SERVICES

Mary Beth Sova provides experienced fundraising, philanthropy and event expertise.  She has a broad background of increasing, expanding and enhancing all aspects and categories of non-profit fundraising.  She has creatively developed and managed countless memorable and successful events and projects of all types. Clients can also work with her to develop real plans to increase, attract and maintain critical members and target audiences.  With her unique perspective and vast experience, businesses can create and implement unique, workable and brand identified strategic contribution plans to make their charitable giving have the highest impact for them and the organizations and causes they support.

DEVELOPMENT
 

INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT for NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

 

  • consult, assess, plan, design, revise and implement all aspects of non-profit and organizational fundraising

 

  • organize and lead customized individual or group trainings, brainstorming and planning sessions to identify new levels and sources of fundraising opportunites for all types and sizes of mission based organizations producing achievable fundraising plans

 

  • evaluate the workplans, calendars and outcomes of the development department or fundraising efforts and recommend practical and feasible improvements and changes

 

GIVING, DONOR PROGRAMS and DONOR EVENT DEVELOPMENT and ENHANCEMENT

 

  • strengthen capacities, programs, events and people to provide your organization with enhanced revenue from multiple sources

 

  • secure, maintain and grow donations of all kinds at various levels through donor program development, enrichment or revision

 

  • identify fruitful prospects from donor review and research and when, where and how to get them to give, give more and give more often putting together an effective moves management plan

 

  • plan, coordinate and/or manage all types and sizes of memorable fundraising events that make money and increase donors

 

INTERIM SENIOR DEVELOPMENT STAFFING

 

  • provide an expert, experienced staff person during a transition or absence in the development department

 

  • evaluate development department structure and fundraising plans and assess individual staff and members' roles, responsibilities and strengths and weaknesses to ensure highest and best use of staff, board members and committees

 

  • identify best prospects to expand your board of directors and evaluate the work and contributions of boards and committees

 

  • conduct development staff hiring process, including writing or revising job descriptions, vetting and interviewing candidates and training hired staff

 

AUDIENCE and MEMBER DEVELOPMENT

 

  • create and/or grow and capture your sought after audience or membership using what is unique about what you do through the development or revision of programs and outreach initiatives

 

  • identify sources and resources for growth and develop outreach materials and programs to increase your audiences, members and supporters

 

 

 

Event MANAGEMENT

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PROJECT, PROGRAM and/or EVENT DESIGN

and MANAGEMENT

 

  • develop, plan, implement and manage all types and sizes of events and programs - conferences, exhibitions, lecture series, openings, meetings, festivals, and special events

 

  • design creative, innovative and memorable programs and events that build and cement relationships and achieve the impact and outreach that you seek

 

  • plan, coordinate and oversee all details of project and event timelines

 

  • collaborate with partners, vendors and others to ensure the best outcome

 

  • recommend plans to provide for the critical follow up after the event or program to capitalize on the outreach and participation that has taken place to further goals and make, expand and maintain supportive relationships

      

  • evaluate the event(s), project or program and contribute revisions and accolades to make your next events that much more successful

 

 

 

 

Philanthropy STRATEGIES

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CORPORATE and BUSINESS PHILANTHROPY STRATEGIES

 

  • review and assess giving history and charity involvement and ensure that it is in line with your business' stated mission and a match for your company's contribution goals and the impact it wants to make

 

  • communicate through your community contributions, participation, partnerships and sponsorships the shared values of your business and the causes and organizations it supports

 

  • review cause related marketing goals and return on investments and identify benefits to your company that you seek

 

  • develop and implement contribution programs that have true long term impact and are recognized to suit your requirements

 

  • identify highly effective organizations and programs that best fit your community contribution mission and engage your employees and staff

 

  • work with those organizations and projects you have identified to make sure that your philanthropy and contributions receive the unique recognition and benefits to meet your public relations and marketing needs and stated charitable goals

 

 

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773.320.9799

 

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