Directory of Austin Nonprofit and Social Sector Consultants – Development, Fundraising

The Directory of Nonprofit and Social Sector Consultants is a service of GivingCity in conjunction with the professional group of local consultants, some of whom have opted to be listed here. Please feel free to contact any of the consultants here for information.

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Contact: | 512-565-0142

Michel Hudson, CFRE

501(c)onsulting understands the issues that nonprofits and associations face every day, and offers solutions from annual, strategic and event planning, to help with online strategies, database software, and writing. Established in 2001, we partner with organizations to provide the tools needed to succeed – with fewer headaches.

Recent Clients:
Concordia University
Pflugerville Education Foundation
The Seton Foundations

Aging is Cool

Contact: | 512-592-2805

Amy Temperley

The silver tsuna mi has arrived! With it comes the opportunity to support, protect and enhance the lives of aging adults all over Austin. Aging is Cool provides comprehensive support and innovative solutions for non-profit and for-profit companies who serve older adults or are interested in adding older adult programming.

Recent Clients:
Drive a Senior Network
AGE of Central Texas
Coming of Age

Butler Nonprofit Consulting

Contact: | 512-656-1426

Mollie O’Hara Butler, CFRE
Lisa Lee, CFRE
Rachel Elder Development

We are a dynamic team with nearly 60 years of combined experience in strategic fundraising. A deep desire to enrich our community is at the heart of what we do. We partner with our clients to identify and cultivate the resources needed to achieve or exceed goals. We enable healthy, self -sustaining development programs.

Recent Clients:
Hill Country Conservancy
Rawson Saunders
Lonestar Soccer Club

Corcoran & Co

Contact: | 512-551-3723

Victoria Corcoran
Day Fariss
Julia Null Smith
Annie Albrecht

Fundraising is never one-size-fits-all. Corcoran & Co helps large and small nonprofits assess their opportunities, build donor-centric messages and practices, and come up with customized plans that work for their specific culture, staff, and donors. We help close the gap between where you are and where you want to be. Coaching, assessments, strategic planning, events, donor-centric communications, feasibility studies — we bring expertise and enthusiasm to every client and every project.

Recent Clients:
El Buen Samaritano
Mission Capital
Dripping Springs Community Library

Douthit Consulting LLC


Douthit Consulting focuses on developing grassroots engagement, merchandise, and cause marketing strategies to help nonprofits reach their goals, maximize impact, and achieve their mission. With experience spanning both the corporate sector and nonprofit sector, Douthit Consulting brings a unique perspective for nonprofits focused on growing their impact and engagement while also diversifying their revenue streams with corporate partnerships.

Focus areas include:

Engagement Strategy & Development:
How can we get more people involved and engaged with our cause?

Product Development & Online Store Management:
Is an online store right for your brand to diversify and increase revenue?

Nonprofit & Corporate Partnership Development:
How can your cause develop win-win partnerships with corporate partners?

Recent clients:
Turquoise Table
Championship Hearts Foundation
Got Your 6
Autism Society of Texas

Susannah Erler

Contact:  512-466-0791

Susannah helps nonprofits. She holds a master’s degree in Business with an Arts Administration (Nonprofit) specialization; is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE);  is a grant writer who has obtained over $10 million in funds for nonprofit organizations; is a certified and experienced Interim Executive Director; leads workshops in social media best practices; creates networking and learning events for nonprofit professionals, and more.  Let’s talk about ways to support our community and the world. Susannah Erler – Greater Good Nonprofit Strategies.

Recent Clients:
Texas Grants Resource Center
Literacy Coalition of Central Texas
Women’s Community Center of Central Texas
Austin Community College

FUNauctions, LLC

Contact: | 512-567-1181

Gayle Stallings, CAI, BAS

Fundraising begins with FUN! Gayle is a licensed auctioneer specializing exclusively in benefit auctions since 2005. She doesn’t do cattle, cars, or collectibles, only causes. By providing unlimited pre-event consulting, she has helped nonprofit organizations in Central Texas raise more than $75 million. Gayle received the National Auctioneers Association Education Institute’s “Benefit Auctioneer Specialist” (BAS) designation, where less than 1% of Auctioneers throughout North America hold the BAS designation.

Recent Clients:
American Heart Association
Breast Cancer Resource Center
CASA of Travis County

Hanley Charity Auctioneers

Contact: | 512-771-8428

Hanley Charity Auctioneers began in 2002. With over 30 years of combined non-profit Event Planning and Fundraising experience between our founder and our principal auctioneer, we are able to identify and understand the needs of our clients in a way few others can duplicate. With a staff of professional auctioneers, auction consultants, ring crew and auction support staff; we are able to help you reach as surpass your event fundraising goals. Learn more by watching us on YouTube at Hanley Charity Benefit Auctioneers.

Recent Clients:
Austin Lyric Opera
St. Austin’s Catholic School
Trees of Hope- Houston

Seeds for Change Consulting, LLC

Contact: | 512-751-6161

Rebecca Borchers
Carolyn Haney
Bergan Casey
August Harris
Stacy Ehrlich
Amy Nunn
Erica Ekwurzel
Andrea Torres

Founded in 2004, we are a full service, customized consulting firm with wide and deep expertise across all things non-profit: strategic planning, communications, fundraising, grants management, board and leadership development, talent searches and more. Individually and collectively, our team of 9 is hands on, affordable, comprehensive, and down to earth.

Recent Clients:
Association of Fundraising Professionals – Greater Austin Chapter
The Front Porch and All Saints Episcopal Church
Fin & Fur Film Productions, LLC and Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation

Elizabeth Vela Consulting

Contact: | 512-461-8490

Needs assessments, budget development, board development, strategic planning, program planning, funding development and prospecting, grant writing, evaluation, survey and focus group design and development, high-level data analysis and policy writing.

Recent Clients: Nest Foundation (CA)
Texas Health Institute
Texas Insight

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