How We Help

In every community, nonprofits compete for the same narrow pool of supporters. Many struggle to stand out and make their argument the most compelling a funder will hear. We approach fundraising differently – translating what you “do” into what funders will “invest” in. It’s a powerful appeal that ends the constant struggle for funding.

Let us know how we can help you:

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Ready!

I'm ready to start fundraising with the right partner

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The Basics

I'm just starting out and want to learn the basics of fundraising

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Approach

I'm looking for a more effective fundraising approach

Who We Are

When you hire Convergent, you don’t get a single fundraiser but a team of highly experienced fundraising professionals. Each team member brings depth of experience in a specific area of campaign management, such as organizational positioning, professional asks, and developing campaign ROI. As you meet your team members, you’ll find we’re all driven by one thing – great passion for your work and ours.

See how our passion pays off:

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100%

Our Entire Team is Experienced in 5-Figure Asks

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100+ Years

Over a Century of Experience in Nonprofits and Fundraising

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22 Years

Our Average Experience in Executive Level Roles Is 22 Years

What To Expect

What if your fundraising efforts were easier? What if you exceeded goal but didn’t have to rely on your Board to make that happen? Our clients love the ease of our turnkey fundraising solutions. We do the day-to-day campaign work, predicated on a feasibility study that defines and achieves your maximum potential.

Convergent makes fundraising easier:

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“The Ask”

We Make
“The Ask”

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Relationships

We Strengthen
Funder Relationships

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Day-to-Day

We Manage
the Day-to-Day

Why Choose Us

Einstein was just 26 years old when he calculated E=mc2 and Charles Lindbergh took flight at 25. We’re a tad shy of 22 but no less passionate about our mission – to ensure sustainable funding for our clients. As pioneers of ROI-based fundraising, our approach is different, and our results reflect it. Like our trendsetting role models, we don’t deliver the expected. We want to help you soar above the clouds.

Are you ready to transform your fundraising?

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100%

Secure Over 100%
of Funding Goal

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Grow Faster

Campaigns Measured in
Months Not Years

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97%

97% of Campaigns
On/Under Budget

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American Association of Community College Annual Conference

April is Community College Month! We’ll be hosting a session at the 99th Annual AACC Conference in Orlando. Join us for Beyond Dollars: Engaging Your Boards.

Our team would love to meet with you during the conference to learn more about your fundraising needs.

Featured Blogs

The New York Times recently had an article on precrastination, which is defined as “the tendency to tackle sub goals at the earliest opportunity — even at the expense of extra effort,” or the opposite of procrastination. It’s so satisfying to move forward and check…

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My favorite question to ask when leading a board retreat is, “How many of you like asking for money?” Usually, only one or two hands go up. My second favorite question, as an immediate follow-up, is, “How many of you are passionate about this organization and…

The 2018 ACCE Convention did not disappoint! Very strong content and wonderful network development for EVERYBODY but the real star of the show may have been the place, not the program. I don’t think I’ve ever heard so many raves about the host city and chamber…

Over 20 years ago, the idea of discussing “investors” and “return on investment” in relation to nonprofit organizations seemed preposterous. Today, however, it is not uncommon to hear both terms used widely throughout the sector.

Before a surgeon can operate, the surgical team must check the patient’s vital signs to ensure they are healthy enough to undergo the procedure. Similarly, a capital campaign is a major operation impacting the financial health of your nonprofit. A feasibility study is a critical…