Brakeley Briscoe

Giving flight to great ideas...


Many firms offer fund development services to major institutions and organizations. No other firm, however, can offer the blend of experience, creativity and focus on client interests that defines Brakeley Briscoe.

Brakeley Briscoe, a full-service, nonprofit consulting company, meets clients where they are and helps them solve their current and future needs. Our consultants combine hundreds of years of experience as consultants, chief development officers, and nonprofit executives. We have been there, experienced and solved the issues that our clients face on a day-to-day basis. However, we do not impose solutions or methodologies on clients. Rather, we listen to their concerns and work with them first to plan what they need and then to carry out that plan.

From experience as fundraisers and chief development officers; nonprofit managers and CEOs; nonprofit board members and board chairs; capital campaign volunteers and chairs; and software developers and trainers, our consultants bring knowledge of every aspect of fundraising and nonprofit management.

  • We virtually invented the business. Back in 1919, our founders created the first significant fundraising consultancy and conducted the first capital campaigns for both Harvard and Stanford.
  • We are committed to customized counseling. Each challenge requires a unique approach. We listen, analyze and respond with powerful thinking that tailors a plan to the realities of a client's situation.
  • We truly deliver experience. Brakeley Briscoe clients receive personalized attention from senior consultants who have deep experience in all corners of the nonprofit world.
  • We are reinventing the business. The world is changing and fundraising strategies must adapt accordingly. Brakeley Briscoe has experience advising organization facing the myriad of challenges that a modern economy presents. From Silicon Valley, to the heartland, to the crowded landscape and current techniques in a rapidly evolving fundraising world.