MINERVA Non-profit management



Areas of Expertise

  • Strategic planning, implementation & on-going review
    Major gift solicitation

  • Change management & operational improvements

  • Leadership coaching including fundraising & constituent building

  • Staffing review, training & recruitment

  • Good governance including by-laws review, board member recruitment and orientation

  • Public relations & crisis management services

  • Foundation & corporate relations

  • Creating & managing membership growth initiatives

  • Philanthropic advisory

  • Special event management

  • Interim staffing solutions


Discreet Tasks

At times you may need competent assistance with special or intermittant projects without hiring additional permanent staff. We are happy to oblige with professional support in the following areas:

  • Grant writing, preparation and follow-up

  • Prospect research

  • Special events management

  • Interim staffing

  • Direct mail and appeals

  • Telephone campaigns

Case Study

Archdiocese of New York – Education Department

  • Developed strategic and development plans for over 200 schools

  • Created 125 advisory boards, recruited board chairs for 30 schools, crafted by-laws and performed board orientations

  • Provided development training in the areas of major gifts, grant writing, foundation and corporate relations, alumni outreach and annual appeals

  • Found funding for scholarships, creative arts programs, technology equipment, early childhood education and capital improvement projects

  • Guided the formation of new development offices


Representative Client List

M+ American Friends Foundation

The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture

Champions for Quality Education

University of Southern California

Archdiocese of New York – Education Department

St. Andrew’s Anglican Church – Kowloon

Capstone Education

Fordham University

Icla da Silva Foundation