Ascend Partners Group offers a wide variety of services, ranging from full-service virtual office and loaned executive leadership to counsel on improving your annual giving program, maximizing efficiency and profitability of events, and cultivating major gift prospects. We will step in and assist you with hands-on development of funding proposals, establishment of donor relationships, and recruitment of board members, staff, and volunteers.

us dollar puzzle and magnifier, business conceptNever has it been more important to expand the capacity of your organization to attract increased philanthropic support. With Ascend Partners Group, decades of experience working with public and private institutions of higher education and other non-profit organizations are at your disposal to accomplish just that.

We provide a variety of services including both training and hands-on activity to advance your organization. These include:

  • Fundraising program evaluation
  • Strategic planning
  • Campaign feasibility
  • Case statement preparation
  • Board development
  • CEO and Board training
  • Recruitment of non-profit executives and fundraisers
  • Staff coaching and training
  • Development of annual giving, major gifts, and corporate/foundation relations programs
  • Development of comprehensive marketing strategies, plans and materials
  • Donor cultivation strategies
  • Proposal writing
  • Event planning/management, staffing, and logistics

The above list of diverse services demonstrates the depth and breadth of services APG provides to its clients.  Beyond this, however, the list also illustrates how we are clearly “separate from the pack” of other consulting firms.  We do not simply conduct studies utilizing formulaic methodologies.  Rather, the principals of our firm, as well as our senior staff, have been there, done that in all aspects of fundraising and capital campaigns.  We’ve written the case statements; we’ve assessed the donor community; we’ve developed the fundraising plan; and, most importantly, we’ve reached the goal by actually raising the millions of dollars needed for the capital project…the endowment fund…the educational program.

Ascend Partners Group:  a full-service consulting group specializing in both hands-on and strategic counsel to non-profit CEOs responsible for an organization’s financial health.

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