About Carsen Consulting

“Susan has a calm but persuasive style, and was able to keep the group on track throughout the campaign. Her experience and skills are considerable! I look forward to working with Carsen Consulting on future projects.”

— Peggy Lucas, formerly ED San Mateo Medical Center Foundation

WHO WE ARE: Carsen Consulting is a group of senior-level associates serving non-profit organizations in the western states region. The firm offers clients the benefit of intensive, experienced, hands-on participation, providing comprehensive and integrated guidance to non-profit organizations seeking to strengthen fundraising programs and expand their abilities to serve targeted populations. We believe that the best outcomes are the result of recognizing the unique characteristics of each organization, and the best solutions are designed collaboratively — viewing clients as partners in each endeavor. With these values in mind, our recommendations are tailored to each institution’s unique needs and resources. Click here to read our biographies.   WHAT WE DO: We provide counsel in all areas of advancement, from conducting feasibility and campaign planning studies to designing individual campaigns. Our core services encompass campaign and major gifts program management, institutional program assessments and volunteer leadership and staff training. Clients count on the firm to provide on-going counsel, post-campaign follow-up assessments, retreat planning, one-on-one staff and leadership coaching and communications expertise.  OUR CLIENT BASE: We serve clients in culture and the arts, conservation and the environment, health care, education and community and human services. Click here to view our representative client list.

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