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Independent Consultants with expertise in Fundraising & Grant Writing

MCHT does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of this list, nor does it guarantee in any manner the quality of service provided by these individuals. If you provide consultant services and would like to be included on this list, contact Donna Bissett at .


First NameLast NamePositionOrganizationAddressCityStateZipBusiness PhoneEmailWebsiteNotes
David AllenDevelopment for Conservation608 West Dean AvenueMononaWI53716(608) 239-5006https://developmentforconservation.comSpecializes in land trust development audits, plans, training and coaching; frequent presenter at Rally
Judy AndersonCommunity ConsultantsPost Office Box 617KinderhookNY12106-0617(518) 758-7226Land Trust Alliance Learning Center "expert" specializing in community-based outreach and fundraising strategies; has worked with MCHT, DLWA, Kennebunk LT
William A. BayreutherConsultantWilliam A. Bayreuther Grant Writing138 South RoadReadfieldME04355-3330(207) 242-6029http://www.billbayreuther.com/Provides grant writing, fund raising advisory, and project management services to nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and environmentally responsible businesses
Karen BuckConservation Impact501 S Cherry Street Ste 580DenverCO80246-1327(303) 223-4886Consulting services to help you become more focused, create stronger connections, and attract and allocate resources
Porter D. CaesarStrategic & Fundraising Counsel to Non-ProfitsPorter Caesar, LLChttp://portercaesar.com/pete-caesar/Specializes in fundraising counsel to non-profits since 1997, after 30 years of experience in education as headmaster, administrator, facilitator and fundraiser.
Bob DemontDemont Associates2 Monument Square, 6th FloorPortlandME 4101(207) 773-3030https://demontassociates.comFull service philanthropic and advancement counsel with over $225M in conservation projects
Kelly FrostFrost Advancement Advisors, Inc.68 Maine AvenuePortlandME04103-3824(207) 991-1932https://www.linkedin.com/in/kefrostSpecializes in strategic planning; development program and capital campaign management; major gift solicitation; board and volunteer recruitment, training and stewardship; has worked with Kennebec LT, KELT, 7 Lakes Alliance
Peter JonesJWP Fundraising(617) 595-6077Over 30 years of fundraising and leadership experience in the nonprofit sector; has worked for National Audubon, TPL and Wilderness Society
Abby King(207) 740-8753Public policy and advocacy; communications; stewardship; development; administration; program management; guiding & outdoor recreation
Nancy PerlsonIndependent ConsultantNancy Perlson52 Winslow Pond RoadMadrid TwpME04966-5633(207) 492-1556Former ED of Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust (18 yrs), grant writing, fundraising feasibility studies, land acquisition project management, baseline data documentation, capital campaigns, land owner and community outreach and project development
Anne J. ReiterConnect! Consulting(207) 313-0388Financial management: reconcile financial records with donor database, monthly financial reports, bookkeeping. Operations management: planning and operations oversight, contract staffing for administrative, human resources, and financial admin. Fundraising: grantwriting; state or federal grantwriting, foundation grant prospect research, grant management. Has worked for Kennebec Estuary LT, Mahoosuc LT, Medomak Valley LT, Brunswick-Topsham LT, Kennebec LT
Andy RobinsonAndy Robinson Consulting LLCPO Box 350PlainfieldVT5667(802) 479-7365http://andyrobinsononline.com/w/; http://trainyourboard.com/34 years of experience working with nonprofits as a fundraiser, facilitator, trainer, consultant and community organizer. Specializes in the needs of organizations working for human rights, social justice, artistic expression, environment and community development.
Libby K. RustThe Rust Communications GroupPO Box 1227York HarborME03911-1227(207) 363-3808The Rust Communications Group, founded in 1998, provides communications and fundraising strategies to institutions and organizations. The strategies we, together with our clients, develop and implement are designed with a single goal in mind -- providing additional resources to our client organizations. Our goal is not only to help our clients attain their immediate goals, but also to leave each organization stronger as a result of our involvement. Having worked in Maine, New Hampshire, New York, and California, my track record speaks to an ability to succeed in very different institutional environments and in a variety of philanthropic communities.
Marcia Sly88 Hillside RoadBrooklinME04616-3339(207) 590-2677Capital campaigns, publication coordination, direct mail, writing; Has worked with Great Pond Mtn CT and BHHT
Suzanne TelfeianPhilanthropy ConsultantSue Telfeian3 Kingfisher DriveScarboroughME04074-8691(207) 838 3042All aspects of philanthropy, planned giving council. Former ED LELT; former DOD MCHT
AlisonTruesdaleLandForms25 Rand RoadYarmouthME04096(207) 846-1053Alison has many years’ experience with land use consulting and has acted as Executive Director of a Maine land trust. She can provide assistance with marketing and communications, stewardship, fundraising and grant writing, organizational development and cartography.
Lisa WahlstromOvation Fundraising Counsel LLC195 Norfolk StreetBangorME04401-3466(207) 992-2186https://www.ovationfr.com/Clients include Stanwood Wildlife Sanctuary, 30 Mile River Watershed Assoc, Healthy Acadia, and The Telling Room