Abundance Strategies
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Our name reflects our fundamental belief that a culture of abundance empowers our clients to succeed.

For more than ten years, our team has been putting this belief into action and helping nonprofits raise millions of dollars. We’ve demonstrated again and again that a well-developed fundraising plan backed by a culture of positivity and participation enables organizations to tap into abundant resources and meet their fundraising goals.

services

What we do

Comprehensive Development Plans

Abundance Strategies creates comprehensive development plans by assessing current practice, gathering and analyzing…
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Mini-Development Plan

The mini plan provides a less intensive review and makes recommendations and sets priorities for organizations that are looking to get started quickly and are not looking…
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Prospecting

Critical to growth is the quality and potential of an organization’s donor and prospect list. Abundance Strategies will assess and determine the financial…
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Coaching & Strategic Advice

Provide day-to-day strategic advice and counsel on outreach to donors/prospects, prospect meetings, individual asks, stewardship and cultivation efforts, events…
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Implementation

We provide hands on direction for implementing the development plan. Abundance Strategies can also provide ongoing oversight and management of…
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Board Development

Abundance Strategies will review the current efforts and capacity of organizational boards and make recommendations for increasing their impact by increasing the current…
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Staffing

Review existing staff positions and make recommendations on capacity needed and positions. While we are not a search firm, we can develop job descriptions, help with…
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Processes and Procedures

Abundance Strategies will develop new processes, protocols and procedures including development department metrics, prospect tracking, call-time management, event…
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Events/Special Events

Abundance Strategies can help your organization identify the potential of and utilize events as a fundraising tool or cultivation activity and ensure that your events…
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Positioning & Collateral Materials

Abundance Strategies can review current marketing materials and positioning and will provide guidance on the best approach for making a compelling fundraising…
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Training

Abundance Strategies can provide training to all staff, board, development teams and/or senior leadership to help organizations shift to a fundraising culture and to help…
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our team

Meet Us

Kathryn Greenberg

Principal

Kathryn Greenberg is the Principal of Abundance Strategies, previously KG Consulting, a firm dedicated to providing strategic fundraising guidance. She has worked with dozens of the most exciting…

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Rebecca Lungren

Partner

Since 2005, Rebecca (Becca) has been a fundraiser and donor advisor for several progressive organizations. For the past five years, Becca has worked alongside Kathryn and the team…

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Jennifer Williams

Vice President

Jennifer Williams is a Development professional with 18 years of fundraising and political experience on political campaigns and for several progressive advocacy organizations…

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Reed Timoner

Director 

Reed Timoner is a Director at Abundance Strategies. He joined the team in September 2021 as a Project Manager. In his time at Abundance, Reed has worked with progressive non-profits…

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Alana Petett

Director

Alana Petett joined the Abundance Strategies team in April of 2022 as a Manager. Prior to Abundance, Alana worked as a Digital Advertising Strategist at Middle Seat Digital. There she developed impactful digital campaigns…

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Emily Gayton

DIRECTOR

Emily Gayton joined Abundance Strategies in April 2022.
Emily holds a BS in journalism from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University in Athens, OH. Throughout her undergraduate career, she valued experiential learning leading…

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Annabel Snidow

Associate

Annabel Snidow joined Abundance Strategies in September 2023 as an Associate. Annabel grew up in Denver, CO. and attended Northeastern University. She graduated magna cum laude…

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Ola Mohamed

ASSOCIATE

Ola Mohamed joined Abundance Strategies in January 2024 as an Associate. She will provide research and support to current and new clients…

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principles

What We Believe

Abundance Strategies brings the following principles to all our engagements. We believe they are essential to ensuring organizations are equipped to grow and sustain their important work while reducing the strain that fundraising often creates.

  1. Mission Driven

    We are a mission driven firm. We work with progressive organizations that are making a difference in the fight for democracy, justice, equity and a healthy planet.

  2. Culture of Abundance

    Our philosophy is that when high impact organizations bring a positive attitude, full participation, and a well-developed plan, that resources will follow. Often groups approach development with a scarcity mindset. This leads to stress, turnover, and can become a self-fulfilling prophecy. Our goal is to work together to build a culture of abundance.

