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Welcome to
DeLauro and Associates

Bringing fresh approaches to campaign planning and management counsel
for non-profit clients ranging from complex organizations to start-up fundraising programs.

Our Specialties


Andrew Weil, MD Founder and Program Director
Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine

“Many of our best donors and prospects are also my personal friends. I wanted to be sure that the person interviewing them for our feasibility study was highly professional and engaging and would be well received. Jim was a great choice for us. He not only related very well to our donors and staff, but delivered an insightful report to guide us to future fundraising success”

Sabrina Brooks, Executive Director
Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation

“DeLauro and Associates have helped energize our Board and staff and guided us toward a much bigger and brighter future. Our Board and administrative leaders are thrilled with the new energy and success of the Foundation.”

Kathi Jones, President
CARTI Foundation

“Jim DeLauro and Dan Otto have been instrumental in helping us identify leadership donors through the feasibility process. We have secured some of the largest donors ever to CARTI and built future capacity during this campaign.”

John Paul Funes, President
Our Lady of the Lake Foundation

“Jim DeLauro and Dan Otto have provided outstanding counsel and helped implement strategies to help our Foundation. They are dedicated professionals who understand our organization, our community, and our Foundation’s strengths and challenges as we embark upon a significant effort to create a free standing Children’s Hospital for the people of Louisiana.”

Janet DeWolfe, CFRE, FAHP Director Campaigns and Major Gifts
Mission Hospital Foundation

“Jim DeLauro and Dan Otto are dedicated professionals who are strengthening our program during leadership and staff changes, providing strategic direction with a focus on significant major gifts and raising the expectations for all involved. Their ability to develop strong consensus and involvement at all levels is making us a stronger fundraising organization.”


AHA (American Hospital Association) Leadership Summit

Manchester Grand Hyatt

- San Diego, CA

2015 49th AHP Annual International Conference

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel

- Orlando, FL

2014 48th AHP Annual International Conference

JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort and Spa

- Palm Desert, CA

38th AHP Annual Institute for Healthcare Philanthropy

University of Wisconsin

- Madison, WI

AHP ‘Big Ideas in Healthcare Philanthropy

Sheraton New Orleans

- New Orleans, LA


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