- Trainings & workshops
- Keynote addresses
- Short & long-term consulting
- Fundraising coaching
- Campaign Management
The most common services we provide are:
- One, two or three day training on all aspects of grassroots, community based fundraising
- Board trainings: evening or weekend training to help board members understand and fulfill their roles as donors and fundraisers for their organizations
- Assistance in development of annual fundraising plans
- Consultation on development of individual donor programs
- Ongoing consultation for capital campaigns
- Design and structure for major gifts, capital, or endowment campaigns
- Coaching development staff or executive directors
We specialize in helping organizations working with and for people of color, immigrants, LGBT, poor and marginalized communities. We have a great deal of expertise with progressive causes and controversial issues, as well fundraising in rural communities, fundraising for start-up organizations, and fundraising for organizations moving away from reliance on government and foundations.
Most of our clients have budgets of under 2 million dollars, with boards comprised of their constituency.
Our fees are reasonable and we can travel or work by phone and teleconference.
Partial List of Recent Clients
- 9 to5: National Association of Working Women, Denver, CO
- Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment
- Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum
- California Calls
- Center on Race, Poverty & the Environment
- Colorado Progressive Coalition, Denver, CO
- Community Foundation Serving Boulder County, Boulder, CO
- Equal Justice Society
- Farmworker Institute, Tehachapi, CA
- FRESC: Good Jobs, Strong Communities, Denver, CO
- Gleaners Food Bank, Detroit, MI
- J-Sei, Berkeley, CA
- Lake County Family Resource Center, Lakeport, CA
- Los Medanos College Fund, Pittsburg, CA
- Melvin R. Lane Fund, Asheville, NC
- Muslim Advocates, San Francisco, CA
- National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum
- National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
- National Immigration Law Center, Los Angeles
- National Network of Abortion Funds, Boston, MA
- Pangaea Global AIDS Foundation
- People Organizing to Demand Environmental and Economic Rights, San Francisco, CA
- Playworks, National office and 23 U.S. cities
- Richmond Arts Center, Richmond, CA
- Starr King School for the Ministry, Berkeley, CA
- Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social Justice, Detroit, MI
- Western Regional Advocacy Project
- Women & Aids Grantees of the Ms Foundation for Women
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I start working with a Klein and Roth consultant?
- Email us with a brief description of what you're looking for so we can see whether Klein and Roth Consulting might be a good fit for your needs. We will respond to your inquiry via email or phone.
Is your firm licensed with the State of California?
Yes, we are a registered consulting firm. Our Fundraising Counsel registration number is #1770.
Are you willing to work for a percentage of what you raise?
We do not do any direct soliciting for our clients. Further, we are opposed to raising money on a percentage basis, and highly recommend against this practice. For more information on why we feel this way, see this article by Kim Klein.
What are your fees?
Our fees vary depending on the kind of work an organization wants. Keynotes are generally in the $3,000 range, trainings in the $1,500-$2,500 range for a day, and consultation or coaching is billed by the hour in the range of $150-200. Our clients are mostly small to mid-sized social justice organizations and we will work with you to keep the fees reasonable and affordable.
Can I talk with you before committing to any fee?
We start with a 30-minute phone call, which is free of charge. This helps us determine whether we can help you, and helps you decide if you want to use our services.