YoungAssociates serves nonprofits in a variety of fields, including arts, history, and medicine


  1. Planned Giving for Small Organizations
    Our site’s downloads section has been updated with a PDF version of a presentation answering questions about how YoungAssociates can help your nonprofit build a planned giving program or grow and adapt your existing planned  |  Read More »
  2. 10 Points on Listening in Solicitations
    More than 39 years of experience making solicitations in the nonprofit industry has produced this series of notes for emphatic listening in solicitations. These points are part of our firm’s basic face-to-face solicitation training program  |  Read More »
  3. Donor Communications Checklist
    When writing any kind of donor communications (briefing document, letter, brochure), consider a list such as this to review and improve your materials. Are we alive and exciting—or boring and dull? Have we stressed the  |  Read More »
  4. Feasibility Studies
    Many organizations do their own feasibility studies, but there are reasons to turn to independent counsel for help. First, you get greater insight from confidential interviews conducted by a third party. In addition, most development  |  Read More »