Team, Talent, and Culture Solutions that Transform Fundraising
The landscape for philanthropy is changing, even as demands for fundraising revenue increase. Aspen Leadership Group (ALG) supports exceptional careers in philanthropy, helping fundraising leaders see the horizon and recruit, train, retain, and inspire diverse, inclusive, and high-performing teams.
Our search services and leader-to-leader consulting focus on building a team and a culture that enable an organization to engage all of its potential donors and volunteers and to raise the largest possible gifts. We empower advancement teams to change approaches and behaviors and drive unprecedented fundraising results.
We Help Nonprofit Teams Drive Results
In partnership with our clients, we find extraordinary talent and build healthy cultures of philanthropy, in which board members, executive teams, advancement staff, and constituents:
Understand their individual roles and collective responsibilities related to fundraising and engagement
Believe in a collective vision
Share values and demonstrate high levels of belief and confidence in each other’s vision, strategy, and capacity
Present and welcome diverse backgrounds and perspectives, fostering a culture of inclusion and meaningfully connecting with the largest possible number of constituents
Partner to achieve impact
Embrace donors and volunteers as essential partners in creating the organization’s future and in achieving shared objectives for impact on society
Retained search, talent scouting, and grow-your-own coaching
Executive Coaching and Thought Partnership
Executive coaching and strategic thought partnership for CEOs, CDOs, and other fundraising and engagement leaders
Talent Management Solutions
Retreat facilitation and organizational alignment workshops, program and team structure appraisals, strategic and operational planning, professional development and training
Raising Your Largest Gifts
Establishing and strengthening principal gifts programs, creating a culture of philanthropic partnership, meeting donors as they prefer
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consulting
Diversity assessments, design and implementation of diversity hiring programs, inclusion and retention strategies, training on unconscious bias and DEI practices
Review of research and trends in women’s giving, training on women’s philanthropic preferences, workshops to design adaptations to grow women’s philanthropy
What Makes Us Different
We are a true partner dedicated to supporting advancement teams and their careers. We work leader to leader, offering team, talent, and culture solutions.
Focused on philanthropy
All of our resources are focused on the nonprofit sector.
Tested and trusted
We handle more advancement searches than any other firm.
The most extensive networks
Our principals and partners have built relationships with nonprofit leaders over decades. These networks open doors to top candidates and nominators.
Comprised of experienced leaders
We come to the table with firsthand experience working with boards and leadership teams that allows for robust exchange of ideas for search and strategy.
Rooted in relationships
We form enduring and productive relationships with current and aspiring fundraising leaders of all experience levels and backgrounds, and we support their goals long-term.
Committed to diversity and inclusion
We walk the talk. We are cultivating a culture of diversity and inclusion, both in our own company and in partnership with our clients and the individuals we serve.