ELIZABETH LEE CONSULTING
Nonprofit Fundraising & Management Consulting
Informed by my experiences in the grantmaking and development field, I bring a unique, problem-solving mindset in achieving your nonprofit’s goals. I know first-hand how funders assess and evaluate funding requests. Yet, my experience in nonprofit management means that I understand how a nonprofit’s strategic plans, program strategies, and fundraising efforts are intricately tied together, and how each effects your organization’s ability to achieve its mission.
FUNDRAISING & FUND DEVELOPMENT
Helping Nonprofits Increase Their Impact Through Fundraising
DONOR RELATIONS & STEWARDSHIP
Understanding the dynamics between funders and grantees, I provide one-on-one guidance on ways to build transparent, authentic relationships with your foundation’s grant officers that leads to long-term support and partnerships.
PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT & GRANT WRITING
Working with your program and development staff, I develop and write funding requests that articulate your nonprofit’s mission, values, and intended impact.
PROSPECT RESEARCH & STRATEGIES
Specializing in foundation and government prospect research, I identify funding opportunities that closely aligns with your nonprofit’s mission, values, and programs.
PROPOSAL REVIEW & EDITING
I review draft proposals from a funder’s point of view in mind and provide valuable insight and feedback on ways to strengthen your funding request – while staying true to your nonprofit’s mission and values.
PROGRAM PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT
Helping Nonprofits Increase Their Impact Through Programs
THEORY OF CHANGE & LOGIC MODELS
Establishing clear goals for your nonprofit is important, but how does that translate into outcomes and impact? Whether it is for funding proposals or strategic planning purposes, I facilitate the process for developing theory of change and/or logic models that clearly delineates your goals into effective strategies and measurable outcomes, while leveraging existing resources.
IMPLEMENTATION WORK PLANS
A well designed work plan can help your nonprofit stay on track in meeting its goals, while not over-extending its resources. It can also be used as a mechanism to identify best practices and to address challenges. I specialize in developing implementation work plans for launching new programs and initiatives.
BUDGET DEVELOPMENT & ANALYSIS
Creating an accurate and realistic budget is an important part of managing your nonprofit’s resources. Understanding the story behind numbers, I develop budgets that reflect the full cost of implementing your nonprofit’s programs. I also provide feedback and recommendations on how to improve budgets for funding proposals.