The North Group Inc.
Fundraising feasibility studies
Capital and endowment campaigns
Annual operating campaigns
The North Group helps position arts organizations for effective fundraising
by analyzing their fundraising needs; envisioning those needs within a
broader organizational, community and/or regional context; conducting feasibility
studies, facility master planning and prospect research in ways to enhance
buy-in and support from key potential donors; creating detailed strategies
for cultivation and solicitation of individuals, corporations, foundations,
and governments; and enabling volunteer leaders to succeed with campaign
and materials conducive to comfortable, gracious one-on-one fundraising.
Board development and retreats
The North Group helps plan and facilitate board, staff and/or organizational
retreats, facility master planning, and strategic planning to
help staff, board and other volunteer leaders focus their time, energies
Community cultural planning
Facility program and "use" feasibility studies
Adaptive reuse planning
The North Group works with communities and arts organizations to create facility program and "use" feasibility studies as well as financial-based cultural plans which position cultural organizations to develop a base of support in the public sector and to fundraise more effectively in the private sector. These studies have included the evaluation of starting or rejuvenating united arts funds.
The North Group Inc. leads workshops on fundraising, board development,
and planning that focus on practical and helpful information grounded
in real life challenges and success stories.