officeKnowledge. Innovation. Collaboration.
Integrity. Accountability. Passion.

 

Development Guild DDI is a leading consulting firm that provides executive search, fundraising counsel, and campaign services to nonprofit organizations. We bring a powerful combination of discipline and innovation to every client engagement, delivering solutions that are both strategic and deeply rooted in experience and analysis.

Drawing upon more than 2,500 client engagements and 40 years working in every nonprofit sector, our collaborative approach is distinguished by candid dialogue and supported by cutting-edge technology. We commit to understanding and respecting your unique culture and to translating that knowledge into viable solutions.

2,500+

Client Engagements

With 40 years working in every nonprofit sector, our collaborative approach is distinguished by candid dialogue and supported by cutting-edge technology.

96%

Client satisfaction rate

Our clients trust us. They know we share their passion. And they appreciate our track record of repeatedly creating tangible, lasting value.

350+

years of collective experience

Experience drives our ability to deliver solutions that are deeply rooted in discipline, analysis and innovation.

50/50

Fundraising and Executive Search

Half our services are executive search and half are fundraising; while the two can function independently, they are also highly synergistic.

We partnered with Development Guild on our search for a Vice President and Chief Development Officer and a Senior Vice President and Chief External Affairs Officer. Their team was dedicated and communicative; they understood our organization’s direction – and the key role these positions would play. We made two great hires, who are both strong fits for their positions and Fountain House.

 

- Dr. Ashwin Vasan, President and CEO

Because Development Guild counseled us on our $40M capital campaign, they knew us well and understood the kind of leader we needed in a Vice President for Institutional Advancement. The Development Guild team was fantastic; they always helped us anticipate new developments and kept us fully informed throughout the search. They were easy to work with and fit in beautifully with our team. They could not have done a better job! 

- Toni Hays, President