A capital campaign is designed to raise funds for bricks-and-mortar projects. A comprehensive campaign has several components, including – for example – capital, project, endowment, bridge fund, and/or operating needs.
A Feasibility Study is an in-depth analysis of an organization’s ability to raise funds for a specific purpose or purposes. It is almost always conducted by an impartial expert consultant with extensive experience leading successful campaigns. A Feasibility Study should include confidential interviews with current and potential lead donors, staff, volunteer leadership, opinion leaders in […]
Hargrove International was engaged by the Coastal Georgia Historical Society (CGHS) to provide strategy and preliminary planning for that organization’s successful campaign to raise $4 million to convert an historic Coast Guard Station into a new state-of-the-art World War II Homefront Museum focusing on the region’s significant contributions to the war effort. Hargrove International helped […]
The 92nd Street Y, a premier cultural institution and community center in New York City, engaged John Bauser in 2011 to assess their ability to launch a $150 million campaign and to assemble a comprehensive and actionable campaign plan. Bauser evaluated 92 Y’s current fundraising capacity, infrastructure and effectiveness, as well as the organization’s ability […]