Nonprofit Executive Search Consulting in Indianapolis

Aly Sterling Philanthropy delivers top executive search services to local nonprofits in “the crossroads of America.”

Discover our nonprofit executive search services in Indianapolis, Indiana!

We meet your needs

We get to know your organization’s culture, needs and operations to find the executive professional with the best fit.

We’ve been in your shoes

From development and major gift officers to everything in between, we know what it’s like to fill fundraising positions. Our team has been there!

We build solutions

We aren’t headhunters or recruiters; we manage the hiring process to find you the right nonprofit candidate and establish a tailor-made fundraising program.

Executive search services offered in Indianapolis

Develop an executive search strategy

We assess your nonprofit’s fundraising needs and develop a step-by-step strategy for fulfilling them.

Form an executive search committee.

We help you recruit the right leaders for your executive search committee and teach effective interview methods.

Manage applications and interviews.

We screen applications with a four-step process and prepare your search committee for each round of interviews.

Integrate onboarding training program.

We offer onboarding training and integration to help your new executive hire feel at home in their role.

Hear From Our Indianapolis Clients


“Partnering with Aly Sterling Philanthropy was and continues to be a rewarding experience. Our organization is stronger, more thoughtful in our approach and better positioned for success because of their involvement.

Benjamin S.M. Nicol, CFRE
Chief Executive Officer | Phi Kappa Psi Foundation


“CAPS has engaged the services of Aly Sterling Philanthropy, Inc. for three projects, and our expectations were met and exceeded each time. The professionalism, expertise and commitment to work together led to success in each encounter. Our organization has been transformed through our partnership with Aly Sterling Philanthropy.”

Candy Yoder
President/CEO | CAPS – Child And Parent Services (Elkhart)


How We Work

We listen

We work to understand your unique culture and fundraising program to discern the key qualities needed in a candidate.

We provide a 360* perspective

We analyze the existing roles in your organization to ensure the success of your new hire.

We become an extension of your team

We collaborate consistently with your organization and executive search committee.

We find the right fit

We take a holistic approach to help ensure your new hire fits your nonprofit’s culture.

We build a process

We manage the hiring process in order to help you recruit the right fundraising professional and build a sustainable fundraising program.

We stay on track

We work with your organization to meet deadlines and goals, with enough flexibility to meet your needs.

Other Locations We Serve

Additional Executive Search Resources

Capital Campaigns

Learn everything you need to know about capital campaigns!

Recruit new fundraising leaders for your capital campaign goals with an experienced local executive search consultant.

Break down the capital campaign process with our step-by-step guide! 

Development Director

Follow these tips for hiring a fundraising consultant!

Work with an executive search consultant to craft the perfect development director job description and access job post templates.

Discover everything you need to know about writing a development director job post.

Feasibility Studies

Partner with an executive search consultant to train your new fundraising hires on how best to conduct a feasibility study.

Check out our essential tips for coordinating a killer feasibility study!

Talk to an executive search consultant!

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