At Sylvia & Carter & Associates we will work closely with you to determine your organization’s needs. We listen to our clients and then we respond with customized strategies, crafted to meet your organization’s unique challenges and goals.
We position all of our clients to be successful in carrying out their mission. We achieve that by offering you and your team realistic and cost-effective solutions that will lead you to success.
Sylvia & Carter & Associates maintains the highest ethical principles and standards of professional practice as embraced by the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
“As a new nonprofit, we were struggling to know what steps to take moving forward with our mission. Now, because of Connie’s involvement, we have a plan as well as a timeline to make it a reality. Connie is a true gift to nonprofit organizations.”
Cheryl Messere, Founder and Executive Director, The House/Phoenixville Women’s Outreach
“Connie is the consummate professional and brings a wealth of experience and dedication to the consulting work that she does. We have been using Connie’s grant analysis services for over 10 years now and we feel that she is a critical part of our grant-making program. Her analyses and write-ups on grant requests are top notch.”
Louis Beccaria, Ph.D., President, Phoenixville Community Health Foundation
“Thanks for the stability and outside perspective that you continue to bring to our efforts toward merger and strategic planning.”
Jack Supplee, Brandywine Red Clay Alliance
“Working with Connie has been a joy! Whether guiding our pursuit of new grant funders, or overseeing a major effort to create an enterprise-wide strategic plan, Connie’s help to us at Good Neighbors has been invaluable. Leveraging her experience and customer-centered advice has been key in helping us nearly double our revenue over the past four years. Connie is a consummate professional who, along the way, became our friend.”
Rob W. Ellis, Executive Director, Good Neighbors
“Connie’s consulting has been so important to the PAL organization. We have learned so much from working with her over the years. PAL's success has so much to do with all the hard work she has contributed to help us reach our goals. ”
Jim Deoria, Executive Director, Phoenixville Area Police Athletic League
“I've known Connie Carter for over ten years, and have worked with her organization on a number of projects. She and Corinne Sylvia bring integrity and intelligence to everything they do. I especially appreciate the personal touch they add to their extensive professional experience.”
Marty Roelandt, previous Development Associate at CADES
“Connie Carter and Corrine Sylvia are a great team. With decades of nonprofit planning, board development, and resource development experience between them, they are a treasure-trove of time-tested ideas and tactics. Their personal styles mesh well as a team.
Connie is a surprise to many people—with a low key, unassuming manner, Connie lays out the facts and can make some stunning recommendations for organizational change in ways that are accepted by key staff, board, volunteers, and constituents.
Corrine’s unbounded creativity prompts groups to think differently about issues they face, leading to paradigm shifting, and strategic problem-solving.
Whether alone or together…Sylvia & Carter’s passion for the power of the nonprofit sector + decades of experience + personal style = significant organizational development. ”
Karen A. Simmons, President/CEO, Chester County Community Foundation
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