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 200 nonprofits across the region. Partnering with clients spanning the arts & cultural, educational, civic & public affairs, social service and healthcare sectors, we’ve conducted more than 200 planning studies, over 5,000 interviews and raised over $650 million dollars.
What We Do
Clients & Case Studies
United Way of South Hampton Roads
United Way of South Hampton Roads Turns 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… 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 »
Bridgewater Retirement Community
Passion & Leadership Foster Successful Fundraising How we helped Bridgewater Retirement Community Surpass Their Campaign Goal 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… Read more »
Outer Banks Relief Foundation
Outer Banks Relief Foundation’s Campaign Advances the Entire Organization Experiencing personal tragedy is accompanied all too often by financial stress. This stressor is where the Outer Banks Relief Foundation (OBRF) steps in for its neighboring families in North Carolina ensuring that families have housing, food and dependable care. Recognizing an ever-increasing need for their assistance,… Read more »