Services

YUCKS Enterprises is pleased to list a full array of fundraising counsel services.

For the Donor:

  • Executor Duties
    • liaising with the allied professionals (lawyers, accountants, and financial planners)
    • carrying out the donor’s wishes
    • helping the donor with the intricacies of expressing their wishes to their heirs
  • Philanthropic Priority Assessment
    • strategizing to determine envelopes of funding (i.e. healthcare, arts, education, etc.)
    • working within the envelopes to further develop short-term and long-term priorities
  • Next Generation
    • involving the next generation in philanthropic decisions
    • how to maintain a family’s legacy
  • Strategic Planning
    • short term and long-term objective setting
    • measuring impact
  • Tax Mitigation
    • determining the most cost-effective way to mitigate taxes personally, corporately, and posthumously

For the Staff and Volunteers:

  • Board Development
    • developing roles and responsibilities
    • creating fundraising bench strength
    • establishing and maintaining best practices
  • Canvasser Training
    • for face-to-face meetings
    • for telethons
  • Coaching
    • confidence building
    • solicitation training
    • mentoring
  • Hiring and Onboarding of Employees
    • interviewing
    • creating job descriptions
    • managing expectations
    • policies and procedures
  • Sponsorship Counsel
    • developing an array of opportunities
    • stewardship of the sponsorship

For the Organization:

  • Business Planning
    • as an extension of the strategic plan
    • budgeting
    • monitoring
  • Campaign Planning and Execution
    • for campaigns of all types (major gifts, direct mail, endowment, etc.)
  • Feasibility/Planning Action Study
    • writing a case for support
    • interviewee selection
    • interviews
    • written summary report
  • Financial Development Budgeting
    • analysis of trends
    • forecasting
  • Financial Development HR Audit
    • looking for the right people
    • looking for the right positions
  • Legacy Giving Analysis
    • create or enhance a legacy (bequest) giving program
  • Mining Your Database
    • increase lifetime donations for donors
    • finding the hidden gems
  • Strategic Planning
    • mission
    • vision
    • resourcing