About RKD Group

The growth accelerator for nonprofits

We are North America’s leading fundraising and marketing solutions provider to a who’s who of growth-focused nonprofit organizations.


We exist to amplify and champion the causes we serve​.


RKD Group’s vision is to propel the practice of philanthropy forward into a new era. Alongside subsidiary companies Data Management Inc., Heller Consulting, MDM Fundraising and Summit Marketing, we aim to elevate your mission and grow philanthropy for this generation and the next.

Five decades of nonprofit fundraising expertise.

Next-generation tech-enabled strategy.

End-to-end solutions across all channels.

We leverage digital technology, advanced data science and award-winning strategic and creative leadership to help you accelerate net revenue growth, build long-term donor relationships and drive the best return on investment.

Our values

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Embody purpose​ 

We live out the nobility and virtue of working with purpose-based organizations. Therefore, we constantly act with mission-delivery in mind. 

Spark ideas​ 

We bring creativity, energy and light to conversations and engagements. Therefore, we choose abundance and imagination, rather than scarcity. ​ 

Solve problems​ 

We see challenges as opportunities to leave a place better than how we found it. Therefore, we always look for ways to solve problems, not wallow in them.​ 

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Trust first​ 

We show up and give benefit of the doubt. Therefore, we prioritize transparency, competency and belief—in each other and those with whom we partner. ​

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Expect excellence​ 

We demand the best of ourselves and others. Therefore, our drive will be infectious.​ ​

What our clients say about us

Refreshingly candid

We practice unwavering honesty. We earn trust from our clients only by seeking and speaking the truth.

Vigorously proactive

Our passion for our work propels us. It pushes us to innovate and evolve. To put our clients at the forefront of the industry. 

Deeply insightful

We are seekers, questioners and observers. Always finding opportunities to learn with every challenge presented.

Devoted to your success

We’re built to help you grow in the age of connection.  The way that donors engage has transformed, and it means that fundraising must transform, too.  The old way doesn’t cut it anymore.  We partner with you to reimagine the way you advance your mission forward:

  • Relationships over transactions
  • Stories over offers
  • Experiences over campaigns
  • Ecosystems over siloes

Proud partner & supporter