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.

John Brown Limited
John Brown Limited, Inc. — In Partnership with — The Shephard Group
The Shepard Group
Have you considered how fundraising looks
from the other side of the coffee table?
High Probability Fundraising
Available in Virtual and In-Person Formats

Our Commitment to You

Our unique and highly-interactive training program integrates major and planned gift skillsets, creating dynamic teams of major gift planners.

Participants learn to hone their donor interactions for improved outcomes across the board.

See Through Donors’ Eyes

Most professional fundraisers are familiar with the conventional development cycle: identification, assessment, cultivation, and solicitation. But are you thinking about giving from the donor's perspective?

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