John Brown Limited is dedicated to serving non-profit organizations and the donors and volunteers who support them. We provide capital and endowment campaign counsel, assessment and strategies for building a sustainable development and major/planned gifts program, marketing advice, on- and off-site board, staff, and donor education.

The focus of our expertise is in relationship building, well-prepared, well-timed solicitations and donor respect. Philosophically, we believe that respect for donors' needs is the first step in fostering genuine relationships.

Susan Feagin is the President of John Brown Limited - Susan's expertise comes from over 35 years of development leadership at Columbia University, University of Michigan and Harvard University. Susan and her small team of professional and highly experienced consultants have counseled hundreds of organizations and present frequently around the United States.


Presented by
John Brown Limited in partnership
with the Shephard Group
High Probability Fundraising
A new approach to integrating your
major and planned gift programs

Our Commitment to You:

We Will

  • Integrate the skillsets of your major and planned gift professionals, helping to create a dynamic team of major gift planners.
  • Hone your techniques for interacting with donors directly.
  • Participate in practical exercises that reinforce what you learn.
  • Come to you with a multi-visit program, saving you time and money.
  • Teach you how to teach yourselves, gaining the tools to stay sharp and resources to educate future colleagues.
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