Winkler Group Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Expanded Service Lines

CHARLESTON, S.C.—The Winkler Group, one of the nation’s premier fundraising consulting firms, commemorates its 20th anniversary by introducing innovative fundraising services for nonprofits.

These new offerings assess the donor pipeline and fundraising effectiveness, build donor capacity, and design effective development plans.  

Since its founding in 2004, the Winkler Group has revolutionized philanthropy for fundraisers looking for hands-on strategic counsel. The firm has led hundreds of academic institutions, cultural and faith-based organizations, and nonprofits through comprehensive capital campaigns that fund new buildings, programs, and endowments. The Winkler Group has helped organizations in 23 states raise more than $1 billion to advance worthy missions.  

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“We have been blessed after twenty years to become one of the nation’s most respected, go-to firms. We have been fortunate to assemble one of the best teams in the country,” shares Winkler Group Founder and CEO Tim Winkler. “Our model of delivering unprecedented fundraising results with humble confidence is unmatched. I am even more excited about the next twenty years, as I firmly believe the best is yet to come.” 

New Services Beyond Capital Campaigns

The Winkler Group, recognizing that organizations often need help building annual donor capacity, announces today that it is expanding beyond capital campaigns and introducing new service lines designed to give nonprofits, academic institutions, and healthcare organizations every tool they need to build robust funding programs.

“I can’t think of a better way to celebrate our twentieth anniversary than with new services that expand the capacity of our entire sector,” announces Jim Bush, Winkler Group Principal and President. “When we help our partners stimulate donor investment, we provide the financial fuel they need to tackle our society’s greatest challenges.”  

This new suite of services is designed to help nonprofits identify—and then raise—more donations from donors. New services include: 

  • Fundraising Program Assessment: an audit of internal development processes and donor capacity, with recommendations to operate more efficiently and effectively and reach higher fundraising potential. For more information, click here. 
  • Donor and Prospect Pipeline Analysis: assess the capacity of the current donor base while identifying new donor prospects and strategies to acquire them. For more information, click here. 
  • Major Gifts Strategy: grow the base of major donors through strategic moves management of mid-level and lower-level donors, targeted donor cultivation, and acquisition of new donor prospects and suspects. 
  • Strategic Fundraising Plan: build an effective development plan that maximizes philanthropic revenue and strengthens an organization’s culture of philanthropy. 

Founded in 2004, the Winkler Group is a national nonprofit consulting firm headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina. The firm partners with nonprofits to implement strategies that raise more money. With a hands-on model, the Winkler Group helps organizations spend more time focusing on their mission, not on fundraising. Visit or call (843) 849-6256 for more information.  

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