Graham-Pelton is a fundraising and management consulting firm for leading nonprofit organizations worldwide.

Our mission:
elevate philanthropy so nonprofits can flourish


We develop creative solutions as unique as our clients and as distinct as their needs.

giving and philanthropy

The collective generosity of humanity will propel us forward.

fundraising strategy
attraction and retention

organizational effectiveness

High-performing teams aren’t created by chance.

operational assessment
talent assessment and development
training and engagement
interim staffing

business intelligence

Information is knowledge and knowledge is power.

prospect profiling
database optimization
wealth screening and analysis
fundraising metrics

in the news

Our efforts empower the next generation of leaders and reinvent the future.

Children’s Museums partnership launched

Graham-Pelton to help ACM members strengthen fundraising capacity

$100 million grant awarded

To client International Rescue Committee by MacArthur Foundation

The Economist, NPR, Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch

Feature Elizabeth Zeigler as expert source

Patricia B. House, Ed.D.

featured in The Chronicle of Philanthropy

John Claughton named Senior Counsel

Describing his history in the school sector, he offers productive path forward for the industry

Expertise on GDPR

Featured in The NonProfit Times

insights with impact

Explore the intricate themes facing our industry.

Business Intelligence
February 13, 2018

Give me liberty or give me data: How GDPR may affect fundraising in the United States

One of the largest wealth screening providers, WealthEngine, pulled their operations out of the United Kingdom in light of the changing privacy laws as the…
Giving & PhilanthropyOrganizational EffectivenessIndustry Insights
January 31, 2018

Developing Development: Senior Counsel John Claughton on leading, growing the effort

Graham-Pelton is pleased to welcome John Claughton as Senior Counsel. John will partner with the firm’s clients in the UK and throughout Europe to provide…
Giving & PhilanthropyIndependent SchoolsIndustry Insights
January 17, 2018

The Development cat – and how to skin it

Last week, I went to a very successful independent girls’ school to talk about their experiences in fundraising – and they have been successful at…
Benchmarking SurveyReturn on Investment
February 13, 2018

Beyond Benchmarking: What the data can’t tell you

The title of this blog may strike you as a little odd, particularly given that Graham-Pelton Consulting recently partnered with IDPE to deliver the most…
Benchmarking SurveyReturn on Investment
December 20, 2017

Legacy giving and its possibilities

With non-legacy fundraising generating an incredible £172.5m for schools over the past two years and many reporting policies finding it difficult to account for legacy…
Benchmarking SurveyDonor-centric Giving
December 18, 2017

No such thing as an average school

The IDPE Benchmarking Report states that, “Understanding the make-up of the various audiences within your school will allow you to ascertain how much could be…

see you there

Meet us or hear us speak at these upcoming industry events.

NCGS Philanthropic Roundtable

February 26 | New York City

CASE District II

Feb. 25 through 27 | Washington, DC.

CASE District I

March 15 through 16 | Boston

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We enable nonprofit organizations to solve the most complex challenges of our day.

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