Winkler Group commemorates 20th anniversary by introducing new service lines to transform nonprofit fundraising

May 8, 2024

The Winkler Group, one of the nation’s premier fundraising consulting firms, commemorates its 20th anniversary by introducing innovative services to enhance support for nonprofits. The four new offerings are tailored to amplify donor engagement, drive sustainable revenue growth, and empower nonprofits to achieve unprecedented impact in their communities, all underscored by the Winkler Group’s distinctive method of collaboration throughout the process. The new services are in addition to the firm’s current robust suite of offerings, further solidifying Winkler Group’s commitment to providing comprehensive support to its clients.

This new suite of services augments the firm’s traditional focus on capital campaigns; they are designed to help academic institutions, healthcare organizations, and nonprofits identify and raise more funds from donations and include:

  • Fundraising Program Assessment: an audit of internal development processes and donor capacity, with recommendations for operating more efficiently and effectively and reaching higher fundraising potential.
  • Donor Pipeline Capacity Analysis: assess the capacity of the current donor base while identifying new donor prospects and strategies to acquire them.
  • Major Gifts Strategy: grow the base of major donors through strategic moves management of mid-level and lower-level donors, targeted donor cultivation, and acquisition of new donor prospects and suspects.
  • Strategic Fundraising Plan: build an effective development plan that maximizes philanthropic revenue and strengthens an organization’s culture of philanthropy.

“I can’t think of a better way to celebrate our 20th anniversary than with new services that expand the capacity of our entire sector,” said Jim Bush, Winkler Group Principal and President. “When we help our partners stimulate donor investment, we provide the financial fuel they need to tackle our society’s greatest challenges.”

Since its founding in 2004, the Winkler Group has revolutionized philanthropy and is today the first choice of fundraisers looking for hands-on strategic counsel. The firm has led hundreds of academic institutions, cultural and faith-based organizations, and nonprofits through comprehensive capital campaigns that fund new buildings, programs, and endowments. To date the Winkler Group has helped organizations in 22 states raise more than $1 billion to advance worthy missions.

“Because of our commitment to nonprofits, we have become one of the nation’s most respected go-to firms. Over the last 20 years, we have intentionally assembled the best team in the country, and I am proud of our firm’s impact on philanthropy,” said Tim Winkler, Winkler Group founder and CEO. “Our model of delivering unprecedented fundraising results with humble confidence is unmatched. I am even more excited about the next twenty years, as I firmly believe the best is yet to come.”

Headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, the firm’s hands-on approach and relentless pursuit of clients’ project goals have solidified its reputation as a leading national fundraising consultancy.

For more information about the Winkler Group, please visit or contact them at (843) 849-6256.


About the Winkler Group

Founded in 2004, the Winkler Group is a national nonprofit consulting firm headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina—the firm partners with nonprofits to implement strategies that raise more money. With a hands-on model, the Winkler Group helps organizations focus more on their mission, not fundraising. Visit or call (843) 849-6256 for more information.