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Knowledge, Dedication, Results

Trusted Advisors in Philanthropy
& Executive Search Since 1984

Philanthropy

Delivering relational philanthropy that achieves campaign success and builds long-term sustainable fund development.

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Executive Search

Discovering and attracting tomorrow's dynamic leaders for the institutions of today.

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Client Successes

YWCA High Point

A major renovation for this essential downtown nonprofit was successful due to dedicated campaign leadership, a strong executive director, and a project conducted in phases compelling to the community.
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YWCA High Point

Hammond School

In the midst of campaign planning, Hammond School acted on a CapDev recommendation to create a new position, and contracted with CapDev to conduct the search for the Director of Institutional Advancement - now successfully filled.
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Hammond School

Transitions LifeCare

A long-time CapDev client, Transitions LifeCare, founded as Hospice of Wake County, exemplifies the process of building a "culture of philanthropy," truly engaging in the capacity-building for long-term, sustainable fund development.
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Transitions LifeCare

NC Aquarium Society

Capital Development Services' longtime client, the North Carolina Aquarium Society, received a major honor this week as it was named to this year's "Highest Rated Charity" list for the Zoos and Aquariums category.
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Dix Park Conservancy

CapDev conducted the executive search that brought an exciting new CEO hire to Raleigh for Dorothea Dix Park Conservancy, a major new project set to "inspire the country," according to local media reports.
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Dix Park Conservancy

Greensboro Science Center

GSC's campaign - Think BIG Together - truly inspired donors to think big, and delivered big results.
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Greensboro Science Center

Workshops & Conferences

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CapDev's popular 1-day campaign planning workshops have been running for over a decade and are ideal for nonprofit board and staff leaders considering a major campaign. Our newest workshop topic introduces innovative thinking about campaigns and philanthropy, and offers effective tools for building campaigns and sustainable fund development. Registration for this new series will begin in early 2017, so watch the button below for more details soon to come -
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  • NCICU

    January 24, 2017 - Meredith College, Raleigh NC
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    2 sessions - 1/24 and 1/25: Managing "Helicopter" Donors; and Overcoming Campaign Obstacles

    Allan Burrows & Michelle Schneider

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