Your campaign readiness and feasibility are only the beginning. Our extensive planning study will serve as a blueprint for your campaign, offering customized strategies to help you meet—and often exceed—your fundraising goal. We’ll continue this personalized approach in helping execute your campaign, through our fundraising campaign management and consulting services.
Fundraising Strategists. Philanthropic Partners.
We understand the day-to-day demands of running a nonprofit. With the added strain of a major fundraising effort, you need more than a consultant—you need a strategic partner. That’s why we’ll be there for you. With you. Working alongside you, every step of the way.
Since 1989, The Curtis Group has provided personalized fundraising counsel to over 250 nonprofits across the country. Partnering with clients spanning the arts & cultural, educational, civic & public affairs, social service and healthcare sectors, we’ve conducted more than 200 planning studies and campaigns, over 6,000 interviews and raised $1 billion dollars for its clients.Read More >
What We Do
United Way of South Hampton Roads
Turning Obstacles into Opportunities When our team defines the elements of a successful campaign, there are three key factors always at the top: committed volunteers, highly effective staff and connected donors. Over the course of our nearly four years working with the United Way of South Hampton Roads, beginning with a planning study and supporting… Read more »
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
How Our Team Helped Leverage a Successful Campaign to Transform a Fundraising Program A Blueprint for the Future The only aquarium in Virginia, the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center in Virginia Beach is committed to the guest experience, creating inspiring exhibits and nature paths, and supporting research and conservation. When we began our… Read more »
Norfolk Botanical Garden
Norfolk Botanical Garden Surpasses Campaign Goal With Support From Our Team PLANS FOR SUCCESS Celebrating their 80th anniversary under the new leadership of a highly acclaimed executive director was the ideal time for the Norfolk Botanical Garden (NBG) to launch a major campaign to transform their 175 acres into the Garden of Tomorrow. With visions… Read more »
Community Revitalized in Delaware In Wilmington, Delaware, the REACH Riverside Development Corporation was formed in 2017 to remove the barriers to prosperity and well-being facing Wilmington’s Riverside neighborhood, a community experiencing the devastating impacts of decades of racial discrimination and disinvestment. REACH is the managing partner of The WRK Group, a group of three nonprofits… Read more »
Bridgewater Retirement Community
Passion & Leadership Foster Successful Fundraising PLANS FOR SUCCESS Located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, Bridgewater Retirement Community provides a vibrant, friendly and safe environment to age gracefully. Recognizing a need to continue to improve their facilities as well as create a second memory support house, Bridgewater HealthCare Foundation retained The Curtis Group to… Read more »