Michael Evers • Susan
Caruso Green • Caroline Harris
• Linda C. Hartley • David
Hindie • Rona Kluger
Lisa Kok • Nora Lapin
• Barbara Lawrence • Jeffrey
Lischin • Lloyd J. Oxford •
Meg Riley •
Debbie Stinson • Joan Swan •
Paula Wexler Tarlow
Michael Evers has over 20 years
of experience in fund raising -- with an AAFRC consulting firm,
at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center during a $250 million
capital campaign and, since 1986, in his own consulting practice.
He has managed many types of fund raising programs, including:
feasibility studies, capital campaigns in the $500,000 to $5 million
range, major gift, direct mail and telemarketing programs. His
practice focuses primarily on gifts from individuals -- particularly
via peer solicitation. This includes planned gifts and gifts of
real estate. He has helped many charities with their first capital
Prior to entering the field of fund
raising, he worked in the social services, primarily with individuals
having mental illness or developmental disabilities -- particularly
mental retardation.Michael Evers received a Bachelor of Arts from
Northwestern University in 1980 and a Master of Business Administration
from Baruch College, C.U.N.Y. in 1991. He is a founding member
of the Fund Raising Consultants Network and a consultant in the
Foundation Center's First Steps program.
For more information contact Michael
Evers at 201-659-5700 or email@example.com,
or visit his website at www.drumlish.com.
President Resource Development Network,
Susan Caruso-Green has been active
in the fields of corporate grantmaking and grantseeking for over
26 years. As the president of the Resource Development Network,
a network of consultants who specialize in grant proposal writing
for nonprofits in New York and New Jersey, she helps nonprofits
raise the funds they need to achieve their missions. Most of her
experience in is the areas of youth programs and education.
Ms. Caruso-Green is the former Director
of Charitable Contributions for Citigroup's retail banking system
and former Executive Director of Cityarts Workshop. She holds
an MBA in Marketing from New York University, Stern School of
Business. She has served on the Boards of Directors of organizations
in New York City and New Jersey, most notably, the Arts and Business
Council, the Family Resource Center, and the Corporate Advisory
Board of the United Way of Tri-State. She currently is president
of the Cranford Fund For Educational Excellence and publisher
of the NY & NJ Consultants Directory Online at www.ResourceDevelopmentNetwork.com.
She is a member of the Foundation Center's Fundraising Consultants
Network and the NonProfit Consultants Collaborative. Areas of
expertise include adoption, foster care, families affected by
HIV/AIDS, children with special needs, membership organizations/federations,
education and youth programming in the Latino and Asian American
For more information contact Susan
Caruso-Green at (908-272-1209) or by E-mail: SCGreen@ResourceDevelopmentNetwork.com.
Caroline Harris has more than 20
years experience in Arts Administration, Marketing and Communications,
and Fundraising and Development and 8 years as a consultant specializing
in Research, Grant and Report Writing and Development Consultation
for Arts, Education, Environmental and International Health Organizations.
Her areas of expertise include:
Prospect research and writing of program and general support proposals
for government, corporate and private foundations; Preparation
of interim and final reports; Writing, design and production of
marketing materials, newsletters; Planning and organization of
special events; Long range planning and Board Development.
Recent Clients: Aviation Institute
at York College, American Social History Project/Center for Media
and Learning, Dance Theatre of Harlem, The Foundation Center,
Jazz at Woodstock, Meet the Composer, National Theatre Workshop
of the Handicapped, Pace Energy Project, Putumayo Cross Cultural
Initiative, Meet The Composer, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Vocational
For more information contact Caroline
Harris by telephone at (845) 255-6702 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
C. Hartley, President
Hartley Consulting, Inc.
Founded in 1999 with 25 years of
frontline fund-raising experience, Hartley Consulting Inc. provides
nonprofits with the development and management tools to build
leadership capacity, enhance professional performance, and generate
lasting organizational change. Hartley Consulting combines creative
problem-solving with the fundamentals of management and fundraising
to achieve bottom line results.
Ms. Hartley has 30 years of development
experience, working with major New York institutions in higher
education, the arts and social services. Her skills encompass
management and recruitment, strategic planning, staff and board
development, capital campaigns, and major/planned giving, as well
as communications, alumni relations, and annual giving. Prior
to founding Hartley Consulting she was Vice President for External
Affairs at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and
Art. She led development/campaign efforts at The Cooper Union,
Bard College, Columbia University, and New School University.
Earlier, she managed campaign/major gift programs at The New York
Public Library and special projects at New York University, where
she earned a Masters of Business Administration in 1986. Much
earlier, she co-founded The Cutting Edge Theatre.
Her community affiliations include
two terms as president of Women in Development, New York. She
currently serves as a member of the board of directors for the
New York Women’s Agenda, the Association of Fundraising
Professionals of Greater New York, and the Center of Philanthropy
and Fundraising at NYU, where she is also member of the adjunct
For more information contact
Linda Hartley by telephone at (718) 432-1441, or E-mail: email@example.com.
Or visit her website at www.hartleyconsulting.com
David Hindie has 17 years
of experience as a staff member, board member, teacher and consultant.
