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Case Study

New nonprofit raises $900K

An immigrant-focused, multi-service organization came to Access Philanthropy without any fundraising infrastructure. Learn how we helped them build a fundraising program from the ground up.

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Services for nonprofit organizations

Fundraising is a vital part of running a nonprofit. But with a limited grantseeking and marketing budget, raising money to support your mission may be a challenge. Access Philanthropy helps to prime your whole organization for raising funds now and into the future. And we do this affordably.

Jump Start: For Nonprofits

Are you launching a new fundraising program, or want to recharge an existing one? You need our Jump Start solution. This all-in-one service creates a rock-solid foundation for your fundraising efforts. During the Jump Start process, we:

  • Assess your organization’s strengths and opportunities
  • Identify your best prospective funders and donors
  • Recommend ways to maximize your fundraising potential 
  • Customize a plan that targets your goals and ensures tangible results
  • Provide orientation around institutional funders and individual donors
  • Help you create a communication strategy
  • Build the infrastructure necessary to sustain your development efforts

Schedule a free consultation to learn more about Jump Start.

We also offer services à la carte:

Access to funder databases
Discover great new funding prospects, quickly and inexpensively. We keep detailed profiles of more than 3,100 local, regional, national and international funders. Choose from over 100 lists covering every state and a wide range of topics including arts, health, education, international, environment, children and more.

See a sample funder list

See a sample funder profile

Prospect discovery
Need help finding the right funders? We’ll provide a targeted list of solid prospects including contact information, deadlines, contact strategies, grant range, recommended approach and recommended “ask” amounts.

Board engagement
Board members often come to an organization with a deep commitment to the cause, but without much fundraising experience. We help board members better understand their roles. We also give them the confidence and skills they need to successfully advocate for your organization. Access Philanthropy can also help you establish an advisory council.

Research services
How are you viewed in the local and national grantmaking community? How should you be positioned? Our research provides answers to these key questions, as well as answers to questions you may not have thought to ask.

Grantwriting & proposal submission
You’ll never get a generic grant proposal from us. Instead, you’ll receive a strong, tailor-made proposal that targets the funders most likely to support you. Need help submitting a proposal? We can compile required materials like your budget and executive bios, and make sure your proposal gets out in time.

Funder workshops
We offer over 20 different workshops to help you discover and develop relationships with prospective funders. Workshops include 100 Top Grantmakers and Working with Corporate Funders. We also can create a custom workshop on the topic of your choice.

Ready to reach your fundraising potential?

Schedule a free consultation