Serving the Community

Organizations come in all shapes and sizes, and so do the clients we serve. Small and big budgets, start-up and legacy missions, small town and urban settings, the common denominator is a desire to do more, and do it better, for their communities.
 
We've worked in and alongside 75+ organizations in the K-12 private and public education, human services, and arts & culture sectors.

Representative Clients

Education
College Access Now
Foothills School of Arts and Sciences
Hyla Middle School

Team Read
The Bush School

The Jewish Day School of Metropolitan Seattle
University Tutors for Seattle Schools

Westside School

Arts & Culture
Holocaust Center for Humanity
Music Center of the Northwest
Seattle Chamber Music Society

Human Services
HopeCentral
Kline Galland
Legal Voice
Mercer Island Youth & Family Services Foundation
Northwest Justice Project
Pioneer Human Services
PROVAIL
Recovery Cafe
Safe Crossings Foundation
Stroum Jewish Community Center
Volunteers of America Western Washington

 

Between 2007 - 2017 Barb and Kate served as consultants at Collins Group, now Campbell & Company - Northwest Team. Client lists are on our LinkedIn profiles.

Barb

  • Barb Meduell

Kate

Barb was an invaluable asset to our organization. She entered as an interim Development Director, instantly adding meaningful donor touchpoints to assure we met our annual philanthropic goals. From there, she moved into a consultant role, applying her skill and insight to guide the early thinking around a complex capital project that required well-planned and thoughtful donor engagement. Barb’s strategic thinking, remarkably astute listening and methodical approach are refreshing, sound and effective.

Amy Lavin
CEO
Stroum Jewish Community Center

Barb is a thoughtful and strategic development partner. Barb’s incredible reputation as a highly skilled fundraising professional in the community gave her instant credibility with our board. Her clear insights and guidance in the assessment and development plan, combined with humor and grace in coaching, have only strengthened those high opinions. Barb is flexible, reliable, and honest.

 

Karen Schrantz

Executive Director

Safe Crossings Foundation

Sharon Hurt

   Director of Development

   The Bush School

Barb and Kate were our capital campaign consultants.  They brought strategy steeped in years of experience, warmth because they are just good people, and a healthy dose of reality when we needed it.  In every stage and circumstance of our campaign, Barb and Kate consistently provided a level of professionalism and confidence that propelled us forward and contributed to a successful campaign. 

Kate has been a trusted advisor for Pioneer since the inception of our philanthropy program, most recently as Interim Development Director. Her experience as a front line fundraiser combined with years of consulting experience give her the ability to share valuable insight and knowledge to our work. In each of our engagements, she has quickly assessed what we need and delivered realistic recommendations for moving forward.

Hilary Young
Vice President Advocacy & Philanthropy
Pioneer Human Services

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