CFA provides an objective review of your development program and assesses the readiness of your development staff to meet challenges or take your organization to the next level. CFA will take the following steps in the development assessment:

  • Conduct interviews with key staff members and volunteers.

  • Review program procedures and plans.

  • Evaluate data management.

  • Assess the mindset and morale of key personnel.

  • Review all donor communications, from newsletters and annual appeals to foundation grant requests online efforts.

  • Determine effectiveness of the development function across key benchmarks.

  • Report your organizations strengths, challenges and opportunities for success.

  • Provide a strategic development plan with steps on how to meet your objectives.