Build a New
Fundraising Strategy

Are you ready for the challenges of today’s fundraising landscape?

Nonprofits and philanthropy are adapting to a changing world. You’re trying to balance higher donor expectations while managing limited resources, with inexperienced or few fundraising staff. It’s easy to waste time and money. It’s easy to feel burned out.

Yet, fundraising success still depends on the donor relationships you steward, nurture, and grow.
It’s not just a measure of revenue raised.

We know fundraising inside and out, from your perspective and the donor’s. Here’s how we put that expertise to work for you, developing smart approaches that best use your resources to raise more money.

Our Services

Using our four-part approach, we help you look at and learn from your data, unpack
the information, dream big, and execute practical solutions that help you build a
successful fundraising strategy.


A good starting point is evaluating what’s working in your fundraising, your donors’ behavior trends, and where you have opportunities to grow. We conduct planning studies and research to ensure you embark on the best path for your organization.

  • Fundraising Assessments
  • Digital Audits & Analytics
  • Campaign Planning Studies
  • Prospect Research

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We help you dream big. What is your “why?” What is your dream impact? Fundraising all starts with how you tell your story and define your impact and vision for the future so that donors feel inspired to invest in you. We help you articulate your case, results, and aspirations that you can weave into your messaging.

  • Annual and Campaign Case Messaging
  • Donor Communications Strategy

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We work with you to develop a profitable fundraising strategy that focuses on the resources, skills, and tactics you need to build more effective donor relationships and catapult your revenue. We help you through:

  • Development Planning
  • Annual Giving-Major Gifts Strategy
  • Donor Engagement/Stewardship

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Growing your fundraising means “all in.” Staff and board leadership are co-owners of every donor’s experience with your organization. Implement your fundraising strategy and invest in your staff and volunteers to have the biggest impact.

  • Board Training
  • Volunteer Support
  • Staff Coaching

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The Windmill Hill Consulting Difference

Growing a fundraising strategy is no easy feat, but we have been doing it for a
combined 50 years, raising hundreds of millions of dollars for causes ourselves.

Data Analysis & Industry Research

All of our recommendations are informed by data analysis, proven practices, and industry research. We rely on your giving and donor trends and what we’ve been learning in the sector to make the most strategic decisions for your fundraising growth.


We value the relationships we have with our clients. Our clients trust our experience, curiosity, and candor. We offer informed and honest analysis and recommendations grounded in research, data, and practicality.


We adapt our work based on what the client may need most. We adopt a growth mindset and help you plan for an array of opportunities.

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Our Clients

Our nonprofit clients serve communities all over the country and the world.
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