What is prospect research?
Accurate, timely and relevant information useful in learning more about your prospects.
What type of research is available?
The firm prepares research on individuals, corporations, and foundations.
Why do prospect research?
a potential donor or client will enable you to learn more about them PRIOR to developing a long-lasting relationship.
You'll gain a better understanding of their asset base and their interests.
do you work with clients?
Maria Semple, the firm's
Principal, works closely with her clients through consulting assignments and speaking engagements. Organizations without
a research department can contact The Prospect Finder LLC to perform the research on a flat-fee basis.
How can training opportunities help?
Semple's training seminars--either in-person or via webinars--will help your staff learn about the FREE and fee-based
websites available to them in finding more prospects. They will be guided and focused on their use of the internet to
expand their search.
Are training manuals available?
Maria Semple has developed two training manuals to help you learn the nuts and bolts of prospect
research: one manual is geared toward nonprofit organizations and the other was developed for financial services firms.
Both are interactive and packed with links to over 75 websites used by
professional prospect researchers. They are available for purchase through this website's Online Store.