At Richner + Richner, our aim is to multiply your impact. Our services connect with the unique needs of the non-profit organizations we serve, from rethinking their approach, to training volunteers, to helping execute complete campaigns.
Program AssessmentMost of our engagements begin with an in-depth analysis of your organization’s current status whether you are seeking to start a fundraising department or program, or you have an established program you hope to make better. We use a proprietary diagnostic tool to assess your results and potential.
We engage your most important constituents in conversation about the past, present, and future of your non-profit organization. We evaluate your structure and staff deployment, help you create a recruitment strategy, and assist you in hiring the right talent.
One of our guiding principles is that all fundraising programming should be sustainable, producing predictable results year after year. That’s why we work in partnership with you to deeply understand your organization and to develop strategies that are joyfully embraced by everyone you care about. We help create the infrastructure – from governance to data base solutions – to help ensure your success.
Strategic General Counsel Our highly-trained professionals guide nonprofit staff and board leadership through the most challenging fundraising situations, giving them the tools to work effectively and confidently.
Training We provide staff assessments, on-site training, prospect identification, custom solicitation strategies, and tailored coaching and mentoring.
CEO Development Program Whether it’s sharpening existing skills or providing a complete intro to fundraising, we can help diagnose CEO skill gaps and tailor personal coaching and mentoring programs.
Solicitation Training We help prepare your people and build confidence with group trainings and one-on-one sessions for key solicitors.
Volunteer Engagement We help develop appropriate volunteer structures by assessing organizational need, defining roles, recruiting, and training for measurable success.
Campaign Planning + ExecutionWe tailor our approach to each campaign to make sure that it will work within your non-profit organization’s unique culture and circumstances. There is no one-size-fits-all solution. Our philosophy is that if you’ve done one campaign, you’ve done one campaign. We help drive the pre-campaign planning process, rigorously assess internal readiness, and provide comprehensive campaign counsel.
Planned Giving Startup + Program Implementation We provide expertise in creating planned giving programs that fit your constituency. We help with budgeting, marketing plans, donor identification and recognition, policy and procedure guidance, endowment and investment planning, and charitable gift annuity program setup.
Prospective Major Donor Development Helping your organization develop strategies that lead to major and planned gifts is our greatest strength. We empower you with high-end annual campaign strategies, relationship-based moves management integration, and major gift strategies.
Feasibility Studies Our tailored, creative approach utilizes a combination of data collection, in-depth interviews and focus groups with key stakeholders to set strategic and realistic goals.
Case Development and CommunicationsThe first step in ensuring successful fundraising is identifying the aspirational gap and speaking to it: What would or organization be if we could raise all of the money we want for our vital mission? We help you present the opportunity for investment in ways that will excite the most experienced philanthropists to consider making your organization one of their top three philanthropic priorities. We help you build a case for support designed to dazzle and delight. We counsel you on how to use the case across all communication platforms from social media to personal cultivation and solicitation meetings with your most important prospective donors.