2017 Advancement Northwest Sponsors

Diamond Sponsor

The Alford Group has been a leading consulting firm to not-for-profit organizations nationwide since 1979. The firm's integrated services include all aspects of fundraising, organizational strategy, assessment, governance, corporate impact, and donor data analysis. The Alford Group has served more than 3,000 organizations of all sizes and sectors, specializing in capital campaign feasibility studies; campaign management; major gifts; development assessments and planning; board and staff development; and strategic planning. Our mission is to strengthen the not-for-profit community - The Alford Group is here to help you achieve unprecedented results for your organization!

Platinum Sponsors

At Bank of America, our focus on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors is critical to fulfilling our purpose of helping make people's financial lives better. Our commitment to growing our business responsibly is embedded in every aspect of our company. It is demonstrated in the inclusive and supportive workplace we create for our employees, the responsible products and services we offer our customers, and the impact we help create around the world in helping local economies thrive. An important part of this work is forming strong partnerships across sectors - including community and environmental advocate groups, as well as non-profits - in order to bring together our collective networks and expertise to achieve greater impact.  Learn more at www.bankofamerica.com/about and connect with us on Twitter at @BofA_News.


Gold Sponsor

Serving the Northwest since 1979 (formerly under the name Collins Group), we know the nonprofit and philanthropic landscape, local leaders, and the most productive ways to fundraise here. Having helped raise more than $1.5 billion for mission-driven organizations in the Northwest, our consultants are ready to take your fundraising to a new level. We have offices in Seattle and consultants on the ground in Tacoma and Portland, and we partner with organizations throughout the region. Our Northwest knowledge is strengthened by a deep bench of sector expertise, national perspective, and a full suite of services to meet your organization's specific needs. We offer comprehensive campaign counsel, campaign planning studies, major gifts advancement, executive search, communications services, coaching, Board trainings, strategic information services, campaign readiness, strategic planning, and more. 

Silver Sponsor





With a longstanding commitment to community partnerships and sustainability, Washington State Convention Center is the perfect venue for nonprofit fundraising events. Our all Pro-Chef Certified culinary team creates uniquely Northwest dishes with the freshest local and regional ingredients. The flour used in our in-house bakery is obtained from no-till farms in eastern Washington; beef, fish, chicken and eggs all come from sustainable sources and the state’s exceptional wineries provide over 98 percent of the wines served. We are proud to support our local nonprofit organizations and to continue making important contributions to our community each and every day.