“How may I be of service(s), my friend?”
Case writing for capital campaigns: Making the donor the hero of the story
Recent clients: The Anchorage Museum, Bow Valley College, Brockton Hospital, The Gettysburg Foundation, the International Charter School, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, Planned Parenthood of Southern New England
| “Tell me more about donor-centered cases for support, Tom. Can you show me what these things look like?“
Audits: Evaluating the state of your current supporter communications
Recent clients: Boston Animal Rescue League, Center for Constitutional Rights, Harlem RBI, USA for UNHCR
| “Tell me more about these audits, Tom. I understand they go deep and make lots of practical recommendations. Can you show me what’s covered?”
Training your staff or constituents in donor-centric communications
Recent clients: Center for Constitutional Rights, Orbis International, Oxfam Australia, Save the Children, SOS Children’s Villages, University of Chicago, Greater New Orleans Foundation, Montana Nonprofit Association
| “Tell me more about training our team to the highest standards, Tom. What’s involved? Can we do it online or do you come here in person?”
Donor-loving direct mail appeals
Principal client: Sharp HealthCare (San Diego), since 2009.
“Tom Ahern … is one of the country’s most sought-after creators of fund-raising messages. New York Times, Nov. 6, 2016 — To read the full article, click here.
| “Tell me more about these direct mail appeals of yours, Tom. What does “loverizing” direct mail look like?”