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Bring your vision to life

Does your organization need outside expertise to create a new strategic plan that will drive impact and inspire your stakeholders? Let us help you answer important questions about your future and provide a framework for developing a pragmatic, specific plan of action with measurable results for both the near and longer term.

SAMPLE strategic plans

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  • Internal & External Assessment

  • Capacity Building

  • Planning Meetings / Retreat Facilitation

  • Plan Design & Writing

  • Detailed implementation WOrk Plan

  • program development


Alberto Rafols, Executive Director

Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County

I appreciate the professionalism, knowledge of the field, and experience that McKnight Higgins brought to our organization through our strategic planning process. We are truly in a better position now to serve our community. Debra is very effective in working with diverse groups, has clarity in her objectives, and delivers with grace and calm demeanor.
I highly recommend her work.

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Connect hearts and minds to your work

Could your organization benefit from a new marketing and branding strategy that builds greater awareness and a stronger relationship with your constituents and donors? We can also manage your website upgrade or produce your annual report

so that it tells your story in a compelling way.

SAMPLE Websites, Brochures, and reports

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  • marketing & Communications planning

  • brand strategy/visual identity

  • project management/ collateral development

  • key messages/case for support

  • Annual reports & Other Publications

  • website content & project management


(formerly Episcopal Charities)

 new name, tagline, branding and website


state-of-the-art interactive version and printed pdf


 annual production of  52-page guidebook

Marketing and Branding

Susan Dutton, Director of Communications

EAH Housing

We have been working with McKnight Higgins Consulting for more than a decade.  McKnight Higgins is our go to contractor for any special or challenging marketing effort.  We know that it will be handled with intelligence and attention to budget --- from research, data collection, design to overall strategic implementation.  Debra is on the top of my list.

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Expand the flow of money and support

Is it time to create a fundraising plan that effectively tracks results?  Do you need a persuasive writer for your grant proposals, annual appeals and sponsorship packets? McKnight Higgins Consulting can help you attract a greater flow of money and

support to your organization.

Sample Campaign collateral

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  • Fundraising assessment

  • fundraising​ Plan

  • Annual Campaigns

  • major Donor strategy

  • Workshops, Trainings, & Coaching

  • Corporate Sponsorships

  • FOUNDation Research & Proposal Writing


 Direct Mail Campaign


Clarice Veloso-Lugo, Development Director, HIP Housing

McKnight Higgins has consistently exceeded my expectations since we began working together on my organization’s fundraising assessment. Debra’s extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of marketing and fund development has been instrumental. She is genuinely wants her clients to succeed.

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