Hiring a Fundraising or Database Consultant – What You Need to Know

Behind-the-scenes look at life as a consultant

About the Webinar

This webinar originally aired on February 22, 2024 11:00am, Central

Are you thinking of hiring a fundraising consultant to help you build your development program, grow your annual appeal, or manage a capital campaign? Or perhaps you’re looking to bring on a database consultant to help you get your data and processes in order?

Or maybe you’re thinking of making the leap into consulting yourself.

Join Nic Prenger, Ashley Winans, and Andy Schroeder for a practical, behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like to work with (or be) a fundraising or database consultant.

Attendees will learn:

  1. How much consultants charge, and what you get for your money
  2. Where to find a consultant that fits your organization
  3. What makes a good fit
  4. Large firms versus independent consultants
  5. Common mistakes and points of conflict
  6. How to start working as a consultant

Whether your organization is thinking of hiring a consultant or you are interested in getting into this line of work for yourself, join us for a behind-the-scenes look at life as a fundraising or database consultant.

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Meet Your Hosts

Nic Prenger, J.D. Founder/CEO

Nic Prenger founded Prenger Solutions Group in 2018 to help nonprofits modernize their communications and fundraising. He is passionate about using technology to help nonprofits raise more money with fewer headaches – a passion shared by each and every member of the PSG team. A former prosecutor, Nic worked for the U.S. Senate Finance Committee in Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa. He also served on the national advisory board for the National Catholic Education Association.

Andy Schroeder, MBA Vice President of Digital Services

As a former major and planned gift officer, Andy provides clients real-world examples of how moves management creates meaningful donor relationships. Andy also brings extensive knowledge of Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge and helps clients leverage their CRM to enhance fundraising and stewardship efforts.

Ashley Winans, MPA Chief Operating Officer

Ashley has over 20 years of experience in nonprofit fundraising, including annual and capital campaigns, communications, marketing, and project management. Ashley provides strategic leadership, direction, and administration in her role as Chief Operating Officer at PSG. Before being named COO, she led our Client Services division. Ashley is passionate about our clients and continues to be seen as a trusted advisor in her consulting work.