Introducing the Fundraising Reality Check

Chalkboard with a lightbulb and dollar signs

When transitioning to capital campaigns for fundraising, many nonprofits feel unsure whether or not they are ready to invest in large-scale efforts. Do you need more time? Will your fundraising efforts be a success? Thankfully, with the right tools and resources on your side, capital campaign success does not need to be a guessing game. […]

The Core of our Business as Capital Campaign Consultants

We take our core values seriously at Convergent. They guide our entire approach to capital campaign fundraising. Loving what we do and putting people first ensure that we listen closely to the needs of our clients. This enables us to be both strategic and creative in our recommendations for helping the nonprofits we serve reach […]

Best Practices for Funding Economic Development

Funding Insights Blog: Best Practices for Funding Economic Development

Watch the video below to learn the key steps included in the investment campaign model. This best practices approach is a proven and highly successful way to secure the funding needed to implement a wide variety of economic development initiatives. You can also continue reading below for the full video transcript.   The best practices […]

Fundraising FAQs from Florida Economic Developers

FEDC Convergent Nonprofit Solutions Blog

I very much enjoyed yet another Florida Economic Development Council (FEDC) conference this year, and especially having the opportunity to introduce my partner Cheryl Hardy to so many of you. Florida has become our fastest growing market, and as Central Florida residents, Cheryl and I couldn’t be more thrilled! During the conference, I had the […]

Think Big, Be Bold – Insights from MAKO Chamber Conference 2017

MAKO Chamber Conference

Every year Mark attends the MAKO Chamber Conference. This annual meeting of chamber professionals from Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, and Oklahoma has grown drastically since its inception, and this year had the largest attendance yet. After each conference, Mark usually shares a few of the “Frequently Asked Questions” he heard about chamber fundraising and our services during the conference, but this year, we thought we’d change things up a bit.

Is Your Nonprofit Ready to Move to the Next Level? A Capital Campaign May Be the Answer!

AmeriDisability Blog

Convergent Note: The following is a brief excerpt from an article written by Principal Mark Bergethon and published in the Mar/Apr 2017 issue of AmeriDisability, “Florida’s leading publication for individuals, businesses, and nonprofits supporting our disabled community.” To read the full article, follow the link at the bottom of the excerpt. Nonprofits are constantly in […]