Greater Gifts Consulting
A Raleigh, NC based organization offering strategic planning and fundraising services for non-profits
To help your non-profit expand and be successful, MaryBeth provides services to accommodate your organization’s needs. Greater Gifts Consulting provides strategic planning, marketing communications and fundraising services to non-profits in North Carolina. We provide ethical and effective fundraising and strategic planning services. Client list includes local universities, social service, arts, education and health care agencies in the Triangle region of North Carolina.
MaryBeth is the 2018 recipient of the Outstanding Fundraising Professional Award by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Triangle Chapter.
Special events & photography
Annual campaign planning and implementation
Executive Director Mentoring
Prospect lead identification
Corporate philanthropic planning
Agency management services
MaryBeth Carpenter MBA, CFRE
veteran fundraiser with over 30 years of experience at higher education and social service agencies in four states, MaryBeth has raised $44 million for her nonprofits. She began Greater Gifts Consulting in 2010 and has assisted numerous Triangle-based nonprofits with strategic planning and fundraising.
MaryBeth is the winner of the 2018 Outstanding Fundraising Professional award from AFP Triangle. She is a Certified Fundraising Executive and also a Certified Gift Planning Associate. MaryBeth is Past President of the Triangle Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and served on its board for six years. MaryBeth also serves on other Triangle non-profit boards and teaches the CFRE review course and gives trainings on fundraising across North Carolina. She is also an award winning writer, a historian and a photographer.
MaryBeth is the Executive Director of Preservation Zebulon, and has won the Heritage Award in 2018 from the Little River Historical Society.
MaryBeth earned her Master’s in Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. She resides in Raleigh, NC.
MaryBeth teaches a class in 2015
She provides trainings in fund raising and strategic planning for non-profits across North Carolina.
- Dee Blake
- Oshana Watkins
- Marlon Torres
- Kelly Phoenix
- Cathy Dobbins
Private Funding Research Service
Let Greater Gifts help you diversify your funding sources and locate new private funders for your non-profit’s mission.
Our average search usually results in six to 10 new funding sources, which may include private foundations, corporate foundations, business funders, family foundations, and trusts.
- 1 hour consultation with Greater Gifts to determine search parameters
- Search and screening in proprietary databases for potential funding sources to match your mission and special projects
- Written report of findings and application guidelines and 1 hour meeting to review
Please contact for rates.
Greater Gifts Consulting also can produce annual reports and newsletters to track and report on your progress.
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6300 Creedmoor Rd Ste 170 #126
Raleigh, NC 27612