approach3Fund raising enables your organization to fulfill its mission and programming objectives. Whether it is a capital campaign or grant writing, your fundraising strategy is key to the development of your organization's capacity and stability.

Annual Fundraising

A Pathway consultant can help you analyze the effectiveness of your current annual fund programs and make recommendations to move you to the next level. A Pathway planning or feasibility study will help you lay the groundwork for a special purpose campaign and position you for success. Pathway's campaign coaching service helps to assure the flawless execution of your campaign and optimum return on your investment of time and energy.

Strategic Fundraising Plan

Align your fundraising plan with your organization’s strategic plan. Pathway will work with you to develop a plan that is consistent with your goals and objectives but remains mindful of your resources and bandwidth. This is a realistic, highly tailored plan that can be supported by staff and board alike.

Capital Campaigns

A capital campaign can be the most cost effective means of funding your organizaition's facility, equipment and endowment needs. But successful campaigns don't just happen: they are the result of careful planning, excellent organization, and the timely execution of proven strategies.

"Pathway Associates has been our guide every step of the way through what has been a very successful Capital Campaign. We couldn't have come this far without them."

Anne Burkholder
Executive Director, YWCA of Salt Lake

Pathway Associates has helped dozens of clients successfully navigate the challenging waters of a capital campaign — and we can help you, too. Whether you need to test the waters with an objective feasibility study, develop a realistic campaign plan and budget, or train staff and volunteers to make your plans a reality, Pathway has the expertise get you started and see you through to success.

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Grant Writing & Prospect Research

Grant writing and prospect research are valuable pieces of your overall development plan. Working to develop your organization's grant writing potential will strengthen your success. We can help you work to get your grant writing needs on the right path!

Endowments & Financial Reserves

Terms such as "planned giving program," "endowment," or "reserves" describe funds which are set aside for the long term benefit of your organization. They are separate from annual operating funds, but are a very important part of your fundraising program. Reserves are critical to the success of your strategic plan as they demonstrate a long-term commitment to your organization's mission. The presence of healthy reserves on your balance sheet makes a statement to key stakeholders that your organization is responsibly managed and that gifts made through planned giving and other vehicles will contribute to long term sustainability.

While it may seem difficult to create and implement these long term strategies, Pathway Associates can provide you with a manageable plan.

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