Services: Fundraising Counsel

OAI’s Fundraising Counsel services offer a nonprofit's senior staff and board professional support and advice in expanding and maximizing development efforts – whether it is for annual fundraising or for a specific campaign or event.

"I've worked with a lot of consultants over the years. My experience with the OAI team is very positive. They have met expectations...they have actually exceeded them."
-- Linda Mathes, CEO, American Red Cross in the National Capital Region


  • Advise on a fundraising leadership strategy
  • Coach existing, new, or interim fundraising staff members
  • Provide fundraising training sessions to leadership and staff (e.g., establishing fundraising standards, best practices, “The Art of Making the Ask,” etc.)
  • Advise on improving fundraising processes and on the design and implementation of fundraising reporting systems


  • Fundraising goals met and often exceeded
  • Increased board and committee fundraising
  • Trained fundraising leadership and staff
  • Improved fundraising systems and processes

Fundraising Counsel Specialities:

  1. Campaigns
  2. Events/Galas
  3. Corporate Parnerships
  4. Major Gifts
  5. Foundations

Fundraising Counsel Clients: