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We work to help Christian organizations build meaningful and long lasting relationships with their donors and strategic partners.

Our goal is to further the mission and ministries of our clients through a donor-centric approach designed to increase awareness, build community, and help donors honor God through stewardship.

We excel in designing campaigns for local, national, and even international initiatives. There is no single approach. Each campaign is strategically designed with your donors, community, culture, and unique opportunities in mind.


Donors are an important part of funding nonprofit organizations. Understanding what is most important to them can deepen their connection to a noble cause, and potentially increase their level of financial commitment. 

Advancement by Design is passionate about connecting donors with meaningful projects and helping nonprofits better care for the donors who are investing with them.

We view our work as a ministry and believe in the responsibility of Christians to learn and teach true generosity. To that end, we are committed to helping individuals and organizations grow in capacity and impact. 

I would be very interested in discussing how  Advancement by Design can help you expand your territory, by building an advancement plan that fits your organizational mission, purpose, and culture.

Teri O'Connor, Ed.D, CFRE


Capital & Endowment Campaigns

Annual Giving Campaigns

Awareness Campaigns

Strategic Planning

Crisis Communication

Moves Management for Major Gifts

Readiness Assessments

Feasibility Studies

Development Training

Donor Appreciation Strategies

Mentoring for Development Officers

Annual Report Development


Private Christian Schools

Private Christian Colleges & Universities

Mission Organizations

National and International Nonprofits

Broadcast Ministries


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