Obtaining a major gift is 90% preparation and 10% execution, and nothing is more important than knowing as much as possible about your prospects. Our experienced prospect research specialist has access to the critical databases that contain relevant data about your potentials, and will work to isolate the unique information that is key to a successful solicitation. All data is then assembled into concise, detailed reports, providing you with a complete financial and personal profile.
Research and Grant Writing
A good grant writer knows that a large measure of your success is not in the writing itself, but rather in the planning and research. Mirenda & Associates is adept at researching funders and outlining winning programs. Quite simply, we’ve successfully raised millions of dollars. We can help you do the same.
Executive Consultation and Coaching
Often organizations include individuals who are critical to the larger picture, but in need of additional resources in order to truly maximize their potential. Our experienced professionals are available for individual or small group coaching of staff and volunteers, and will design a customized program with one or more of our consultants to provide the necessary support to ensure success.
The expertise of Mirenda & Associates is enhanced and supported by a network of trusted advisors, vendors and contractors that are available to provide guidance and perform specialized work for our clients on our behalf. They have a proven track record of high-quality work and demonstrated success, with results rooted in their understanding of the Mirenda & Associates model.
These resources range from prospect screening to planned giving, to prospect research to database management, to staff and board training. Whatever and whomever you require to strengthen your organization, Mirenda & Associates will act as your liason to identify and retain the necessary resources.
Government and Public Sector Funding
Mirenda & Associates can help you navigate the labyrinthian government agency mazes to obtain funding from agencies key to your success. We have extensive experience in cultivating these relationships and researching their current areas of interest to determine the most effective approaches. We can also assist in the drafting proposals that adhere to their guidelines and ensure that they are submitted in a timely manner.
- Federal Agencies
- Department of Education
- Health and Human Services
- Institute of Museum and Library Services
- National Endowment for the Arts
- National Endowment for the Humanities
- National Institute of Health
- National Science Foundation