About Brian Lacy and associates

Founded in 2002, Brian Lacy and Associates is a fundraising and data services firm that provides a unique combination of veteran talent and leading industry resources to maximize what your team can do across the giving spectrum.

With extensive expertise in the North American market and connections across the philanthropic landscape, our team has worked in every philanthropic environment from higher education to health care and from faith based and community charities to global NGOs and environmental organizations.

We work with you to create a custom-tailored solution fitting your needs and your budget.

From annual giving solutions to major campaigns, we guided and supported more than 400 nonprofit organizations raise over than $1 Billion in philanthropic support.

About Brian Lacy

Brian Lacy has been leading successful fundraising efforts in the US and Canada for over thirty years.

Best known for revitalizing annual and sustaining giving programs and providing a vast portfolio of leading-edge fundraising tools, Brian’s clients consistently exceed expectations and defy the national trends of declining participation and slow growth.

Brian has been recognized in major philanthropic media as among the top consultants to the nonprofit world repeatedly over the years and he has presented numerous times at conferences of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Apra, and other venues throughout the US and Canada.

Prior to forming the firm in 2018, Brian had led fundraising programs at Trent University, St. Francis University, Kent State University, and the University of Connecticut after working at his alma mater, The University of Toronto. Today, Brian works directly with over 100 institutions across North America annually.

About Jay Frost

Over the last three decades, Jay Frost has worked to identify and pursue billions in fundraising opportunities for thousands of charitable organizations around the world.

Jay is one of the leading voices in the fundraising field. He has been recognized as one of America's Top 10 Fundraising Experts by Philanthropy Media, one of the Top Eight Fundraising Influencers by Elevation Media, one of the Top Nonprofit Fundraising Consultants by Double the Donation, and one of the Top 100 Charity Influencers by Onalytica.

A popular speaker, trainer, facilitator, and fundraising coach, Jay has addressed hundreds of meetings in the US, UK, Canada, Asia, and the Middle East. He has been described as “a master of innovation” and “a beacon of light and inspiration” whose “humor filled and thought provoking” talks, trainings, and consults leave groups “energized and informed.” 

As Senior Consultant at Brian Lacy and Associates, Jay advises charitable organizations at all stages of their resource development efforts, from startup phase through capital campaigns.

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Who we've worked with...

Brian Lacy and Associates is grateful to have recently worked with more than 60 public and 85 private colleges and universities, 30 religious ministries, 25 independent schools, 15 healthcare institutions, 15 arts and social service organizations, as well as more than 100 other non-profits indirectly through eight important vendor partners.