Before you hire a fundraising consultant, consider:
Many organizations that are short on funding want to start their capacity building journey with fund development. However, there are many important steps that need to happen first for fundraising planning to work.
The Society for Nonprofits offers a free guide that walks you through the pieces you need to have in place before working on your fundraising plan. You might also consider an organizational assessment as a first step–visit our page “Organizational & Network Assessment” for assessment-related resources.