With more than 20 years in the nonprofit fundraising world, Hazen has established a highly successful platform for launching, building and/or energizing effective major gift initiatives. We bring nationwide experience with nonprofits and the donors that support them.
Leading the way is Hazen's President, Martha H. Schumacher, ACFRE (Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive). To read more about this prestigious achievement, please click here: She is dedicated to partnering with nonprofits to build fundraising relationships that last. Martha has been working with and within nonprofit organizations for more than 20 years. Before launching Hazen in 2003, Martha led Defenders of Wildlife's fundraising team for nine years.
Martha's clients are comprised of international, national, regional and local nonprofit organizations. Her current and recent clients include Best Buddies International, American Red Cross, National Aquariums in Baltimore and Washington DC, the Epilepsy Foundation and Safe Kids Worldwide. Martha is a recognized expert on Major Gifts; Nonprofit Organizational, Staff and Board Development; and Capital Campaign Strategy.
Martha serves on the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) International Board of Directors. She was recently named the Outstanding Professional Fundraiser of the Year by the AFP Washington DC Metro Area Chapter (AFP/DC) and is a past AFP/DC president.
Hazen's top-notch team of collaborators includes strategic alliance partner Impact Communications, an award-winning team of writers who know how to passionately and effectively tell your organization's story through compelling direct mail letters, case statements, annual reports and newsletters.