Photo courtesy of the American Writers Museum

The Swinton Group provides executive level fundraising counsel to nonprofit organizations. Services and areas of expertise include:

 American Writers Museum

"The Swinton Group’s campaign plans are effective, strategic, and focused. Our sustained interaction has been integral to realizing the new national American Writers Museum here in Chicago, and to moving forward with our annual fundraising program, as well."

- Carey Cranston, President
​American Writers Museum

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  • Capital Campaigns
  • Cash Reserve and Endowment Campaigns
  • Special Projects
  • Planned Giving
  • Major Gift Strategies and Programs
  • Annual Fundraising Programs, addressing all facets of individual, corporate, foundation, and government fundraising
  • Fundraising Feasibility Studies
  • Fundraising Planning and Implementation​
  • Strategic Planning
  • Capacity Building
  • Key Messages and Case for Support Development
  • Positioning and Marketing for Campaigns
  • Campaign Events: Public Announcements, Groundbreakings, Grand Openings
  • Gala and Select Fundraising Event Consultation
  • Board Development
  • Governance