experience that promotes each student’s unique personal, spiritual and professional development.
UsAgainstAlzheimer’s has a goal of preventing and effectively treating Alzheimer’s by 2025. Combining the force of possibility and the power of optimism, their approach has been to disrupt the status quo, identify the barriers to success and fight for a cure.
S&W partnered with LVF over nearly three years, not only to raise vitally important funds for The Lodge at Lenape Valley Foundation, but also to introduce a full-fledged ongoing development program that would continue after the campaign is completed.
“We were quite pleased with the work of S&W during our Called to Serve: Fulfilling the Promise campaign. It was an easy decision to ask for their assistance with our campaign to rebuild Sullivan Hall into the home of our School of Health Sciences. Scott Schultz, Matt Brown and the entire talented S&W staff have been a pleasure to collaborate with since 2003. They know us… we know them… it’s a great relationship.”
-Robert Crusciel, Vice President for Advancement, Saint Francis University
“For the past year, Schultz & Williams’ Karly Forman worked as interim administrator of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) Foundation. As we transition back to having our own staff, I want you to know it will be very, very, very hard for us to let go of Karly. She has done an outstanding job. With her help, we set records in giving, in numbers of donors and, most importantly, in the grants we were able to offer the worthy nonprofits seeking our support. Perhaps the highest compliment is that instead of going into executive session to finalize the transition to staff, we included Karly in our deliberations. We see Karly as our partner, a team member who consistently focuses on the Foundation’s success. Please know how grateful we are for all that we learned from her and the S&W team.”
– Luisa Rabe, Chair IECA Foundation
“We engaged Schultz & Williams to develop key new fundraising messaging and execution strategies. Schultz & Williams’ DC-based team has been instrumental in our ability to move our fundraising efforts to the next level. They have also provided effective strategic counsel in a number of areas related to organizational efficiency and structure, and on staffing and Board development needs. Schultz & Williams has been, and we hope will remain, a true partner with UsAgainstAlzheimer’s as we continue to grow and improve our fundraising efforts..”
– Sally J. Sachar, Chief Operating and Program Officer, USAgainstAlzheimer’s
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Contact us today to get started on the next phase of your development program.