Development Staff Assessment and Hiring Counsel

R&R provides assessment of current development staff or future staffing needs as part of our overall assessment of an organization’s readiness to embark on new fundraising initiatives or to create a solid, sustainable fund development program.

  • Staff evaluation
  • Preparation of job postings
  • Creation of a recruitment strategy
  • Counsel on posting sites
  • Participation in interviews and evaluation of potential job candidates
  • Board Development

A guiding principle of the R&R consulting practice is encouraging and strengthening Board support for changes and/or introducing new fundraising initiatives.

  • Orientation to relationship-based fundraising
  • Customized and interactive educational presentations on all aspects of fund development: moves management, planned giving, solicitation training, and oversight
  • Assessment of current board roles, strategies to introduce/encourage boards to embrace their fundraising responsibilities
  • Creation of working groups; subcommittees related to fundraising
  • Creation of role descriptions & recruiting strategies for fund development purposes
  • Foundation Creation

Our firm offers expertise and experience in guiding clients through the process of creating a foundation to serve as the philanthropic arm of an organization.

  • Analysis to determine whether the foundation model is appropriate
  • Explanation of process and procedures
  • Custom timelines and task lists
  • Referrals for legal assistance
  • Tailored one-on-one support and guidance
  • Identification of and recruitment strategies for initial volunteer corps
  • Volunteer training
  • Program Audits

R&R is able to provide an in-depth analysis of an organization’s current fund raising program.