When I am asked this question by a prospective client, prior to a conversation, I send some background materials:
-The legal definition of a fundraising consultant for the client's state. This is to make sure that a consultant is what is being sought, as compared to a solicitor or contract staff member. The site I use to find the legal definition is http://www.labyrinthinc.com/resources/laws/state-definitions-of-paid-fundraising-contractors/
- Recent articles that I think are informative. Right now I would suggest:
Hiring Fundraising Consultants: 7 Questions to See if a Consultant is Right for You
How to Pick a Consultant (and not end up with a Dog)
Hope this helps.
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