© 2018 by Faire Consulting LLC

Faire Consulting LLC was created by Diane Marty, MALS, CFRE in 2011.

Faire (pronounced "fair" and derived from the French verb meaning "to do" or "to make") operates on a contract basis with Clients - primarily, though not exclusively, nonprofit organizations - to:  (sampling of services)

  • offer senior fundraising, business development, or interim staffing for finite periods during defined campaigns or while the Client conducts a thorough search for candidates or successors;

  • design, manage, and/or implement fundraising campaigns (including special events);

  • train, coach, and mentor staff and volunteers, specifically in areas of fundraising, collaboration, and innovation;

  • create tailored fundraising & development workshops, strategy sessions, or audits to enhance the efficiency and integration of resource development efforts;

  • conduct professional fundraising and program staff searches; and

  • facilitate the development planning process inclusive of earned revenue, contributed income, and social enterprise considerations.​                                                   


Pending what the client wants to do or to make, Faire will execute a project from start to completion, or on a stage by stage basis, contracting to provide strategic management or hands-on involvement up to and including investment solicitation.


Specialty expertise is offered in donor/client-centric strategies; creation/enhancement of implementation processes and advisory institutional knowledge; and partnership projects with management and communications peers.