Today’s economic conditions require experts in economic development strategy and fundraising. Nearly every organization is facing the challenges of workforce and talent development. Our passionate senior leadership team are experts in building partnerships with our clients, education and business to bring real solutions to the talent development issue. The Funding Solutions team has applied a proven process for over 25 years delivering quantifiable and actionable results in communities across the country. Our energetic and engaging partners specialize in the identification of challenges, development of strategic initiatives and calculated execution, ensuring a return on investment. Our team’s professional range is unparalleled with successful experience across corporate and non-profit leadership, management, marketing, sales and commercial real estate, among others. Our focus as a funding solutionist maintains a true partnership as we develop the best strategy together. For us, it's personal.
H. Fred Mickelson
Whether it’s crafting a case statement, making “the ask” for investment, teaching and training both volunteer and staff leaders, leading a team to solve a crisis, or facilitating an off-site, Fred’s expertise, experience and track record exceeds the client’s expectations.
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Michael S. Noonan
Mike is the master of Investor ROI. He works diligently to make sure the Investor Value Proposition is solid and that the campaign has measurable outcomes. Investors can count on Mike as an advocate for ensuring a high value for their investments.
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Michael P. Dryden
We bring a proven process backed by 25+ years of experience that engages leadership, identifies the challenges and provides prioritized solutions through strategic initiatives. Our calculated execution plan combines with actionable and quantifiable results for a real return for all.
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Funding Solutions is the ideal partner. Their team does much more than raise funds. Their complete approach -- with leadership development, program development and problem solving -- is unequaled.
Our Chamber's decision to partner with the Funding Solutions team has proven to be one of the most important decisions we've ever made. By following their well-managed, comprehensive process, we have experienced unprecedented funding success and now have the capacity to take our organization to the next level. The team at Funding Solutions has a wealth of community and economic development experience. Not only were they great community ambassadors for our organization, but they truly became an integral part of our Chamber team - and still are, long after the campaign.
Funding Solutions partners Fred Mickelson and Mike Noonan did a great job partnering with us to develop our new plan and raise over $9 million! They are true professionals.
The Funding Solutions team did a terrific job to help us build a new plan and exceed the goal. That’s why they have been our partner for over 20 years.
The Funding Solutions team brought our county’s best leadership together to focus on our new plan. The passion is high, and everyone is excited about the future.