He began his career on Wall Street as an analyst with JPMorgan
& Co. before entering the nonprofit field in 1988. At East
Harlem Tutorial Program, he served as Associate Director and Head
of Development as the organization grew from a $200,000 annual
budget to over $2.3 million and was named Outstanding Service
Organization in New York. After 13 years of hands-on experience
running a small development office, he became an independent consultant
in fundraising, board development and staff recruitment. Other
He brings his experience as
a staff member, board member, and teacher into his consulting,
which he does full time. He works independently or with associates
he recruits, depending on the size and scope of the assignment.
For more information contact
David Hindie by telephone at (718) 387-4030 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rona Kluger consults with foundations,
U.S., international and NYC-based non-profit organizations. She
specializes in strategic planning, board and organizational development,
fundraising (prominently including grantwriting) and program development.
She has been an independent consultant for over 20 years, working
with, among many others, the Institute of International Education,
the New York State Council on the Arts, Girls, Inc., and the Ford,
Robert Sterling Clark and Nathan Cummings Foundations.
Before becoming an independent consultant, Ms..Kluger worked for
the Ford Foundation as a Program Assistant, and with the Robert
Sterling Clark Foundation as a Program Associate .She holds a
Masters in Arts from the City University of New York, and is the
author (and co-author) of several publications."
For more information contact Rona
Kluger by telephone at (212) 608-2705 or E-mail: email@example.com
Lisa Kok is a consultant to non-profit
and government organizations specializing in grant writing and
program evaluation. Lisa has experience in the public sector,
where she worked for the City Comptroller’s Office as a
director of Management Audit overseeing city programs such as
foster care, special education, environmental protection and economic
development. She has over 10 years of experience as an independent
consultant conducting research and analysis, writing grant proposals
and RFP responses, designing and conducting surveys and researching
grant prospects. Her clients have included faith based, HIV/AIDS,
child care and workfare organizations, as well as city and state
For more information contact Lisa
Kok by telephone at (212) 737-7663 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nora Lapin has been a consultant
to settlement houses, community-based organizations, and other
non-profit organizations for the last 15 years--writing grant
proposals, responses to RFPs, reports, newsletters, brochures,
speeches, annual reports, etc. primarily for settlements, community-based
organizations, and other non-profits. She is committed to making
New York City a better, more equitable place to live, especially
for its poorest residents. Nora's proposals to government agencies,
foundations, and corporations have won over $100 million in funding
for her clients.
Before becoming a consultant, Nora
worked for the City, State, and Federal governments, most recently
as a speech writer for the Commissioner of the New York City Human
Resources Administration. She is thus knowledgeable about government,
HIV/AIDS, employment, immigrant, housing, homeless, health, youth,
social welfare, urban, women's, and political issues and uses
her wide-ranging knowledge to inform the proposals and other materials
she writes. Nora has an M.S. from Columbia University's Graduate
School of Journalism. Her journalistic training has enhanced her
writing for non-profits because it taught her to ask the right
questions of and thus gain important information from her clients
which enables her to write accurate, highly effective proposals
and other materials.
For more information contact
Nora Lapin by telephone at (212) 929-6089 or E-mail: email@example.com.
Barbara Lawrence has twenty years
of experience working in/for the non-profit community.
Services Provided: Foundation and corporate prospect research;
Program evaluation; Case building and proposal research; Market
resarch; Fund raising infrastructure and planning; Strategic and
Areas of Expertise: Planning, Strategy;
Research. Survey design.
Recent Clients: BoardSource, Filial Piety Society, Victims Information,
Bureau of Suffolk, Zeta Phi Beta National Education Foundation,
Forums, Institute for Public Policy, Plainfield Public Library,
Council for New Jersey Grantmakers.
Other Relevant Information: Senior executive experience in both
for-profit and non-profit organizations with strong business and
For more information contact
Barbara Lawrence by telephone at (732) 873-8741 or E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeffrey Lischin is a grantwriter
and education consultant with extensive charter school experience
in many states. He is the former Vice President for Education
and Youth Development at the Urban League of Hudson County (NJ).
Mr. Lischin has written $10+ million in approved grants over the
last three years, has written many approved charter school and
YouthBuild applications. Mr. Lischin is a founding member and
Treasurer of the Nonprofit Consultants Collaborative, founding
Trustee and Treasurer of Intercultural Collaborations Inc., a
founding member of the Fundraising Consultants Network, and an
Associate of the New Jersey Charter School Resource Center, the
Maryland Charter School Network and the NYC Center for Charter
For more information contact Jeffrey
Lischin by telephone at (973) 773-1468 or E-mail: JLischin@aol.com
J. Oxford, CFRE
As a highly productive servant leader,
Lloyd J. Oxford is well versed in many approaches to asset expansion,
fundraising and economic development. He is adept at assessing
needs and setting priorities, as well as establishing a successful
plan of action to accomplish desired organizational goals and
objectives. He has several years experience managing asset expansion
for city, county and statewide philanthropic and non-profit human
service institutions. Mr. Oxford, as Principal of Oxford &
Associates, has dedicated his career to enhancing the quality
of life of families and urban communities through economic expansion
and development. Mr. Oxford is driven by his personal goal of
building community assets, ensuring equitable return on fundraising
investments and insuring his client’s capacity to become
Prior to establishing Oxford &
Associates, Mr. Oxford was chosen to participate in a two year
fellowship with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development
as the Economic Development Specialist for the Mid-Atlantic Region.
