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Nonprofit Consulting & Management Services

You need strategies and talent for successful mission delivery. Our ability to partner with clients in delivering both is unique – and greatens your success.

Nonprofit Consulting & Management Services

You need strategies and talent for successful mission delivery. Our ability to partner with clients in delivering both is unique – and greatens your success.

You have specific needs; our customized approach and tailored teams reflect that. As our client, you benefit from sector-specific intelligence, cross-sector insight, and hands-on functional expertise. We combine our perspective on nonprofit leadership with our knowledge and experience in both fundraising and executive search. This distinct perspective enables us to deliver the most strategic and measurable impact for your organization.

A full range of nonprofit services

Our ability to provide both executive search services and fundraising and campaign counsel sets Development Guild apart. This, and our commitment to providing our clients with expert advice and innovative solutions, is why we are one of the country’s foremost nonprofit consulting firms.

We have our fingers on the pulse

With years of experience in the nonprofit sector and more than 2,500 executive search and fundraising client engagements, we can offer expert nonprofit consulting services that you can trust. We always have a finger on the pulse of the full range of nonprofit sectors, which enables us to anticipate, pivot, and respond to ever-changing needs.

Executive Search

Whether you are seeking to recruit a CEO, CFO, Chief Development Officer, Vice President of Advancement, or Director of Communications, you can anticipate a rigorous, fair, and transparent executive search process. The end result is a powerful connection between your extraordinary organization and an exceptional leader, who achieves a lasting, positive impact.

Fundraising and Campaign

Philanthropy is one of the most powerful drivers of mission – a way to create change, raise the bar, and sustain programs with extraordinary impact on society. With our fundraising, campaign and interim management services, you will identify opportunities and tactics that create the strongest, most sustainable philanthropic practice for your organization.


What do nonprofit consulting firms do?

A nonprofit consulting firm provides a range of services and advice to nonprofit organizations to help them achieve their most ambitious goals and strengthen their mission delivery. Development Guild specializes in both executive search and fundraising consulting services for nonprofit organizations nationwide.

What qualities and abilities should you expect from an effective nonprofit consultant?

The hallmarks of an excellent nonprofit consultant include the following:

  • In-depth sector knowledge – At Development Guild, our consultants have extensive sector knowledge in education, arts and culture, healthcare, social justice and human services, and the environment, in addition to many years of hands-on experience.
  • A collaborative approach – In order to achieve the best results possible for our nonprofit clients, our consultants focus on embedding themselves in your organization, culture, and leadership teams to truly understand your unique needs and requirements.
  • Strategic analysis – Our consultants can effectively assess the dynamics of your organization to provide highly customized solutions.
  • Integrity and accountability – Our team is serious about the work that we do and the impact it has on our trusted nonprofit partners. We employ refined business practices and the highest ethical standards in every action that we take. This is a commitment to one another, and to our clients, candidates, and professional networks.

How much do nonprofit consultant firms charge?

Depending on the goals you wish to achieve and the scope of the engagement, the cost of nonprofit consulting services will vary. If you would like an accurate quotation on Development Guild’s nonprofit consulting services, then please do not hesitate to contact our team. We would be more than happy to discuss your unique requirements with you.

We look forward to hearing from you