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Stella L.
  • Fundraising
  • Crowdfunding
  • Marketing Strategy

*Top 1% Expert-Vetted* Fundraising Expert - $18M+ Raised Are you looking to secure funding for your business venture? With over a decade of experience and a track record of helping more than 100 clients raise over $18 million, I can guide you toward success. My Expertise: I specialize in crafting tailored funding strategies for a variety of sources, including angel investors, VCs, and reward-based and equity crowdfunding platforms (Kickstarter, Indiegogo, etc.) Notable Successes: • Yumerium Token Sale: Secured $3 million • Omnitude: Achieved a sold-out pre-sale • Gather Online: Raised over £538,000 (goal £245,000) What You Can Expect: During our consultation, I will provide you with valuable insights and actionable steps to advance your funding goals: • Project Assessment: I'll review your project and answer any questions you have about the most suitable funding options for your unique case. • Next Steps Plan: I will prepare a debrief on the next steps required to secure funding and the estimated time & budget needed to accomplish them. Let's turn your funding aspirations into a reality. Book a consultation with me today and take the first step towards funding success!

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Consultations from $98
Simone E.
  • Fundraising
  • Content Marketing
  • Crowdfunding
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Video Marketing

🎯 Welcome to my Upwork marketing consultation! As an experienced brand and content strategist, copywriter, and storyteller, I am dedicated to helping individuals, brands, and organizations bring their stories to life through creative marketing and brand strategies. 🔄 With over 10 years of experience in brand marketing, content strategy, brand narratives and copywriting and a strong media and communication background I have a passion for driving change. My professional focus and expertise for businesses and brands include creative marketing strategies, corporate social responsibility narratives, branding and rebranding, change management, brand narratives, tone of voice, and copywriting. 🚀 I also have extensive experience in strategic marketing areas such as brand marketing strategy, launch and growth strategy, content marketing strategy, localized marketing strategies, brand research and market research, email marketing, social media content and strategy, and more. I look forward to collaborating with you on your marketing and branding goals.

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Consultations from $60
Vishal G.
  • Fundraising
  • Crowdfunding
  • Market Research
  • Marketing Strategy

Preparing and navigating Business strategy/Business Plan/Investor Pitches are my core expertise. I help startup to create a business growth strategy, business development plan and growth strategy. I have professional level expertise at : -300+ Professional presentations/Keynotes for B2B clients -preparing the valuation of a company, term sheet -10+ Product pitch -200+ investor presentation & pitch, -70+ Business Plans (for internal, to raise funding, for bank) -30+ Go to market strategy, -50+ Financial models for investors -70+ Competitor analysis, -100+ Business & market research Questions which I can answer: 1. How to get funding 2. How to grow business in domestic and international market 3. How to increase customer lifecycle 4. how to incorporate new technologies such as Web3.0, Blockchain, machine leaning, AI in business 5. How to generate more revenue 6. How to control operational expenses 7. How to create efficient sales management team 8. How to attract investors, venture capitalist

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Consultations from $45
Sergio Y.
  • Fundraising
  • Content Marketing
  • Crowdfunding
  • Market Research
  • Marketing Strategy

Are you a startup founder with an in-house design team yet still determining the content of your pitch deck? With this unique consultation service, we can amplify your chances of securing investor funding by 40x! This service includes a deep-dive interview to understand your startup's essence. Based on your responses, I'll prepare a comprehensive blueprint for a compelling pitch deck that your design team can bring to life. Our discussion will span critical areas, including your startup's founding story, the problem you're solving, your unique solution, market size, business model, roadmap, competition, marketing and sales strategy, team composition, advisors, financial projections, funding needs, exit strategy, and potential challenges. Leverage my expertise, which has helped startups collectively raise over $560M in funding. With my guidance, your startup can stand out to investors and unlock significant growth opportunities. My calendar tends to fill quickly due to high demand, so I recommend booking your consultation as soon as possible. Take the first step towards boosting your funding odds by 40x. Let's start this journey together and create something truly exceptional.

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Consultations from $375
Joseph O.
  • Fundraising
  • Business Consulting
  • Financial Analysis & Valuation
  • Financial Forecasting

As a consultant with a background in startup and small business fundraising and financial modeling, I offer consultation services to help your business succeed. With a track record of advising startups on successfully raising over $1 billion in funding, I am well-equipped to help you navigate the complex world of fundraising and financial planning. During our consultation sessions, we can focus on topics such as: Startup and small business fundraising: I can help you identify the best sources of funding for your business, such as venture capital, angel investors, or crowdfunding platforms, and develop a comprehensive fundraising strategy to secure the necessary capital. Financial modeling: I can assist you in creating a financial model for your business, which will help you understand your financial needs and plan for the future. This may include forecasting revenue, expenses, and cash flow, as well as analyzing the sensitivity of your model to different assumptions and scenarios. Overall, my goal is to provide expert guidance and support to help your startup or small business achieve its financial goals through successful fundraising and financial planning.

