Summary of Development Services

At BreakThru Fundraising we understand that if a non-profit is underfunded, fundraising may be the symptom, but there may be other contributing factors that need to be addressed in order to become fully funded. We offer a wide range of services to assist faith-based and community non-profit organization, foundations, churches, and donors. We provide fundraising coaching, fundraising consulting, and fundraising training in the following areas:

  1. Fundraising and Development
  2. Board Development
  3. Executive / Team Leadership Development
  4. Organizational Development
  5. Marketing & Branding
  6. Strategy Planning and Execution
  7. Growth and Change Management

Here are more specifics in how we can serve you:

Fundraising and Resource Development

  • Annual Campaigns
  • Major Donor Development
  • Individual Giving
  • Board Directed Fundraising
  • Prospect Identification and Segmentation
  • Increasing Monthly Donors
  • Corporate Gifts and Foundation Grants
  • Online Giving / Mobile Text (SMS) Giving
  • Fees For Services
  • Direct Mail / Email
  • Effective Events
  • Planned Giving
  • Capital Campaigns
  • In-Kind Gifts
  • Creative Campaign Development
  • Gift Charts and Custom Presentation Tools
  • Making Your Presentation More Effective
  • Mastering "The Ask" Your Way
  • 12 Stages of Effective Fundraising

Donor / Prospective Donor Relationship Building

  • Cultivating Relationships and Referrals
  • Donor Care Strategy Development
  • Donor Retention Plan Development
  • "Fill the Funnel" Fundraising Strategies
  • Generational Differences in Fundraising
  • Identify and Research Prospective Donors

Funding Strategies and Planning

  • Capacity Building
  • Creation and Execution of 3-Year Funding Plan
  • Developing a Written Business / Strategic Plan
  • Develop Diversified Funding Sources
  • Design of Capital Campaigns
  • Feasibility Studies for New Campaigns
  • Identify Barriers to Full Funding
  • Long-Term Sustainability Plan
  • Prioritized Action Plans
  • Thriving in Tough Times Training
  • Creating an Executive Summary

Tracking and Analysis

  • Budget Review and Analysis
  • Donor Giving Analysis
  • Conversion Rates for Different Fundraising Approaches
  • Determine "Cost Per Person Served"
  • Donor Management Software Selection
  • Develop and Implement Outcomes Based Evaluation (OBE) Systems

Board and Volunteer Development

  • Engaging Board Members and Volunteers to Fundraise
  • Hiring the Right Development Officer
  • Leadership Development to Increase Impact
  • Board Development & Training
  • Clarifying Board Roles and Responsibilities


  • Marketing Plan Development
  • Branding
  • Messaging
  • Positioning
  • Online versus traditional

Additional Areas of Impact:

  • Strategic Planning & Execution
  • Translating Vision, Mission and Strategy into Executable Operations Plans
  • Identifying Growth Strategies
  • Leadership / Competency Development
  • Executive and Team Assessments
  • Senior Leader Coaching
  • Team Development
  • Hiring the Right Leaders and Staff
  • Accelerating the Impact of Newly Appointed Leaders
  • Increasing Emotional Intelligence for Improved Performance
  • Developing Systems, Processes and Tools that Deliver Results
  • Operations Management
  • Change Management

Fundraising Training and Workshops Include:

  • "Asking Made Easy"
  • "Thriving in Tough Times"
  • "Never Run Out of People to Ask"
  • "Generational Differences in Fundraising"
  • "Fully Fund Your Missionary" - for Church Mission Conferences

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For more information on how we can customize a fundraising coaching, fundraising consulting, or fundraising training program to best meet your needs, please e-mail

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