ABOUT US

Optimus Fundraising is a full-service, multi-sector fundraising consulting company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia. Optimus was founded to offer not-for-profit organizations a unique consulting model that combines unsurpassed experience, comprehensive service and personalized, hands-on engagement —all in an affordable and customized package. Our goal is to develop a cost-effective partnership with our clients that helps them to both meet their immediate fundraising needs and build long-term philanthropic capacity.

Optimus provides a broad range of services including campaign planning and direction; feasibility and planning studies; major gift program development; development assessments and audits; annual giving program development and enhancement; board development and orientation; and a range of educational and training programs.

Our leadership team brings more than 50 years of not-for-profit fundraising experience to our work. This experience encompasses organizations of all sizes, from large world-class institutions to small local and regional organizations, across the United States, Canada and Europe, including:

Hospitals and Healthcare
Secondary and Primary Schools
Universities and Colleges
Religious
Parishes and Churches
Conservation
Cultural, Civic & Social
National and State Organizations
 

Hospitals and Healthcare
Providence Regional Medical Center, Everett, WA
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, Spokane, WA
Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Stevens Hospital, Edmonds, WA
Providence Hospital, Washington, DC
Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Seattle, WA
St. Luke’s Magic Valley Regional Medical Center, Twin Falls, ID
Auburn Memorial Hospital, Auburn, NY
American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society, Seattle, WA
American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons, Chicago, IL

Secondary and Primary Schools
Holy Names Academy, Seattle, WA
Archbishop Murphy High School, Everett, WA
Seattle Preparatory School, Seattle, WA
St. Ignatius College Preparatory School, San Francisco, CA
Bishop Kelly High School, Boise, ID
Vancouver College, Vancouver, BC
St. Thomas More Collegiate, Burnaby, BC
St. Helen’s School, Burnaby, BC
Manchester Grammar School, Manchester, England, UK
St. Joseph’s Parish and School, Seattle, WA
The Overlake School, Redmond, WA
Jesuit High School, Portland, OR

Universities and Colleges
Saint Martin’s University, Lacey, WA
Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC
University College Galway, Galway, Ireland
Clark College, Vancouver, WA

Religious
The Fulcrum Foundation, Seattle, WA
Oregon Province of Jesuits, Portland, OR
Archdiocese of Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
Diocese of Prince George, Prince George, BC
Archdiocese of New York, New York, NY
Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, Tacoma, WA

Parishes and Churches
St. James Cathedral, Seattle, WA
St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Lynnwood, WA
Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Seattle, WA
Trinity Parish Episcopal Church, Seattle, WA
Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Boise, ID
Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church, Sun Valley, ID
St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, Eagle River, AK
St. Brendan’s Catholic Church, Bothell, WA
Christ the King Catholic Church, Richland, WA
St. Juan Diego Catholic Church, Portland, OR
St. James Catholic Church, McMinnville, OR
St. Augustine Catholic Church, Brighton, CO
St. Jerome’s Catholic Church, Jerome, ID
Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Grangeville, ID
Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Bozeman, MT

Conservation
Nature Conservancy of Washington, Seattle, WA
Conservation Investment Initiative, Vancouver, BC
Henry’s Fork Foundation, Ashton, ID
National Parks Conservation Association, Washington, DC

Cultural, Civic & Social
Washington State History Museum, Tacoma, WA
Artist Trust, Seattle, WA
Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI
Mobius Science Center, Spokane, WA
Boy Scouts of America, Spokane, WA
Habitat for Humanity, Seattle, WA
Catholic Social Services/ Brother Francis Shelter, Anchorage, AK
Intercommunity Mercy Housing, Seattle, WA
Idaho Dairymen’s Association, Twin Falls, ID
Washington State Capitol Building Renovation, Olympia, WA

National and State Organizations
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA
Brookings Institution, Washington, DC
Landesa, Rural Development Institute, Seattle, WA

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