When it comes to selecting professional fundraising counsel, there are fortunately many firms to choose from and almost all companies represent themselves as experienced and unique. The challenge for the nonprofit is to discern from this vast list of experts which firm aligns best with its particular objectives and vision.
Experience is typically measured by years; however the type of experience can vary greatly and it can be difficult to assess if it's transferrable. What we believe defines a “top drawer” consulting firm is its track record in achieving anticipated results within established time frames, regardless of the circumstances or tasks the firm is called to perform.
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