Coaching 2018-10-05T18:18:03+00:00

Master Fundraising. Grow as a Leader.

One-on-one coaching for new, young and growing nonprofits that want to add $100K to their bottom line.

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Skip the Trial and Error

Wonder what it takes to be a brilliant fundraiser? Get one-on-one guidance and coaching to make a bigger impact and change more lives.

Fight Overwhelm

Get practical advice from a trusted resource who’s been in your shoes. We’ll help you find focus, get back on track, develop strategies, and address your specific challenges.

Build Donor Relationships

Learn how to have conversations that connect with donors. Build trust and rapport. Surprise and delight. Use your creative power to open up donors’ hearts and wallets.

Grow Your Skills

Do you hear the word “no” a lot? Uncover and master your fundraising skills so you stop reinventing the wheel and learn how to simplify your efforts, play to your strengths and get funded.

Learn. Adapt. Grow.

If you’re like me, you started fundraising because you have the heart for nonprofit work. You have a big dream and vision for what you want to get done. But just because you have heart and vision doesn’t mean money is going to start pouring in.

I understand what it’s like to face big challenges and juggle lots of activities…raising money, coordinating events, trying various marketing tactics and strategies, wrangling volunteer boards. I’ve been in your shoes.

Sometimes, it feels like you’re spending more time just running around doing ‘stuff’ than changing lives. If you’re going to win the hearts and minds of donors, you need to find a better way to master fundraising skills. That’s where I can help.

Your Personal Coach and Biggest Cheerleader

Not too many of us are born knowing how to start and run a successful nonprofit organization. It takes a lot of hard work.

But fundraising is just like any other set of skills. The more you learn and the more you understand the psychology of giving, the more money you raise. To take it to the next level, sometimes all you need is a coach or mentor who helps you with a particular skill or addresses a unique concern — and it can make a huge difference in a short amount of time.

My gift is breaking down practical advice into understandable pieces and providing you with simple and direct coaching that gets results, now and for years to come.

Learn. Adapt. Grow.

If you’re like me, you started fundraising because you have the heart for nonprofit work. You have a big dream and vision for what you want to get done. But just because you have heart and vision doesn’t mean money is going to start pouring in.

I understand what it’s like to face big challenges and juggle lots of activities…raising money, coordinating events, trying various marketing tactics and strategies, wrangling volunteer boards. I’ve been in your shoes.

Sometimes, it feels like you’re spending more time just running around doing ‘stuff’ than changing lives. If you’re going to win the hearts and minds of donors, you need to find a better way to master fundraising skills. That’s where I can help.

Your Personal Coach and Biggest Cheerleader

Not too many of us are born knowing how to start and run a successful nonprofit organization. It takes a lot of hard work.

But fundraising is just like any other set of skills. The more you learn and the more you understand the psychology of giving, the more money you raise. To take it to the next level, sometimes all you need is a coach or mentor who helps you with a particular skill or addresses a unique concern — and it can make a huge difference in a short amount of time.

My gift is breaking down practical advice into understandable pieces and providing you with simple and direct coaching that gets results, now and for years to come.

Specialized Coaching, Training & Support for Nonprofit Leaders

Working with you one-on-one, I’ll help you become the confident leader your organization needs.

  • Raise More Money
    Together, we’ll find the path for your nonprofit to add BIG money to your bottom line.
  • Set Clear Goals
    Find focus and decide what works, what can be improved upon and what can be let go.
  • Strengthen Your Organization
    Implement customized strategies based on your nonprofits’ skills, strengths, and assets.

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See what you can do…

“Sandy helped guide my message and drive donors with stats that mattered to them. We raised over $23,000 on our giving day last year — THREE TIMES more than we had ever raised in the past!

Before working with Sandy, I felt like I had a long journey ahead of me, and no GPS. I felt like I was managing fundraising efforts without any sense of direction. Now, we’re more focused on message, gratitude, and relationship building. And we’re seeing results in our fundraising every single day.

If you’re on the fence, saying “How can I afford a fundraising coach…I need to raise money, not spend it” I’d say: this is the best investment you can make in yourself and your nonprofit organization. Sandy’s services more than paid for themselves after just one event. But the knowledge I’m gaining in our continued coaching sessions will serve me and my nonprofit for years to come.”

Lisa Booth, Founder/Director, Good Karma Animal Rescue of MN, Blaine, MN

Choose Your Training

Sometimes, you just need a little help. That’s why we’re here for you. Check out my one-on-one coaching services and see which one fits your needs.

6-Figure Fundraising Launch Pad

This unique coaching program is perfect for Founders and passionate Executive Directors of organizations just starting out or scaling up.

It’s also great if you…

  • Just started donor-based fundraising
  • Have written some grants, but are getting less than 3 out of every 10 submitted
  • Held way too many events and want ONE to work
  • Have few individual donors and need a bigger funding stream
  • Find yourself continually falling short of raising enough money to fund your big dream

We’ll help you craft a customized plan that catapults your fundraising efforts and grows your funding exponentially.
By leveraging the strengths and skills of your organization, we’ll make sure the plan works and can be repeated, so you aren’t reinventing the wheel every year.

Ready to hear more? Apply for a free strategy session or download the Launch Pad Info Packet to learn more.

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Customized, In-Depth Review

Ever have a gut feeling that you might be missing out on BIG MONEY opportunities?

Sometimes you just don’t know — because when you’re stuck in the weeds of your nonprofit, day in and day out, it’s hard to see the missed opportunities right in front of you.

Our Development Audit helps find donors who are ready and capable of doing much more for your organization. We also look at the systems and processes that suck the time and energy out of your day.

How does it work?

  1. Complete a self-assessment before we come to your location.
  2. Our team meets with you, your key staff, and volunteers to review and evaluate every part of your nonprofit fundraising (systems, processes, materials, database, and plans).
  3. We provide you with a comprehensive detailed report that outlines our findings and recommendations.

The results? Your nonprofit works smarter, not harder and operates with less stress and more confidence.

The real WIN? Typically, we find anywhere from $100,000 to $1,000,000 in gifts…that you just need to ask for.

Sign up for a free Strategy Session and schedule your audit.

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Private VIP Day

Growing a nonprofit organization is hard. Sometimes, it’s really hard. You get stuck or overwhelmed, not sure what to try or do next.

Wouldn’t it be great to have someone to get you focused and back on track quickly (maybe with some fun and inspiration along the way)?

In a VIP day, it’s all about you. You get the full attention of the Get Fully Funded team. We’ll address any specific problems or internal challenges you’re facing. We’ll also help you develop strategies to overcome big money hurdles.

If you need tough love, we’ll call you out where we see you’re staying small — and balance that with a huge dose of inspiration, so you and the team can return to your work recharged and ready to go.

A VIP Day is also all about planning. You’ll leave with a clear picture of what you need to do next and how to overcome anything that might slow you down or get in the way.

How can we help? We can address…

  • Creating a written fundraising plan
  • Doubling your fundraising
  • Planning a specific strategy, like direct mail or major gifts
  • Improving donor retention rates
  • Strengthening your Board

Invest in yourself and your nonprofit. Sign up for a free strategy session to see how we can help you.

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