Higher Education Consultants

We are a full service higher education consulting firm specializing in community college success. Our winning solutions and experience have helped hundreds of colleges and non-profit organizations raise money from the private sector.

Development Assessment

We will use proven metrics and feedback from key stakeholders to provide you with a plan for preparing to launch a successful campaign.

Feasibility Studies

We leverage a variety of proven strategies to ensure that you get the information you need to make sound decisions and move your college forward.

Strategic Planning & Guidance

Our Strategic Planning and Guidance process helps you ask the right questions so that your organization can develop a strategic plan that works.

Major Gifts Campaign

We'll help you dramatically move your institution forward and help build and sustain important community and regional relationships.

Planned Giving

A successful Planned Giving program gives the opportunity for an individual to arrange their estate in a way that will meet their financial needs.

Leadership Training & Development

We'll help develop and implement a leadership style that will clearly communicate your vision and generate support.

Alumni Development

Raise funds, enhance volunteerism, establish additional relationships throughout the service area, and advance awareness of your college's programs and services through your alumni.

Community Connections

Rich Gross will help you engage unaffiliated individuals within the community to turn them into regular donors and put them on a path toward making planned and major gifts. 

Legislative Relations

We'll build ongoing relationships with elected officials, including them in college activities, and help generate future legislative priorities in support of the community college.

Campaign Strategy

We succeed in guiding you through messaging, positioning, creation and conversion of all community college fundraising campaigns.

Creative Services

Whether it’s raising money, improving community engagement, or increasing enrollment, our design of your materials will provide results.

Web Design/Development

Web design is more than just color and format. We have the team and experience to lead your campaign to online greatness.

Sylvia Lovely, VP Leadership - Rich Gross Solutions
Sylvia Lovely
VP of Leadership
"Our goal is to move your organization forward with vision, innovation and energy while at the same time being able to successfully to dodge these falling “coconuts” such as changing finances, external expectations, employee challenges, accidents, or legal or media challenges."