Your Pathway to Fundraising Excellence

Let 2020 Generate New Resources, Strategies, and Funds for Your Organization.

Nonprofit Development Services

Take Your Agency to the Next Level


Raising money for your mission has never been more difficult.  New programs, unique fundraising ideas, and competing resources make this a daunting task.  AA Consulting can help you meet and exceed your goals by bringing new energy and an extra lens to the process.


Planning is critical to a successful fundraising campaign.  It is said, "When the going gets tough, the tough get going." AA Consulting will help you through the tough times so you can meet your deadlines with ease and grace and know you have done your absolute best.


In this crazy world of fundraising...building capacity, developing social media sites, and expanding your programs...can be overwhelming.  AA Consulting is taking a break from consulting in 2020 and is now working full-time. 


I am happy to help refer you to the right connections and resources to help make your fundraising efforts the best ever!  Let AA Consulting help you navigate the often unpredictable path to success. 

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Annual Campaigns

Now is the time to plan your annual and monthly campaign strategies.  Developing mission focused stories and sharing with your stakeholders will help to build a loyal donor base.

Grant Writing

Writing grants has never been more competitive.  A clear case statement of need tied to your mission will help you reach your goals.  This is the perfect time to rewrite your grants.

Capacity Building

 Are you, your board and your staff working in concert to fulfill your mission?  Retreats are a great way to check your organization's health and develop plans for the year ahead.


Working Together Counts





Nonprofit Organizations


Consolidated Funds Raised


Grant Projects

About AA Consulting


Founded by Ann Anderst in 2008, AA Consulting is a small business dedicated to ensuring your non-profit or community organization has the tools it needs to succeed. In this fast paced world of competing resources, finding your organizational pathway to excellence just got a little easier.


AA Consulting is taking a break from consulting in 2020 and is now working full-time. 


AA Consulting can help with:


  • Fundraising Challenges

  • Pathways for Positive Solutions

  • Realizing Peak Results


Raising funds has never been more challenging or more exciting. AA Consulting provides independent and creative solutions to help you achieve your goals and set you on a path to fundraising excellence.  Ann Anderst is an experienced fundraiser with many years of experience working with non-profit organizations locally and around the world.  Ann will work with you to maximize your organizations’ potential.


Areas of expertise include:


  • Strengthening Your Organization – Guidance to determining the most effective course.


  • Annual Giving – Leadership in planning strong targeted annual and direct mail initiatives.


  • Grant Development – Researching, determining areas of focus, writing, and management are all key components of grant work.


  • Financial Development - Help with special projects, core program needs, annual giving, donor and volunteer recognition, special events, and capital campaigns.


  • Branding and Marketing - How do you get your message out?  In today's culture social media, on-line giving, constant contact, twitter, pinterest, and Linkedin all play a role in how you communicate.


  • Building Capacity – Identification of who are your constituencies, how can you grow to meet the need, what are your resources and options, when can you realize results, and where should you communication your message.


  • Story Telling - Sharing a story, inspiring others, and igniting passion are all ways to create a culture of philanthropy and giving. Giving can come in many forms through involvement, information, investment, and engagement. What is the heart of your work and how do you tell the story? 


AA Consulting can impact and re-energize the work, mission, fundraising, and operations of your non-profit organization.

Here to Help

Shared Success

Volunteers of America WW

Develop and write capital campaign grants for the exciting Lynnwood Neighborhood Center.

Hands For Peacemaking

Create 2998 - 2013 business plan.  Develop and implement capital campaign to construct the Aller Skill Center in Barillas, Guatemala.

Snohomish Senior Center

Provide resources in nonprofit organizational development.  Develop and write grants. Provide fundraising strategies.


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Serving Clients in Snohomish, King, Whatcom, Island, and Skagit Counties

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