Our Story

At Joan Wood & Company we are change agents. We fix problems, improve systems, train leadership and, when appropriate, help expand development shops.

We have 30+ years of development experience to guide nonprofits as they navigate an ever-changing fundraising landscape.

Ultimately, we help nonprofits raise more money – and we teach them the tools to fundraise more effectively.

Fundraising. Strategy. Coaching.

Our Services

We tailor our services to meet the unique needs of our nonprofit clients.

Development Assessments

Development Assessments

› Evaluate Fundraising Strategy & Tactics
› Analyze Performance Related Metrics
› Determine Strategies for Targeting
  Individuals, Foundations & Corporations
› Evaluate Database Management &
  Tracking Capacity

Tactics &

Tactics & Strategy

› Actionable Development Plans
› Prospect Research & Wealth Screening
› Case for Support & Donor Messaging
› Multi-Channel Segmentation & Targeting
› Strategy for Benefits & Auctions
› Tactics for Advisory & Auxiliary Boards

Coaching &

Coaching & Training

› Development Planning
› Improve Messaging & "Elevator Speech"
› Board Engagement Strategies, Training,
   Recruitment & Orientation
› Training on Identifying, Cultivating, Asking
  & Stewarding Major Donors
› Individual Giving Tactical Strategies


Folks like us, but what they really like is that their revenue increases after we help improve their development program.

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