Your partner in doing more good.

The Sara Leonard Group delivers excellent professional guidance, education and facilitation to those responsible for fund development – fundraising professionals, CEOs, CFOs, board members and other nonprofit staff.

Latest Articles

Book Review: Soundtracks by Jon Acuff

Until I read Jon Acuff’s new book Soundtracks, I’d never thought to name that as overthinking and do something about it. I’m so glad I read this because it has already been a game changer, with lots of easy and quick to apply lessons for me.

Be One: If You Are a Volunteer Manager, Volunteer.

One of the most important lessons we can use to improve our work: be one. Become a mystery shopper and do some field research. We’ll be sharing how you can do field research throughout your organization, but today let’s focus on volunteer management.

Be One: If You Are a Fundraiser, Give.

One of the most important lessons we can use to improve our work: be one. Become a mystery shopper and do some field research. We’ll be sharing how you can do field research throughout your organization in upcoming posts, but today let’s focus on fund development.

What People Are Saying

This was by far the most valuable workshop I have been to.  A nice blend of presentation and real-world experience exchange.

All good feedback from the board after our retreat. Sara was fun and engaging!