Strategic Partners

The Alford Group is committed to our partnership with these outstanding organizations as we collectively work to strengthen the social sector. We admire the contagious energy and uniquely valuable skills our extraordinary colleagues bring to the table and are happy to partner with them for the benefit of our clients.


Since 1935, The Giving Institute has been providing intelligent leadership that has empowered the nonprofit sector. The Giving Institute: Enhances professionalism in the nonprofit sector; educates and engages members in the ethical delivery of counsel and related services to nonprofits through research, advocacy, and best practices; and provides shared experiences for executives of member firms who can become leaders in philanthropy. The Alford Group has been a member of The Giving Institute since 1983 and adheres to the high ethical standards set by the Institute. The Alford Group contributes to the annual release of the Giving USA report, which ensures the most recent giving data is communicated across the sector.


Proud diversity sponsor for 20 years

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has worked for the last 50 years to provide education, networking, research and advocacy for fundraising organizations across the country. Keeping a high standard of professionalism, ethical practice, inclusivity and creativity, AFP encourages its members to strive for excellence in their work, producing the absolute best of what fundraising has to offer. The Alford Group is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and has been a diversity partner of AFP for more than 20 years. Currently, The Alford Group is sponsoring the IDEA Impact: The Alford Group Women’s Mentoring and Leadership Development Program.


DonorSearch was founded for the purpose of providing nonprofits with accurate and useful data to help these companies analyze and improve their fundraising strategies. DonorSearch references a variety of databases and algorithms to ensure their clients can to make the most informed decision when it comes to which prospects to pursue and which fundraising strategies to implement. The Alford Group is proud to partner with DonorSearch and values their commitment to providing data-driven research that aids the nonprofit sector.