  3. Capacity Building

    Our goal is to support clients to implement successful fundraising programs. We train staff, build systems, and work behind the scenes to develop the skills and structure needed for sustainable, diversified resources. We expect to end our engagements with our clients fully able to carry out the fundraising strategy and continue to grow.

  4. Systematic

    We believe that good fundraising is both an art and a science. By developing strong systems and processes, and implementing them with accountability and regularity, an organization greatly increases its chances for growth.

  5. Reality Based

    Abundance Strategies carefully considers organizational capacity, the environment, the issue area, the pipeline of prospects, staffing, and a number of other factors in crafting our development plans. We make sure that our recommendations are realistic, based on data, and immediately actionable.

  6. Integrity and Humility

    We continuously assess our impact and evaluate whether our clients are achieving the needed results. We ask whether our ongoing efforts continue to provide a return on investment. We also recognize that while we have extensive experience, we can always learn. We welcome input and maintain an open mind.

our clients

The Best part About This Job

Over the past ten years, Abundance Strategies has worked with dozens of incredible organizations. Our client list represents our values in action.

Indivisible Project

Give Green

Local Initiatives Support Coalition

YWCA

United for Respect

The Pipeline Initiative

Protect Democracy

Roosevelt Institute

American Immigration Lawyers Association

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Progressive Multiplier Fund

Drug Policy Alliance

Catalist

Family Values at Work

Work Money

Whistleblower Aid

Island Press

Alliance for Youth Action

Coalition for Rainforest Nations

Patriotic Millionaires

Abundance Strategies Fellowship Program

Launched in 2020, Abundance Strategies’ Fundraising Fellowship trains, mentors, and supports the next generation of fundraising professionals. We believe that developing an inclusive pipeline of fundraisers and supporting young fundraising professionals is critical to the success of the progressive movement. We strongly encourage people from diverse backgrounds including people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, disabled people, veterans, and others from historically underrepresented communities to apply.

Abundance Strategies works with an expansive portfolio of progressive nonprofits addressing issues such as climate change, democracy, economic policy, reproductive justice, community economic development, healthcare justice, and much more.

Our immersive program provides fellows with a holistic understanding of the fundraising field and helps to develop important skill sets. It also offers an opportunity to connect with other development professionals. Fellows are trained on prospect research, foundation and corporate fundraising, development communications, cultivation and stewardship, and events and immediately put that training to use.

In addition to the training and skills development, Fellows work directly with a few Abundance Strategies  clients.  As part of this work, Fellows will:

  • Attend client and internal team meetings
  • Train with Abundance staff on client engagement
  • Conduct research on high net worth individuals, corporate philanthropy, and private foundations
  • Draft meeting agendas, notes, and follow up
  • Draft other client deliverables including communications, emails, and literature.
  • Learn and practice essential skills including project management, managing up, effective communications, and database management

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Desired:

  • An interest in working in the progressive nonprofit or political sector
  • Proactive and positive attitude
  • Eager and quick to learn
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently but collaboratively
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Detail-oriented and dependable

Applicant Availability

The fellowship will run for 10-12 weeks from late May through early August 2023 (exact dates to be negotiated with selected fellows). Strong preference will be given to fellows who are able to complete the fellowship in person at our offices in downtown Washington, D.C. Abundance operates on a hybrid schedule with virtual days Mon/Friday and in-person work Tues-Thurs. Proof of vaccination – including at least one booster shot – is required for all in-person staff.

Compensation

Fellows will be compensated at $17/hour. We will also provide a stipend for transit costs within the DMV area. Fellows are required to have a minimum of 20 hours per week. The schedule and daily hours will be contingent upon the fellow’s availability.

To Apply

Please apply here. Feel free to email jobs@abundancestrategies.net with any questions or concerns. Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, March 1st, 2023.

Abundance Strategies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage people from diverse communities, including people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, disabled people, veterans, and others from historically underrepresented communities to apply. If accommodations would help make the recruiting process easier for you, please let us know. We will consider qualified, unvaccinated candidates with proof of a medical or religious exemption, for virtual-only participation in the fellowship.