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Practical Consulting That Puts an End to Major Gift Fundraising Struggles

When you're feeling stuck and need a push to get started on your tasks, J.Paul is here to help! He’ll empower you to become a self-sufficient major gift fundraiser and provide you with practical solutions that help you quickly get back on track.

Nothing’s More Intimidating Than a Blank Page

From time to time we all get overwhelmed and struggle to get started on the tasks that lie ahead of us. Even when you understand what is being asked of you, it can be difficult to come up with a plan, get past the blank page, and put pen to paper. But who can you turn to for a kickstart?

What if you hire someone to help you brainstorm, only to be given generic ideas that you could’ve found for free online? What if they only want to take your money and drag you into a cycle of constantly seeking their help?

We believe consulting should empower fundraisers to become self-sufficient by providing actionable ideas in a short amount of time.

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Unlock Your Fundraising Potential

Much like the guitar, major gift fundraising is easy to learn and difficult to master. With the guitar, you don’t need to be an accomplished musician to enjoy playing hundreds of songs in a relatively short time. Major gift fundraising is similar. If you possess a natural talent and appreciation of networking, you can learn how to excel in major gift fundraising efforts.

Gain Clarity

Prioritize your overwhelming to-do list, experience the satisfaction of knowing exactly what needs to be done.

Multiply Results

Discover how to help givers invest in your cause. Speak to their heart and mind. Strengthen your networking skills.

Save Time & Money

Receive expert advice on strategic tools and resources that best fit your needs.

AgrosParish CollectiveReact ServicesRestoration ProjectRefugee Highway Partnership

“No one has given me more help in such a short amount of time than J.Paul has over the last few weeks."

Pat Rhoads
Non-Profit Leader

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Your Cause Is Worth It

Our goal is for every client to experience an exponential return on investment.

"I love the Catalyst Course. Pedagogically (I am a teacher by training) it's been beautifully put together. The course includes reading (text book), watching (video - so high quality, I started to watch the first one and could not stop, so appealing and touching!), reflecting and journaling (writing), sessions with J.Paul (speaking). It takes into consideration different learning styles. At the completion of the course the student will have learned and been transformed in his/her thinking, philosophy, theology of generosity...and ultimately fundraising strategy and practice. Regarding the relevance to us in the Finnish context, it is very relevant indeed. I don't think anybody offers anything like this here. I am happy to recommend J.Paul's course and services."

Taneli Skyttä
Refugee Ministry Specialist, Finland

"When I go through the fundamentals part of the Catalyst Course from the VIA document to systems to impact stories, it is a very well-organized set of learning systems that I learned for this endeavor. The videos with J.Paul's face appearance are like a real-life interaction in a class room setting. His teaching method speaks of rich experience. He is generous."

Anteneh Tula
CEO, True Riches Foundation, Ethiopia

"If you don't know much about fundraising, particularly with high net worth donors, this course will launch you into a whole new world. If you know a little bit about the process and have struggled with it, you will walk away from this course not just with a better process and better strategies, but your whole attitude and perspective will undergo a fundamental shift. Fundraising will shift from a 'have to' to a 'want to.'"

Henry Klopp
President, International Graduate School of Ministry

"The Catalyst Course has been life-changing for our organization. The interface is so easy to navigate and can be accessed well on my laptop, iPad, and iPhone. Our team has been applying every single tool. The course is extremely practical and give us a lot to work on as an organization, which has been super helpful. Because of the course we were able to raise an extra $126K from new donors and give solid reports to our existent donors. Thank you so much for the opening the course to us. I cannot recommend it enough."

Roman Khripunov
Executive Director, Revival Sport Inc.

"J.Paul did a short consult on fund-raising at my request. He was able to communicate complex principles and ideas in ways that were practical and achievable. He is able to work with large and small non-profits, local and global. I was able to meet my fund-raising goals using J. Paul's recommendations."

Jose De Dios
Veteran Non-Profit Executive

"Having worked with J. Paul in various capacities over the years, I have always been impressed with his ability to relate to diverse people and situations. I highly recommend him to any organization (US-based or international) looking for major donor gift growth and acquisition."

Brian O'Connell
Founder/CEO, REACT Services

"J. Paul is one of the most savvy, intuitive, clear-thinking consultants I've been privileged to work with. Any time spent, (literally), with J. Paul is money well spent! Highly recommend him if you're in need of Development expertise, whether a start up or seasoned non-profit, he'll steer you clear and results will soon follow!"

David Carlson
Major Gift Officer, Medical Teams International and Agros International

Let’s Find a Solution


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Schedule a 90-minute phone, video, or in-person consultation with J.Paul at a time that's most convenient for you.


Meet with J.Paul

Get help planning donor events, role-playing complex asks, recruiting gift officers, or anything else on your plate.


Breathe New Air

Walk away with actionable steps that bring peace of mind, knowing your problem has been taken care of.