How We Work
We urge clients to ask the hard questions necessary to honestly assess their own strengths and weaknesses. It is not always comfortable, but it always rewarding and with Saad&Shaw guiding the way, you don’t have to go through it alone. We are there with you, sharing the challenge and celebrating the joy in your journey of self-discovery.
Mel and Pearl Shaw
Founders of Saad&Shaw. Creative strategists, researchers, coaches, and campaign designers with decades of experience.
Higher education fund development, with expertise in corporate and foundation relations, planned giving, major gifts, and alumni giving.
Successfully completing resource development campaigns in higher education and nonprofit environments.
Prerequisites for Fundraising Success
Prerequisites for Fundraising Success walks you through the steps for planning, launching, and maintaining successful fundraising programs.
The Fundraiser’s Guide for Soliciting Gifts
The Fundraiser’s Guide for Soliciting Gifts is written for those asked to raise money for a non-profit, college, hospital or church. Showing you how to proceed and help you prepare volunteers and staff to solicit gifts?
Case Study: The Grand Experiment
The Grand Experiment reveals the impact that a micro-consulting program can have with just five to 20 hours of non-monetary technical assistance. This book documents the process of selecting and advising the recipient nonprofits, the immediate and projected outcomes, and lessons learned. The payoff? More than $1.5 million in grants and in-kind resources to date!
FUNdraising Good Times Classics
We’ve compiled a collection of our best strategies for fundraising professionals, volunteers, and nonprofit leaders. Whether you’re just starting out, or want to take your fundraising to the next level, FUNdraising Good Times Classics, Volume 1 provides concise, powerful advice and inspiration.
Start small… Plan BIG
Begin your fundraising with counselOnDEMAND – an affordable service provided by Saad&Shaw.
Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access in Fundraising
New Orleans Office Opens
Melvin and Pearl Shaw announce the opening of the Saad&Shaw Comprehensive Fund Development Services Office in New Orleans. Please call for more information.
Save the Date
Don't miss the 10th Annual Ocean City Jazz Festival being held on July 4 - 6, 2019.