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Consultations from $100
Jose R.
  • Fundraising
  • Business Consulting
  • Financial Analysis & Valuation
  • Financial Forecasting
  • Personal Finance & Wealth Management

85% of crowdfunding and fundraising campaigns fail! This is due for a lack of preparation. My mission is to help entrepreneurs succeed. I will show you how to raise 6, 7 & even 8 figures for your venture. How? Keep riding 👇 I'm a successful entrepreneur who launch my first Kickstarter campaign while being in college, turn it into a 6-figure e-commerce and got the company acquired. Now, I'm an expert with 4 years of experience in crowdfunding and fundraising who has helped raised over $60,000,000 in total funding. On our consultation, I will show you our exact system on how to raise 6, 7 & 8 figures campaigns so you avoid increasing the 85% stats. We have worked with clients such as Lumos, Tribel, Snapify, Shrooly, RAD AI and many others. We are official partners with the leading crowdfunding and fundraising platforms, so by working with us, you will get to use our partnerships and connections. We are partners of Start Engine, Wefunder, Republic, Kickstarter, Indiegogo, Techstars, ClearCo,, Meta , Shopify, Google Ads, and many other companies. Don't waste any more time and money on unsuccessful campaigns.

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Consultations from $100
Muhammad Asad I.
  • Fundraising
  • Content Marketing
  • Crowdfunding
  • Email Marketing
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Social Media Marketing

Having completed more than 80 successful crowdfunding campaign jobs and over 4 years of professional experience in providing marketing services i.e. Landing Page Creation, Content Designing, Social Media Marketing, Content Marketing, Video Production, Campaign Management, Post-Campaign Marketing, and Creating Content for whole crowdfunding campaigns. In consultations, ◾I can review your project and answer your questions regarding the type of funding that is more suitable for you. ◾I can review your goals and targets and will assist you in making them realistic. Will share the plan to make a strong branding base and the time (money) needed to achieve your target. ◾Will guide you about marketing techniques for your campaigns and how I can help you with them. Please understand that we are a team and personally my expertise is in crowdfunding campaign management and campaign marketing. And, being a manager I know how the whole campaign is executed. So I will guide you about everything. Thank you so much for going through my details let's meet! Asad Ishaq CEO and Co-Founder Majnate LLP

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Consultations from $35
Konstantin M.
  • Fundraising
  • Content Marketing
  • Market Research
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Search Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing

The fundraising consultations include: - the fundraising strategy (angels, venture funds, equity crowdfunding, accelerators), - accelerators applications (Y-combinator, 500 startups, etc.), - founders and advisors shares split, - deep dive into the company's specifics (team, market, product), - pitch deck for the venture fund analysis, - pitch deck for a storytelling examination, - strategical narrative for the company creation, - the startup valuation guidance, - legal: c-corp registration, SAFE, investment structuring, - product-market fit consultations, - company board of directors structures consultations, - market research calculations (company's competitors, market size, company position), - financial projections, - Bonus: potential pitch deck distribution in my investor's network.

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Consultations from $50
Nadia A.
  • Fundraising
  • Crowdfunding
  • Email Marketing
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Social Media Marketing

I am Expert in Lead Generation and Cold Email outreach specifically utilizing Mailjet, Klaviyo, Smartlead, Mailgun, Woodpecker, Gmass, Apollo, Convertkit and EmailOctopus. These days, cold email outreach is one of the very best channels to generate leads and grow sales. The challenge today is creating copy and campaign setups that are unique to everything else that lands in a person's inbox. I can advise on strategic matters related to EMAIL CAMPAIGN SETUPS, AUTOMATION & SEQUENCING. Our chat will be CONSULTATIVE and STRATEGIC in nature. My consultation can cover any of the following: • Choosing Best Email Marketing Software • Email authentication settings • Email Copywriting • Email Automation Best Practices • Identify Target Market & Contact List Building • Cold Emailing Best Practices • Email Campaign Process Best Practices If you have something else in mind, feel free to ask!

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Consultations from $50
Dima S.
  • Fundraising
  • Crowdfunding

This is a personalized conversation about creating an awesome commercial video. We will talk about all stages of production, inspiration, shooting gear, and ways to implement the most daring ideas for your commercial. The goal of our consultation should be that you walk away with actionable next steps to find better teammates, choose the best camera/lenses/lights, make a clear vision of the process, and planning of your budget to get better results. This service is ideal if you are a producer/director, motion designer, a small agency, or a young production company. I'll help to save your money for all stages of production of your video and I'll implement all my skills into your project life.

