The Winkler Group is the leading choice among colleges and universities.

You’ll recognize an immediate difference when working with us. We become just as invested in your project as you are. We are partners and creative strategists. Our consultants have 250 years of combined experience—much of it in academic advancement.

Winkler Group consultants are full-time employees—not contract workers—who are just as invested in your success as you are. Many of them have been vice presidents of advancement and major gift officers, so they know the challenges and opportunities you face.

Your lead consultant will be supported by a team of professionals and experts in the fields of major gifts, strategic planning, planned giving, case statement writing, and donor communications. Their individual expertise will be woven throughout your project.

We have raised millions for colleges and universities . Learn more about how our capital campaigns, campaign studies, and other fundraising initiatives can transform your institution.

 The Winkler Group has consistently stayed one or two steps ahead of us in our work, yet their approach has been one of true collegiality and partnership. They model the kind of advancement professional we all want to be, at our best. 

Spartanburg Methodist College

 The seeds you are helping to sow today in higher education will yield ROI and dividends far into the future. The Winkler Group has an amazing platform of service and hard deliverables. I am so pleased we are partners together for the future of Brevard College! 

Brevard College

The generous will prosper: those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed.
(Proverbs 11:25)

  • Over $1 Billion Raised
  • Our campaigns achieve 117% of their original goals
  • Our consultants have 200 years of fundraising experience