He contributed to enhancing the quality of life for residents
of urban centers that resulted in the successful closing of numerous
economic development projects throughout the Mid Atlantic Region.
As President/CEO of the Black United
Fund of New Jersey, Mr. Oxford increased the overall organizational
revenue growth by $11.6 million and enhanced their reinvestment
portfolio by $9.2 million. He quadrupled the organization’s
donor database, developed and increased the capacity of volunteers
statewide, expanded private sector fund raising markets. He planned
and successfully convened statewide forums and symposiums on economic
development and capacity building.
Having satisfied the requirements
of tenure, achievement, education, knowledge and service to the
fundraising profession Mr. Oxford, holds a national certificate
as a Certified Fund Raising Executive(CFRE) from the Association
of Fundraising Professionals. He has also completed Executive
Community Education Training courses, at the John F. Kennedy School
of Government Harvard University.
For more information contact Lloyd
Oxford and Oxford & Associates by telephone at (732) 549-0514
or E-mail Oxfordandassoc@optonline.net
associates, or visit his website at: http://www.oxfordandassociates.com
Meg Riley has over 20 years experience
as a development professional and seven years experience as a
fundraising consultant working for a wide range of nonprofit organizations.
She is skilled in conducting prospect research and preparing proposals
for both public and private funding agencies, and her areas of
experience include health care programs and services, social and
recreational programs for youths, after school education initiatives,
literacy programs for youths and adults, contemporary and media
arts programs, and higher education capital and curriculum development
projects. She has been successful in assisting client agencies
raise major grants from federal and state agencies, such as the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the New York State Department
of Labor, as well as from major foundations and corporations,
such as the Ford Foundation and the JP Morgan Chase Foundation.
She has taught proposal writing for the Nonprofit Coordinating
Committee and the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
For more information contact
Meg Riley by telephone at (212) 567- 1277, or E-mail: email@example.com
Debbie Stinson has worked for over
20 years in the nonprofit arena, developing programs for children,
youth, and families, including day care, drug treatment, and domestic
violence programs. She directed the Center for Youth and Families
on Staten Island for 15 years. She has been consulting in the
nonprofit world since l999. She develops program policies and
procedures, creates budgets and develops program concepts/proposals/program
For more information contact Debbie
Stinson by E-mail: Debstin@aol.com
Joan Swan has 30 years experience
as Board member, volunteer and staff person; 20 years as development
Services offered include: Strategic
development, research, planning, and implementation; proposal
and correspondence, writing; report preparation; coaching and
training Boards and staff in allaspects of fundraising; Short-
and long-term assignments.
Expertise: capital campaigns, foundation
and corporate funding; individual solicitation; Board assessmen
tand development; specialization in community based organizations.
Recent Clients: youth development,
in school and after school; literacy; low income housing advocacy;
nonprofit legal services; landmark preservation; community social
services; emergency food/soup kitchens; adult employment.
Training experience with The Grantsmanship
Center, The Support Center, The Foundation Center.
For more information contact Joan
Swan by telephone at (212) 807-1433 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Paula Wexler Tarlow is founder and
president of TARLOW GROUP LTD. a private consulting firm committed
to “solution driven consulting”. Ms. Tarlow has worked
with nonprofits, private developers, lenders, institutions and
government agencies for over 15 years in a wide variety of real
estate driven situations. These have ranged from capital campaigns,
project financing, relocations, renovations, facilities management
plans to project management. Ms. Tarlow has worked with nonprofits
on government and foundation proposals for affordable housing,
special needs, medical and social service facilities as well as
program proposals. Building sources of earned income for nonprofits
has been another specialty of the Tarlow Group through its work
with nonprofit and private partnerships. Board development and
staff training in development, strategic and change management
are part of the services available through the Tarlow Group.
Paula Wexler Tarlow segued from
a successful career in real estate development to principal/president
of a consulting firm specializing in bringing private sector business
skills to nonprofit issues in community development, accessing
funds, marketing and public relations. Working primarily with
community based organizations and faith based organizations, Mrs.
Tarlow seeks to make alliances between public and private interests
with those of the nonprofit sector for mutual benefit.
Having lectured at the Foundation
Center, New School University, NYU School of Continuing Education,
and Cornell University as well as being a past president of the
Association of Real Estate Women and its Charitable Fund, Mrs.
Tarlow has also served on the Board of Women in Housing and Finance,
the National Association of Home Builders Sales & Marketing
Council “Experts” Panel and in numerous other industry
For more information contact Paula
Wexler Tarlow, President TARLOW GROUP LTD.
“Solution driven consulting”
by telephone at (347)374-4524 or E-mail:email@example.com,
or visit her web site at www.tarlowgroup.com
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