We WorkDifferently

What sets Sparrow apart is our care for the nonprofit leader behind the impact. We invest in you personally, because genuine love for people can change the world for the better. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.

What SparrowCan Do for You

We’ve helped hundreds of nonprofit leaders do more to change the world than they ever dreamed possible.

FriendRaise® Executive Coaching

Need an encouraging, clear-minded friend who knows fundraising inside and out? Let one of our teammates come alongside your fundraising efforts and partner with you in everything from prospecting to major donors to events to grant writing. Every energizing weekly session is guaranteed to leave you focused and motivated to take the right next steps as a development leader.


Considering a benefit gala or charity ball? Experienced emcee and auctioneer Derik Timmerman will help you design and build the perfect formal fundraising event.


Interested in grants, but not sure what to do next? You’ll love our step-by-step approach to finding the foundations who will fund your mission every single year.


Need to spark more engagement from your board? Our turnkey approach to board retreats works wonders to unleash the unique strengths of every board member.

We Help Nonprofit Leaders:

Why Sparrow?

We don’t accept there’s an either-or choice between excellence or heart.  Not only is it possible to have both–it’s how we serve our clients every day.

How WeWork

What Our Clients Are Saying

"So grateful for all the help that Derik provided, we couldn't have gotten to this point without Sparrow!"
Charleston, SC
"How to describe Sparrow... it's like combining the best of corporate America with the heart of our best volunteer."
New York, NY
"Discovering that I'm not alone and can call on Sparrow for help didn't just change my nonprofit; it changed my life."