A Capital Campaign is a common and cost-effective strategy for raising large sums of money for special projects, such as constructing new buildings, facility renovations and expansions and/or endowment growth that are not generally a part of the overall operational budget. Capital campaigns often energize an organization, rallying staff, volunteers and stakeholders in the mission anew, building ownership and fine-tuning operational strategies. Whether operating with a campaign goal of hundreds-of-thousands of dollars to millions, tens-of-millions or hundreds-of-millions of dollars, McDonald Schaefer can help you test, plan and manage your successful campaign.
Every nonprofit organization must engage in fundraising activity daily to raise the gift income necessary to fund programs serving the organization’s beneficiaries. McDonald Schaefer engages each individual client with an understanding of what makes them unique, strengthening their general fundraising operations and outreach from the ground up. There is no boilerplate solution that will work for every organization. A successful engagement with your organization will begin with McDonald Schaefer learning who you are, how you excel and how we can help you achieve increased gift income.
No matter its size, managing a nonprofit organization is a complex business. As concerns about accountability and efficiency increase, it is becoming more critical than ever for nonprofits to be capable of raising and stewarding funds; implementing and measuring the impact of programs; and communicating effectively with key stakeholders. McDonald Schaefer has proven methods, tailored for each individual client, that can help you plan and implement structural and organizational improvements that will increase the effectiveness of your nonprofit’s management and ultimately empower you to achieve sustainable and mission-based organizational growth.