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DiffStrat Companies, Inc. has three operating units including:

Advancment Resources

Advancement Resources is the world leader in philanthropic research, breakthrough thinking about philanthropy, and development training. Our extensive curriculum features targeted, robust workshops designed to create powerful learning experiences that help participants build their organization's culture of philanthropy. Development training, like fundraising, isn't just for development professionals. Academic leaders, deans, faculty, medical, and healthcare professionals, support staff, and volunteers all play critical roles in successful resource development. Each workshop in our curriculum is developed by professional instructional designers to provide the precise knowledge, skills, and learning experience required by the target audience.

MIndseye Project Partners

Mindseye Project Partners helps donors evolve to more meaningful, more significant, and greater philanthropy by capturing personal impact stories and honoring these stories through beautiful and compelling media. These donor stories become an integral part of interactive donor recognition walls and website donor story galleries, as well as centerpiece features during major donor events. Our interviews are designed to touch and motivate, while capturing the deep meaning of significant philanthropy. Our storytelling expertise is also leveraged to communicate the vision and priorities of institutional leadership while emotionally demonstrating the significant impact of private funding.

Academy for Breakthrough Performance

The Academy for Breakthrough Performance is a robust combination of services that introduces the methodology for applying specific tools and concepts explored in the Advancement Resources curriculum. Services include: Custom-designed Training, Coaching: Intense, Coaching, Management, & Leadership, Advancing Your Vision, Donor Engagement, Research for Breakthrough Concepts in Philanthropy, Global Issues in Philanthropy.

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