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Team Member Presentation: Fundraising for Financial Challenges

July 18th, 2017 Uncategorized

Click for Presentation: Fundraising for Financial Challenges – MGC + FA


Client Spotlight: Ain Dah Yung Center

May 1st, 2017 Uncategorized

Imagine a place where no one is homeless.   For 33 years, Ain Dah Yung Center has provided culturally-responsive services to help American Indian youth imagine a hopeful, safe, and independent future.   “When our youth can experience their Native traditions, their identities become clearer and they begin to heal.” Deb Foster, Ain Dah Yung […]


Client Spotlight: The Nature Conservancy

March 22nd, 2017 Uncategorized

  For over sixty years, The Nature Conservancy has helped preserve treasured natural places throughout the United States and around the globe. Driven to “conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends,” The Nature Conservancy uses science, collaboration and a nonpartisan approach to address pressing conservation issues.   The Nature Conservancy’s Minnesota, North […]


Introducing Morgan Zehner, New Lead Consultant and Strategist at Fox Advancement

February 22nd, 2017 Uncategorized

Where to begin… I am very grateful to have landed at Fox Advancement. The firm is a perfect match for my personal and professional interests. 1) Mission At the end of the day, I strive to be of service. The mission-driven clients that Fox Advancement serves are on the front lines of improving people’s lives […]


Client Spotlight: Hennepin Theatre Trust

January 18th, 2017 Uncategorized

Bright lights, glitz, glamour and a night on the town. Broadway, concerts and comedy. Bringing people together and creating positive change on Hennepin Avenue in Downtown Minneapolis through the arts and cultural experiences. This has been the mission of Hennepin Theatre Trust (HTT) for almost 20 years. Originally founded in 2000 to guarantee the future of […]


Introducing Whitney Anderson and Erika Schwichtenberg, New Senior Managing Associates at Fox Advancement

September 28th, 2016 Uncategorized

Whitney Anderson, Senior Managing Associate I’ve been lucky to work at Fox Advancement in some capacity for the past six years. I joined the company as a Grant Writing Consultant in 2010, and this position allowed me to write local, state, and federal grants for several influential nonprofit organizations across Minnesota. These organizations inspired me […]


Introducing Jesse Poppe, Senior Managing Associate at Fox Advancement

August 2nd, 2016 Uncategorized

Fox Advancement is pleased to welcome Jesse Poppe, our newest consultant. Jesse brings a host of development expertise, ranging from event planning to major gift stewardship. His extensive experience at the Minnesota State Fair will benefit our clients, their campaigns, and the communities they serve. Welcome aboard! A note from Jesse: I am elated to […]


Client Spotlight: Fighting Chance Boxing Club

July 19th, 2016 Uncategorized

“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth. ” This Muhammad Ali quote serves as one of the guiding mantras for Fighting Chance Boxing Club, a youth development nonprofit founded in 2015, headquartered in North Minneapolis. Housed in a refurbished Minneapolis Fire Department station, Fighting Chance envisions a “community of […]


Fox FLASH: June 30, 2016

June 30th, 2016 FoxFLASH Weekly Email Blast

Fundraising News and Insight from Across the Sector Steve Chase, Chair of the Case Foundation, on the Third Wave of Philanthropy and the Social Sector  Philanthropy New Digest interviews Steve Chase on the current philanthropic landscape and the current trends that will shape the future of the sector. He comments on the changes taking place […]


Introducing Ellen Davis, Senior Managing Associate at Fox Advancement

June 14th, 2016 Uncategorized

Fox Advancement is pleased to welcome Ellen Davis as our newest consultant. She will be a major asset to our grant writing team, providing research, strategy, and program development expertise. We are enthusiastic about the experience, the depth and breadth of knowledge, and the good humor she will bring to our team and all the […]


Client Spotlight – Burnsville Promise is Showing Promise

April 7th, 2016 Uncategorized

Burnsville Promise, a community collaboration aimed at promoting academic and career success for area students, is showing promise. A big step came February 25, when the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District 191 School Board approved an agreement between the Inver Hills Community College Foundation and the district. The district will hire a Burnsville Promise coordinator whose salary will […]


Consultant Blog: We Could Not Be Fox Advancement Without YOU!

March 3rd, 2016 Uncategorized

Last Thursday, Fox Advancement held an Open House at our new office space in Northeast Minneapolis. It was an opportunity for us to celebrate the growth of our company over the last two decades, and to celebrate the work of our clients and their success and impact on the local community. It was a wonderful […]