E. L. Freeman LLC has the experience and knowledge to help nonprofit organizations develop their capacity to grow gift assets and improve their ability to carry out their mission. The firm specializes in strategic consulting services, which include:

Strengthening the board's capacity to govern effectively

  • Training programs and workshops in fundraising
  • Guidance for evolving boards
  • Establishing or expanding a donor-centered, comprehensive development program

  • Development office audits
  • Fundraising assessments and planning studies
  • Developing the case for philanthropic support
  • Building annual giving programs, prospect strategy, and major gift efforts
  • Developing leadership

  • Professional coaching and mentoring of development staff, CEO and board
  • Interim and short-term staffing
  • Planning and implementing capital, endowment and special project campaigns

  • Pre-campaign assessments and feasibility studies
  • Campaign plans
  • Case statements
  • Ongoing campaign counsel