Sample Client Projects

Here are a few sample client projects that demonstrate how Deringer Consulting works with its client and the approach we take to deliver results.

  • Identified, cultivated and prepared a grant application for a US-based humanitarian NGO client that successfully won a $465,000 corporate foundation grant. The grant funded a sustainable agriculture project serving rural farmers in Vietnam.

  • Designed a major gifts campaign outreach “roadmap” for the board of directors of a community human services client. Successfully facilitated board retreat that introduced the “roadmap” which included performance milestones, step-by-step processes and collateral material.

  • Advised a USAID-funded client on how to structure and market an agribusiness impact investment initiative in Africa to attract private funding. Generated leads through research and outbound prospecting to over 75 companies, individuals and foundations.

  • Coached an executive director of a nonprofit serving adolescent girls on how to execute a corporate and major gifts fundraising strategy.

  • Conducted an organizational assessment and created an annual fund and major gifts campaign for an advanced computing association that was new to individual giving.

  • Improved a military association’s corporate membership program by adding new membership levels and benefits that align well with the needs of its corporate constituents and partners. Conducted research and outbound prospecting calls to qualified prospects to generate leads and acquire new members.

    • Testimonials

    • Derry is a class act, a talented development professional who knows his stuff. He is excellent at cultivating and soliciting donors – at hearing their wants and needs and then aligning them to the goals of the organization.

      Kevin Sturtevant
      Vice President of Development
      World Food Program USA

    • Derry’s gift of communication coupled with keen strategic analyses has enabled him to forge ground-breaking public/private partnerships on a global scale with fortune 500 companies.

      Joseph Choi
      External Relations
      United Nations World Food Programme


    Derry Deringer, CFRE
    Deringer Consulting, LLC.
    Alexandria, Virginia 22301, USA