Jeffrey Sobel Consulting

Jeffrey Sobel Consulting, LLC (JSC), was established in 2010.  We are a full-service development and fundraising organization dedicated to helping non-profits achieve their mission and vision and reach their full potential. Headquartered in Mountainside, NJ, we serve clients with constituencies in the New York Metro Area, nationally and abroad.

With over 150 years of combined experience in development, strategic planning, and community building, our team has the expertise to ensure measurable results for our clients. We bring a breadth of experience to address a diversity of fundraising circumstances, and we offer a solid understanding of successful fundraising techniques in challenging environments. We are passionate about our clients and helping them reach their goals.

Jeffrey Sobel Consulting takes a creative and personalized approach in working with its clients. Whether an organization wants to build a first-time major gift or planned giving program; develop a strong, working fundraising board; or, organize a capital campaign, JSC will work in collaboration with a client’s team and leadership to create an effective plan.

Through sound research, historical analysis of your existing programs and support base, and an understanding of the landscape in which you operate, we will set up your non-profit organization for success, and help implement a fundraising plan that can be sustained and continue to grow.  As skilled marketers, the JSC team can also assist your team in creating marketing materials and an integrated media plan to reflect and advance your organization’s mission and objectives.


Jeffrey Sobel Consulting offers a wide-range of services to non-profits of all sizes and needs. Whether you need help on a short or long-term project, our work with you will be well-structured, produce measurable outcomes, and help your organization improve its ability to deliver.

Development Area

  • Strategic Planning, Assessment, and Feasibility Studies
  • Capital or other Special Campaign Projects
  • Development of Annual Campaign, Leadership Giving Programs, Major Gift Programs, Planned Giving / Legacy Societies, Private Foundations, Corporate Foundations and Government Grants
  • Special Events
  • Educating and Engaging new and current Trustees and Board Committees
  • Board Retreats and Strategic Planning Sessions
  • Assistance with developing or improving specific Volunteer and Board Committees

Organizational Services

  • Meeting and Project Facilitation
  • Support and Management of Collaborations between Multiple Organizations and Community Building Projects

Additional Services Offered

  • Grant Writing for Foundation Grants and Government RFP(s)
  • Support for Marketing and Branding Projects, including design
  • Donor Research (Individuals, Corporate, Foundation, & Government Sources)
  • Website Development and Support
  • Social Media Planning & Implementation
  • Facilitation of workshops on a variety of organizational and development topics
  • Friends Asking Friends Program Development
  • Database Management
  • Donor Advised Funds
  • Connections with Professional Resources

Our Clients

Jeffrey Sobel Consulting is honored to work with some of the best mission driven and most widely recognized non-profit organizations in the tri-state area. Below is a list of our current and past clients:

Low Income Investment Fund
Lutheran Social Services of Metro New York
Matt's Promise
My Sisters’ Place
National Association Social Workers
National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS
New York Women’s Foundation
NJ Sharing Network
NYC Salt
One World United and Virtuous
Partnership in Philanthropy
Rehabilitation Through the Arts
Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future
Summit Area YMCA
United Way of Northern New Jersey
Urban Resource Institute
The Volunteer Center of United Way
Women’s Prison Association


A Caring Hand
Aging New York Fund
Algonquin Arts Theatre
Bella Abzug Leadership Institute
Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation
Children’s Support Foundation
Children’s Village
Community Hope
Council of Senior Centers and Services of NYC
Faith, Hope and Charity
Friends of Crown Heights
Good Grief
Growing Up Africa
Home of the Brave
Imagine A Center for Coping with Loss
Inwood House
Kent Place School
Kids Rights


 Jeff Sobel, Jeremy Kohomban, Andrea Phillips, Linda Lausell Bryant, and guest at The Children's Support Foundation  Advancing Innovative Philanthropy  panel discussion, January 29, 2014

Jeff Sobel, Jeremy Kohomban, Andrea Phillips, Linda Lausell Bryant, and guest at The Children's Support Foundation Advancing Innovative Philanthropy panel discussion, January 29, 2014