Cindy Rowe, Principal

Rowe Resources provides consulting services to non-profit organizations, community affairs departments, and government agencies.

Services we provide include:


  • Major donor programs
  • Event, special celebration, and anniversary planning
  • Fundraising dinners and receptions
  • Grant proposal writing
  • Membership campaigns
  • Constituency outreach
  • Training and coaching your board and volunteers to make them eager fundraisers!

Conference planning

  • Organizing major conferences and meetings
  • Site research, speakers, invitations, and all other logistical needs
  • Conference workshops
  • Turnout and media strategy

Long and Short-Term Managment

  • Facilitation of staff and board retreats.
  • Focusing your staff and board on how to accomplish short-term and long-term goals
  • Staffing organizations on a consulting basis

Sample Projects

  • Managed many successful fundraising special events, including the development of leadership solicitation committees, helping to select honorees, training board members to secure sponsorships, writing and editing of event materials, and timelines for logistics and fundraising planning.
  • Worked with board members, staff, and volunteers to develop major gift campaigns, provide solicitation training and coaching, and create lists of prospects.
  • Planned major conferences for housing and community development professionals throughout the six New England states.
  • Developed membership campaigns for new organizations and helped more established groups plan creative outreach strategies; one organization tripled its membership within one year.
  • Organized retreats to develop strategic plans, including fundraising planning and goal setting.
  • Established a legislative network with members in every congressional, state representative, and state senate district for a statewide advocacy organization
  • Coordinated the work of consultants and staff and povided final-stage writing and editing of successful $30 million grant application for a major urban housing authority

Sample Clients

Cindy Rowe, Principal of Rowe Resources, has worked for over twenty years with more than fifty non-profit organizations, government agencies, and political campaigns, helping them maximize their resources in the areas of fundraising, conference planning, and board management. She has particular expertise in working with small to mid-size non-profits, guiding their board and staff members in developing successful fundraising events and annual funds, and conducting workshops on event planning. Prior to launching her own consulting practice, she managed a statewide political campaign and worked for both the Administration and Legislature in the areas of public policy and community affairs. She received her undergraduate degree from Harvard College, and her J.D. from Boston College Law School. She is a member of the Massachusetts Bar, as well as several non-profit and community boards.  

For more information
Rowe Resources
18 Tremont St. Suite 401
Boston, MA 02108