The LAPA Story

LAPA seeks to positively change the way nonprofit executives and their boards think about fundraising. We provide the models, the tools, and the expertise to empower our clients to significantly increase their revenues. We help nonprofit leaders embrace development as a challenge that inspires, rather than something to avoid. We take nonprofit organizations to the next level of quality, and, once successful, our clients achieve exceptional results in increased revenue and a greater ongoing development capacity.
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What Our Clients Are Saying

VIP Services, Bronx

“This year LAPA secured a $2.5 Million SAMHSA RFP, allowing us to expand services for our clients who have HIV. On average we earn $12 for each dollar we invest in LAPA, I’ve never gotten that through an in house hire.”

Debbie Witham
Vice President & General Counsel

Moreau Emergency Services

“As a mostly volunteer agency, I thought a capital campaign was out of our reach. However, working with LAPA these past few months has allowed me to see that our goals are possible. Together we are raising $1.5 Million for capital expansion.”

Andre Delvaux
Board Member

St. Christopher’s Inn

“Before we started working with LAPA our development efforts focused on an annual board dinner. Since working with LAPA we’ve built a real culture of philanthropy; significantly growing our revenue from grants and major gifts. We've started our first planned giving program.”

Don Ehman
Chair of the Development Committee

Sightsavers, London

“When we needed an assessment of U.S. and European Private Foundations that would be interested in funding our work, we turned to LAPA. Their top level analysis will allow us to raise millions, supporting our work from Senegal to Sri Lanka.”

Amy Clark
Director of Institutional Funding

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From Our Blog

Nothing Has Yet Gone To Charity

September 21, 2017 | Laurence A. Pagnoni

President Trump’s inaugural committee raised an unprecedented $107 million and the committee pledged to give leftover funds to charity. That amount doubled President Barack Obama's then-record inauguration donations in 2009, which totaled around $53 million. Nearly eight months later, the…

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The Nonprofit
Fundraising Solution

Powerful Revenue Strategies to Take You to the Next Level.

By Laurence A. Pagnoni

Drawing from more than 25 years of experience as an executive director and fundraising consultant, The Nonprofit Fundraising Solution by Laurence A. Pagnoni will help you create a dynamic fundraising culture within your organization.

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"Laurence's book is the long-awaited toolkit that America's heroic social change advocates need and deserve"

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