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The DRG Group has helped hundreds of organizations to better understand the state of their teams, enhance what is working, remove what is not working, and chart a path forward. Whether a small non-profit or a complex institution, the DRG Group can help you challenge your status quo to enhance efficiency, reinvigorate your work, align resources, and ultimately improve the fundraising bottom line.


When looking to establish, grow, or enhance your donor relations or fundraising programs, assessment is the first piece of the puzzle. As they say, knowing is half the battle. Our team can bring fresh, independent perspective and help jumpstart your strategic business planning. Coupled with ideas and opportunities for growth, we also provide methodologies for implementation and execution. We are there every step of the way.


As your consultants, it is our responsibility to:













This work is done in an open, honest, and transparent manner to ensure you receive a highly personalized and engaging experience. A comprehensive assessment can be customized based on your individual needs and goals, but typically consists of the following main elements:

  • Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats (SWOT) Analysis

  • Review of organizational/team structure, roles, and responsibilities

  • Review of current policies and procedures

  • Review of data management practices

  • Analysis of marketing, communications, and program collateral

  • Identification of major industry trends

  • Donor interviews


As a result of this activity, we will deliver a robust evaluation of the program along with recommended next steps and a strategy for implementation. If your organization needs further assistance to help project manage and implement the recommendations, we are available for further engagements. A DRG assessment has a number of benefits, such as:

  • Well-defined scope of engagement

  • Short duration, quick turnaround

  • Independent, fresh perspective

  • Affordable

  • No long-term commitment

  • Recommendations for next steps

  • Findings serve as the basis for your future strategic planning

  • Hands-on project management and implementation as needed


Partner with DRG and let us dive in, ask the tough questions, whiteboard the solutions, and ultimately create a vision for your organization’s future.







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