Sherwood Consulting Service

Provides a customized and comprehensive approach to fund development. We are known for designing and implementing strategies which substantially increase your fundraising revenue from existing levels. We partner with you to achieve results which will transform your organization and move you to the next level. This will allow you to even better fulfill your mission to all those you serve.

Feasibility Studies

Can your goals be hit? Is your organization prepared both internally and externally for a successful Campaign? We'll analyze your community and your project and help you find out. We will interview your community leaders to help determine your fundraising capacity. Our recommendations will provide significant, strategic, and operational guidelines for future growth.

Capital Campaigns and/or Endowment Studies

Sherwood Consulting Service has developed a highly successful model for Capital and/or Endowment Campaigns. We lead, manage, and facilitate every aspect of your Campaign from feasibility study to victory celebration. We have met or exceed the agreed upon goal for every Campaign.

Executive Recruitment

How will you find your next Development Officer or Chief Executive? Make the search easy with Sherwood Consulting Service.


Alan Sherwood, MBA, CFRE, speaks for a variety of organizations and conferences focusing on topics like running successful Campaigns to career development.

Development Audits

Is your organization properly structured and prepared for what's ahead? Do you have the staff and resources to grow? We can assist your association with both an internal and external assessment so that you can create a more effective and comprehensive development program.

Planned Giving Programs

Build an endowment fund and create the proper infrastructure with Sherwood Consulting Service - an organization with experience.

Major Gift Solicitations

We help non profit organizations master prospect research and the art of the "ask." We develop a clear game plan in setting up and closing appointments.

Career Coaching

How can you be successfully unemployed? If you are unemployed, underemployed or simply looking for better work, Alan Sherwood can help you find or create your dream job!