Powers Young & Company has a reputation for achievement, excellence and professionalism that has come through hard work, rigorous application of proven fundraising principles and decades of experience in nonprofit management and financial development. Since our founding in 2000, we have helped our Arizona clients secure $320 million in philanthropic support. Our team brings a depth of experience and proven success that inspires confidence, helping you achieve your goals.

CAPITAL CAMPAIGN MANAGEMENT

Direction of a capital campaign often requires full- or part-time campaign management services over many months. Powers Young & Company is able to provide an experienced director to augment an existing staff.

CAPITAL CAMPAIGN CONSULTING

Powers Young & Company may provide several days per month of consulting services during the course of a campaign for a mature organization with a full development and executive staff. Usually, these services focus on development of a campaign plan, enlistment of top volunteers and forming a solicitation strategy for top gifts.

DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

The findings of a development study will establish a challenging, yet obtainable goal, identifytop gifts and determine the availability of potential campaign leaders. Powers Young & Company’s extensive experience in conducting external studies and interpreting study data will be critical to the success of your campaign.

ANNUAL GIVING ASSESSMENT AND COUNSEL

The success of your annual giving program is vital. In these challenging economic times, many organizations’ annual fund campaigns are being tried and tested. Powers Young & Company will assess the strengths and opportunities within your organization and help you implement proven techniques to expand revenue from charitable gifts.

ORGANIZATIONAL ASSESSMENT

The new “Normal” has caused many nonprofit organizations to rethink their strategies for success. Using its experience creating new organizations to fill community needs, Powers Young & Company will help you find the best solution to honor your mission and achieve your strategic vision.

BOARD DEVELOPMENT

Thoughtful enlistment and development of a capable and motivated governing body is the underpinning of any successful nonprofit organization and its fundraising program. Powers Young & Company will use its extensive experience to strengthen your board and governance structure.

STRATEGIC PLANNING

To engage the community in your cause, you need a clearly articulated vision and direction. Powers Young & Company will work with you to identify current stakeholder perceptions and create a vision to help you articulate and achieve your goals.

START-UP DEVELOPMENT AND BUSINESS PLANNING

The birth of a new organization is exciting, motivating and often chaotic. Powers Young & Company will help you create a comprehensive business plan that will drive founders to make the important decisions needed for the successful launch of an organization.

INTERIM NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT

The transition of the chief executive officer can be a turbulent time in an organization. Powers Young & Company will provide an interim director to ensure continuity of services, maintain donor confidence and sustain strong board governance.

LEADERSHIP SUCCESSION PLANNING

Successfully managing the transition of the chief executive officer requires thoughtful decision-making and planning. Waiting until the organization’s leader announces their departure is too late to begin this planning. Powers Young & Company will provide a comprehensive executive succession and transition plan to give the board confidence and the tools they will need when the time comes.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Discovering opportunities are often not the problem with most nonprofit organizations; finding the staff time to embrace and carry out the opportunity is. Powers Young & Company will oversee the creation, planning, development and implementation of a specific project or program, working closely with the appropriate staff and volunteer leadership to ensure success.

CRISIS MANAGEMENT

Boards of directors face unexpected challenges: a CEO’s departure; a financial, personnel or risk management crisis; internal strife and board-splitting affecting the agency’s ability to function; dissolution or mergers. Strong leadership at these times is critical. Powers Young & Company has the depth of experienced consultants to quickly and effectively manage crises that can negatively impact mission delivery, and damage public and donor confidence.