Douglas Lawson Associates, Inc.
The Experienced Fundraising Professionals

Lawson Associates, Inc.

The Experienced Fundraising Professionals


A team of professionals experienced in the philanthropic art of fundraising

The services of Lawson Associates to clients both large and small include:  Capital, Endowment and Annual Campaigns; Feasibility and Planning Studies; Consultation and Coaching; Fundraising Strategic Plans; Nonprofit Board Consultation; Staff and Volunteering Training; as well as Keynote and Motivational Speaking.

Lawson Associates has offered a unique fundraising service to all its clients since its incorporation in 1969:  Participation with volunteers and staff in major gift solicitations.  This important service separates Lawson Associates from other fund raising service companies throughout the nation.

Serving educational, cultural, health and human services, religious, civic, environmental, urban, historical, scientific and international organizations, the LAWSON team of professionals has been involved in fundraising campaigns that have raised more than two billion dollars.


Areas of Practice


Lawson Associates provides services that are flexible and customized to meet specific needs of a client who is embarking on a Capital, Endowment or Annual Campaign. We have assisted universities, churches, museums, human service charities, hospitals, and countless other nonprofits with every aspect of fundraising. Our services include, but are not limited to, planning of goals and objectives, case statement development, prospect identification and cultivation, solicitation strategy development, working with and developing campaign leadership, and coordinating many of the day-to-day activities of a development effort.  We provide our services in a manner best suited for the client.

Money is a symbol of commitment. Secure a person’s commitment first, then the money will follow.
— Douglas M. Lawson, Ph.D.



New York, Washington, DC, Dallas, Nashville

Rosewood Court  2101 Cedar Springs Rd, Suite 1050
Dallas, TX 75201

EMAIL / PHONE     (214) 347-0561

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