As a leading fundraising consulting firm, Little Bean Group provides a full range of services including fundraising support, learning and development, and thought leadership. They partner with organizations, non-profits, institutions, and schools and colleges to help them achieve their goals.
Philanthropy catapults ideas into action and impact. It is the engine that powers your organization. Yet successfully raising funds to support your mission is not easy. It takes focus, experience, and expertise. Little Bean Group was founded with the guiding principle that every organization’s path to fundraising success is different. Every organization they work with receives the highest degree of personalized attention and care. They meet you where you are and help take you to where you want to be.
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Stephanie Schwartz leads Little Bean Group, a fundraising consulting firm based in Washington, DC. She has a passion for relationship building and creating connections, both of which are at the heart of fundraising. Stephanie has raised tens of millions of dollars for a variety of organizations and developed fundraising strategies for dozens of organizations. She believes that philanthropy has the power to create and sustain profound change in our society.
Stephanie spent 10 years in front line fundraising before transitioning to management roles where she had broad responsibility for running development operations including resource allocation, talent management, and campaign strategy. She has extensive experience in raising transformational gifts and stewarding donors for long term organizational engagement. Stephanie launched Little Bean Group in 2019 in order to work with organizations and nonprofits that are focused on advocating for key principles and creating change across the country.
Little Bean Group works with organizations to start, improve, and sustain their fundraising so that they can achieve their goals. The firm's client base is highly varied including advocacy and policy organizations, universities, independent schools, and community organizations.
Stephanie is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Douglass College, the women’s college at Rutgers University and an MBA from The George Washington University. Stephanie lives in Washington, DC with her husband and young son. Stephanie maintains a daily yoga and coffee drinking routine, both of which she believes are key to personal and professional success.