A boutique fundraising consulting firm for not-for-profit organizations. We specialize in encouraging peak performance by solving leadership challenges, encouraging best practices, advising on development campaigns, improving development techniques as well as strengthening development planning, systems and administrative services.
SWA has over 50 combined years of experience overseeing annual, endowment and capital campaigns for public benefit organizations. SWA's principals, have helped raise almost $500 million for educational institutions, arts organizations, health care facilities and environmental causes. SWA builds exceptional organizational capacity through the installation of a system of metrics, best practices and training designed to secure an organization's long-term sustainability.
SWA affilates with associates who have expertise in executive coaching, volunteer engagement, development strategy, major gift fundraising, marketing, communications and organizational development.
Current and former clients include:
California Rangeland Trust
Center for Youth Wellness
Foundation for Youth Investment
Global Heritage Fund
MidPeninsula Regional Open Space District
Pacific Forest and Watershed Lands Stewardship Council
Palo Alto Art Center Foundation
Palo Alto History Museum
Raising A Reader
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art
San Jose Museum of Art
TheatreWorks of Silicon Valley
The Stewardship Council
The Trust for Public Land
The Wilderness Society
The World Wildlife Fund