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Ostara's fundraising consultants are your collaborators and strategic partners.

With a deep understanding of the intricacies of the philanthropic landscape, and consultants with a wide array of experience across sectors, we tailor our services to address the unique needs of each client, and partner with you to assess your development program, build capacity, strengthen your culture of philanthropy, and develop internal infrastructure needed to fundraise effectively.


As fundraising consultants, we stand shoulder-to-shoulder with you and your staff, providing insight and solutions that align with your resources, priorities, and vision working alongside you and your team to elevate your impact and realize your organizational goals.

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  • Development Assessment - review of current plan, strategies, development operations and communications, and a full set of recommendations

  • Strategic Data Services - focus on fundraising systems, data management, dashboards & custom analytics

  • Grant Strategy, Research and Writing - grant program development, institutional funder research, and expert grant writing

  • Fundraising Planning - strategic and strengths-based planning for growing the fund development program

  • Fundraising Training, Workshops & 1:1 Coaching - for executive directors, development staff, or board members

  • Special Projects - digital campaigns, annual fund appeals, development hiring, events other specialties

  • Case Development - compelling "case for support" messaging framework and refinement

  • Major Gift Program - strategy, planning, real-time prospect strategy & coaching

  • Planned Giving - expert strategy for individual gift planning and legacy program development

  • Wealth Screening & Individual Donor Research - Batch screenings and targeted research using industry-leading technology

  • Interim Staffing & Hiring Process Facilitation - skilled leadership to navigate through vacancies, and assistance scoping the position, recruiting and screening candidates.

Case Studies

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