Organizations often need to test the waters before launching a major campaign. Al will analyze your capacity to carry out a capital campaign, and he will help you craft a persuasive case statement. Then Al will discuss that case statement individually with donors and funders and candidly assess the potential success of your campaign.
Staff and board training
Al provides training on a variety of subjects, including clarifying the roles of board and staff; attracting, cultivating, and keeping donors; understanding planned giving and creating an effective gift planning program; and building a culture of philanthropy. In his trainings, Al works to demystify fundraising and to change the development process from a subject of apprehension to one of excitement and opportunity.
Planned giving services
Al assists nonprofit organizations with various aspects of charitable gift planning. These services include providing training to boards and staff, educating donors, building the infrastructure for accepting and managing gifts, and being on-call for confidential conversations with his clients’ donors regarding their personal gift planning.
[Our] planning session couldn’t have gone better.
Would I hire him again? Yes! In fact, I already have!
Families in Transition
The end results have truly moved the organization forward.
Squam Lakes Association
His work is always meticulously researched and provocative.
Chair, Department of Accounting & MIS, Fisher College of Business
Distinguished Professor The Ohio State University
His work, both in preparing for the retreat and in conducting it, was outstanding.
President and CEO
Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth
Al Cantor worked wonders at our board retreat.
Vermont Journalism Trust
I never fail to learn something new.
Ray D. Madoff
Boston College Law School and Author of "Immortality and the Law"
On the ‘new information’ scale, Al was a 10.
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
Al did a stellar job on his keynote.
Maine Philanthropy Center
Al approaches complex issues with thoughtfulness, moral clarity, and ardor.
Research Associate in the Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy
The Urban Institute