Helping non-profit organizations build better relationships with their valued supporters, raise more money, and drive more value for their beneficiaries.
“I have been a nonprofit leader supporting initiatives in education, healthcare, social services, female empowerment and more for more than two decades.
I partner with clients because I believe we can make a bigger impact together. We are, indeed, greater than the sum of our parts.”
Offering innovative and personalized advancement consulting because I want to make your mission come to life and have the greatest impact.
People want to work together, to lift each other up, solve social problems and create change, TOGETHER. Let’s work together to design a custom program and consulting relationship that works for you and your effort.
Advisory and Consulting Services in…
Capital/Endowment Campaign Planning
“Anyone can be a fund-raiser. Few can be a friend-raiser, and even fewer can be a true fun-raiser. Sterrin is a great friend who makes raising funds fun!”
My course helps fundraisers and volunteers alike focus on best practices in relationship fundraising to support the causes important to them.
If you are a starting a nonprofit, looking for funds, are new to fundraising or have been doing it for years this course will provide you with new and innovative tools to bring your efforts to new heights.
In my 25 years of experience I have raised combined goals in excess of
During the worst recession in US history I completed a campaign for
“Sterrin’s experience and insights into the non-profit sector have been invaluable to Kudyou. She has helped us connect with a much wider group of people and accelerated our business opportunity through her understanding of the sectors needs. Always available and a great source of new ideas. I enjoy working with Sterrin and hope to continue doing so for a long time to come.”
“Sterrin was a talented fundraiser and built lasting relationships with major donors. She was creative, forthright, focused, and understood strategic cultivation. She always found ways to cut through organizational barriers and focus on the key donors.”
“Anyone can be a fund-raiser. Few can be a friend-raiser, and even fewer can be a true fun-raiser. As a first-responder with the American Red Cross during 9-11, to the most glamorous International Ball that exceeded expectations — Sterrin is a great friend who makes raising funds fun!”
“I was a private sector stakeholder on a major social responsibility initiative led by Sterrin while she was with the American Red Cross. I found her ability to establish strong relationships with me and with my colleagues outstanding, and her articulation of how ideas could take form within shared objectives formed the direction of strategies, programs and campaigns that resonated with our audiences.”
“Sterrin understands how to get things done and is a powerful organizational source. Her passion for quality and leadership are some of her most outstanding qualities. I would recommend her for any complex organizational project.”
from the blog
Changing the World…Together
I’ve worked in philanthropy for my entire career. Indeed, coming up on 27 years – really hard to believe. I’ve had great jobs, tough jobs, amazing bosses, crazy bosses, access to incredible philanthropists and people and have mentored and coached super talented young fundraisers and I’ve been blessed with mentors and people to look up […]CONTINUE READING >
Make Failure Your Fuel
As summer and my birthday approach this time of year I am always reminded of how we are constantly afforded the opportunity for new beginnings. Graduations, summer adventures, old chapters closing and new doors opening. Yes, it’s a romantic view of our time rotating around the sun and no surprise, I’m a sucker for commencement […]CONTINUE READING >