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Inspire your donors. Achieve your campaign goals. Maximize your impact.

Customized fundraising and marketing strategies to make your nonprofit’s next campaign a success.

You're a nonprofit leader with a vision to transform your organization. It's going to take a campaign to make it happen.

But campaigns pose big challenges:

Where do you begin?

Partner With Cramer

Feasibility Study

We'll prepare you for a campaign with customized recommendations.

Campaign Counsel

We’ll craft and implement fundraising strategies to meet—or exceed—your goal.

Campaign Marketing

We'll generate messaging strategies that inspire people to give and get involved.

We're your partners in philanthropy.

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As a nonprofit leader, you work hard every day to make our world safer, healthier, stronger, and more vibrant. You deserve to have the money you need to fulfill your mission and make your dreams a reality.


Cramer & Associates is a fundraising consulting firm driven by the same purpose as you are: to make a positive impact. Our team has raised over $1.4 billion and helped more than 740 nonprofits bring their visions to life. With our custom fundraising and marketing strategies, you can reach your campaign goals.

Our clients are our partners.

You won’t hear us talking about our clients. Instead, we call them our partners.

Campaign success stories

We help our partners make their communities healthier, stronger, and more vibrant every day. Read our case studies to see how Cramer and Associates makes these philanthropic visions a reality.

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Pickaway County Fairgrounds

Community Shelter Board

The Childhood League Center

Dublin Food Pantry

The Sandusky State Theatre

How to Partner With Us

1. Considering a Campaign?

Contact us with more information about where you’re at in the process. 

2. Share Your Vision

We’ll be in touch to schedule your free discovery call and chat about your dream campaign.

3. We’ll Make a Plan

Our team will craft a custom proposal for campaign success.

Dream Bigger. Do More.

You want to launch a campaign that will make your organization more impactful. Now you have to:

  • Identify potential donors and volunteers
  • Secure big gifts
  • Market your campaign
  • Meet—or exceed—your goal

How will you do it all while continuing to serve everyone who is counting on you? That’s where we come in.

We’ll conduct a feasibility study to refine your plans, create a strategy for fundraising success, and craft marketing messages that inspire generosity. But most importantly, we will work with you every step of the way until you reach the finish line.


Don’t let a fear of fundraising failure stop you from launching your campaign. Let us make your organization more impactful than ever.

Are You Ready to Launch a Campaign?

You can prepare for campaign success right now! Download our FREE Campaign Readiness Checklist and find out what phase of campaign preparation you’re in.

Download Your Free Campaign Readiness Checklist

Cramer and Associates Blog

We are always thinking about philanthropy and celebrating our partners’ hard work. Here are our latest posts.

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Boost Your Fundraising Success with Three Key Takeaways from AFP ICON 2024

Last month, President & CEO Michelle Cramer, CFRE and Consultant Maddy Andrews jetted off to Toronto, Canada for AFP ICON...

10 Questions Your Nonprofit’s Campaign Marketing Plan Needs to Answer

A successful capital or comprehensive campaign balances effective fundraising strategies with effective marketing strategies. Nonprofits that perform this balancing act...

A Marketing Plan is the Secret to Campaign Success

You know you need a strong fundraising plan for your next campaign. But what about a campaign marketing plan? We...

UCLA Vs. Mattel: A Case Study in Donor Intent and Effective Donor Communications

As a nonprofit professional operating in the philanthropic world, this headline may have caught your eye recently: Mattel stiffed UCLA...

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month & the 6th Anniversary of Camp Amigas

Michelle Cramer, CFRE, President & CEO It could have not been a more beautiful day for our 6th Annual Camp...

9 Steps for a Successful End-of-Year Appeal

It’s that time of year again. Kids are back in school, the temperatures are starting to drop, and your Board...

Belief, Belonging & Trust: The Keys to Cultivating Lifelong Donors

Dawn Robinson, CFRE, Vice President Recently I’ve been thinking about the values of belief, belonging, and trust—how they shape our...

Your Campaign Readiness Checklist

“Is our organization ready to launch a campaign?”  This question is why Cramer & Associates exists – to help nonprofits...

Giving USA 2023 At-A-Glance

According to Giving USA 2023: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2022, total estimated charitable giving declined amidst...

We're your philanthropic resource.

Our goal is to help you and your organization succeed and make an even bigger impact. Come to us with all of your philanthropic questions.

Your cause is our cause. We’re in it with you, from concept to completion. Because we care just as much about your mission and goals as you do.

Our associates chose careers in philanthropy to make a difference. Let us serve your organization with our experience, expertise, and energy.

Cramer & Associates has a premier network of artists, designers, analysts, and other professionals. With their expertise, our partners can handle whatever challenges come their way.