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Consultations from $100
Ievgenii B.
  • Fundraising
  • Content Marketing
  • Crowdfunding
  • eCommerce Marketing
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Social Media Marketing

You receive a 60-minute Consultation for discussing your Meta Ads (Facebook Ads and Instagram Ads) campaigns to translate them into REAL RESULTS. Consultations may cover Meta Ads campaigns' performance, structure, results, opportunities for optimization, and better practice. Also, we may consider the usage and impact of artificial intelligence (AI), and ChatGPT on your Meta Ads, Digital marketing, sales, and business strategies. I have worked 1-on-1 with 60+ eCommerce companies, Marketplaces, HoReCa businesses, Business Services Providers, Government organizations and NGOs, Cliniques, and Mobile App publishers forming their Digital Marketing strategies. My further services may include the following: • Audit your existing ad campaigns; • Report on findings and suggestions on what and how you may undertake to improve your Digital Marketing Performance P.S. The requirement questions MUST be answered with this submission or Upwork will cancel within 24 hours.

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Consultations from $70
Tatsiana T.
  • Fundraising
  • Book Design
  • Brand Style Guides
  • Catalog Design
  • Logo Design
  • Pattern Design

I can help you to create a plan of visualization strategy for your presentation, crowdfunding project, book layout, video scribing, or other visual shapes you choose for sharing your ideas with your clients, partners, or target audience. Examples of questions from my clients: "I want to create a presentation about my business/startup/product, but don't know, what information is essential for my partners/investors/clients. I need a plan." "What is better in my case - to use illustrations or realistic photos?" "We ordered an animation explainer video/presentation/book layout, but not really happy with the result. Can you please give a few tips on how to improve the current version and help to provide our contractor with clear feedback?" " We have started the project with a junior designer. Since the project includes a lot of similar technical work, we don't want to pay extra money to work with an expert but want to have a professional review and see how we can improve our templates." Whatever is your goal - to build a plan of work on a new design project or improve the ongoing one - I will be glad to help. Kind regards, Tatsiana

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Consultations from $70

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How to Hire Top Fundraising Consultants

What is a fundraising consultant?

From grant writing to running a fundraising campaign, a lot of work goes into raising funds for charity, research, and other projects. Fundraising consultants are available via Upwork and can help you navigate the fundraising process by implementing activities such as soliciting donations through a charity dinner, crowdfunding, and digital marketing campaigns.

How do you hire a fundraising consultant?

You can source fundraising consultant talent on Upwork by following these three steps:

  • Write a project description. You’ll want to determine your scope of work and the skills and requirements you are looking for in a fundraising consultant.
  • Post it on Upwork. Once you’ve written a project description, post it to Upwork. Simply follow the prompts to help you input the information you collected to scope out your project.
  • Shortlist and interview fundraising consultants. Once the proposals start coming in, create a shortlist of the professionals you want to interview. 

Of these three steps, your project description is where you will determine your scope of work and the specific type of fundraising consultant you need to complete your project. 

How much does it cost to hire a fundraising consultant?

Rates can vary due to many factors, including expertise and experience, location, and market conditions.

  • An experienced fundraising consultant may command higher fees but also work faster, have more-specialized areas of expertise, and deliver higher-quality work.
  • A contractor who is still in the process of building a client base may price their fundraising consultant services more competitively. 

Which one is right for you will depend on the specifics of your project. 

How do you write a fundraising consultant job post?

Your job post is your chance to describe your project scope, budget, and talent needs. Although you don’t need a full job description as you would when hiring an employee, aim to provide enough detail for a contractor to know if they’re the right fit for the project.

Job post title

Create a simple title that describes exactly what you’re looking for. The idea is to target the keywords that your ideal candidate is likely to type into a job search bar to find your project. Here are some sample fundraising consultant job post titles:

  • Nonprofit consultant wanted to help organization raise funds
  • Fundraising expert needed to drive church expansion campaign
  • Grant writer wanted to help solicit funding from the federal government and foundations

Project description

An effective fundraising consultant job post should include: 

  • Scope of work: From grant writing to producing a fundraising dinner, list all the deliverables you’ll need. 
  • Project length: Your job post should indicate whether this is a smaller or larger project. 
  • Background: If you prefer experience with certain causes, financial thresholds, or methods, mention this here. 
  • Budget: Set a budget and note your preference for hourly rates vs. fixed-price contracts.

Fundraising consultant job responsibilities

Here are some examples of fundraising consultant job responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement corporate fundraising programs for clients
  • Create strategies designed to encourage new contributions
  • Recruit sponsors and volunteers for fundraising events

Fundraising consultant job requirements and qualifications

Be sure to include any requirements and qualifications you’re looking for in a fundraising consultant. Here are some examples:

  • Minimum three years fundraising experience with environmental nonprofits
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or nonprofit management
  • Track record of meeting or exceeding financial goals in previous fundraising campaigns
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