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Clients


The groups we work with are often progressive non-profits with social change missions. They range from start-ups to small grassroots groups, from established non-profits with large budgets, to respected operating foundations. 


Our clients outsource a portion or all of their fundraising and donor communication programs to achieve a variety of objectives.

 

Our Clients Include:

ADVOCACY & SERVICE

Advocacy Institute
American Society for Muslim                        Advancement
Asian American Legal Defense &                Education Fund
Brooklyn Community Pride Center
End of Life Choices New York
Girls for Gender Equity
Harm Reduction Coalition
Human Services Council
National Campaign for Freedom of             Expression
National Domestic Violence Hotline
National LGBTQ Task Force
Neighbors Link
The New York City Anti-Violence                Project
New York Immigration Coalition
NYS National Abortion Rights Action          League
Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of          New York
PFLAG

ARTS

Alpha Workshops
Art Connects New York
BAAD!
Bard Graduate Center
City Lore
Classic Stage Company
Dutchess County Arts Council
Eos Orchestra
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Outfest NY
The Fisher Center at Bard
I'm From Driftwood
Lambda Literary
Maysles Institute
Millay Colony for the Arts
Momenta Art
STREB
UrbanGlass

CHILDREN & YOUTH

Ali Forney Center
Answer
CASA-NYC
Citizens Committee for Children
Culture For One
Friends of the Children New York
GLSEN
National Youth Advocacy Coalition
New Yorkers for Children
Northside Center for Child                            Development

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Brooklyn Community Bail Fund
Neighborhood Defender Service of              Harlem
The Vera Institute of Justice

EDUCATION & LIBRARIES

Brooklyn Historical Society
Center for Anti-Violence Education
Claverack Free Library
Eleanor Roosevelt Center
Herbert G. Birch Services
Hudson Area Library
Kinhaven Music School
Leo Baeck Institute
National Institute for the                              Psychotherapies
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study          Center
The Writing Revolution

ENVIRONMENT & PARKS

Bronx River Alliance
Columbia County Land Conservancy
Friends of the High Line
Friends of the Hudson River Park
Gowanus Canal Conservancy
Green Guerillas
National Park Foundation
New York/New Jersey Baykeeper
New York City AIDS Memorial
Riders Alliance
Streetsblog & Streetfilms
Transportation Alternatives
Tri-State Transportation Commission

FAITH & MINDFULNESS

Beineinu
Congregation Beth Simchat Torah
Congregation Habonim
The Garrison Institute
Hebrew Free Burial Association
Iyengar Yoga Association of New York
The Jerusalem Open House
Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church
Leo Baeck Institute
Parity
New York Zen Center for                               Contemplative Care
Synod of the Northeast
Tricycle: a Buddhist Review
Zen Studies Society

 

HEALTH & HOUSING

Bailey House
Callen-Lorde Community Health                   Center
Charles B. Wang Community Health             Center
End of Life Choices New York
Housing Works
National Aphasia Association
Partnership for the Homeless
Prevention Access Campaign
Seaver Autism Center
SMART
Treatment Action Group

INTERNATIONAL

Aid for AIDS
Asia Catalyst
Global Justice Center
Immigration Equality
Maloto
Outright International
The Population Council
Uweza
Vennue
Village Health Works
Women Deliver
Women’s Refugee Commission

OLDER ADULTS

Heights & Hills
Lifetime Arts
SAGE
United Neighbors

OPERATING FOUNDATIONS

American Foundation for AIDS                     Research
Broadway Cares
Brooklyn Community Foundation
Tyler Clementi Foundation
Elton John AIDS Foundation
North Star Fund
Stonewall Community Foundation
Third Wave Fund

Board training to increase fundraising capacity   

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When you have the kind of training that we got from Wingo NYC, it helped us board members stop worrying about asking people for money and start to find pride in asking people for money for such a wonderful cause.

-Eliza Winans Rossman, former board chair, Heights and Hills

When we started our work with Heights and Hills, a social service agency that supports older adults, they needed our help to get their board members engaged in fundraising. Through identifying prospects, board training, event planning and the development of a beautiful new logo and case materials, Wingo NYC set up Heights and Hills and its board to increase their fundraising capacity in the short and long-term.

Demystifying fundraising for staff, board and volunteers

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Before I started working with Wingo, I really had no concept of what fundraising was...It really became not a consultant relationship, but a partnership.

-Peter Goldberg, Executive Director, Brooklyn Community Bail Fund

Brooklyn Community Bail Fund was a start-up organization when they hired us, with only one staff person and a small donor list. Through our six-month signature service, the Wingo Intervention, we equipped them with the comprehensive fundraising knowledge and tools they needed to grow, and that they did. After a successful year-end appeal, major donor cultivation event and productive meetings with board and donor prospects, they hired new staff members, expanded their board and greatly increased their organizational budget – through both knowledge and confidence.

Implementing strategies to make genuine connections with major donors

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While the challenge was in re-establishing the relationships, the opportunities were really in those conversations. We were able to turn those relationships around.

-Sharon Stapel, former Executive Director, New York City Anti-Violence Project

The New York City Anti-Violence Project became our longtime client several years ago when the new Executive Director and Development Director needed help making and rebuilding relationships with major donors who had lapsed. Wingo NYC provided valuable strategy and held their hands to ensure the organization would have a solid base of supporters for years to come. Since then, AVP has hired and re-hired us to design and implement a corporate sponsorship campaign, produce annual special events, and provide interim leadership staffing, board trainings and more. 

Making compelling and beautiful cases for giving

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Doug really helped us make the connection between having an inspiring idea, and being very specific with a donor and saying “Now we need your help.”

-Chris Tepper, Co-founder of the New York City AIDS Memorial

We came on board with the New York City AIDS Memorial at the very beginning, and helped them communicate the importance of a public monument for those that we have lost to HIV/AIDS. From the moment the group became a non-profit, we trained and supported the all-volunteer board, transforming them into a fundraising powerhouse. We equipped them with stunning print and online materials and engaging special events that conveyed a powerful case for support. Together, we raised $6 million to open the memorial on World AIDS Day 2016.

Producing stellar special events, with heart

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I don't have any care or worry the night of the event because Wingo has it down pat.

-Kofo Anifalaje, Development Officer, North Star Fund

When North Star Fund, the largest social justice funder in NYC, needed someone to produce their wildly popular, 600-person and growing, sit-down dinner gala, Wingo NYC stepped in with fervor. From selecting well-known honorees to strengthening the event program, and from motivating the volunteer host committee to managing day-of fundraising strategy, we have helped the event rocket into the stratosphere. This year’s gala raised $1 million, a first for North Star Fund.