Our Partners Are Your Partners

Alliance Partners are key contributors to the work of fraternal foundations and our professionals. These organizations have committed to providing excellent service and support to FFE member foundations in nonprofit finance, fundraising strategy, accounting processes and management, print and digital design, legal services, database solutions, educational programming and more. FFE strives to build relationships with partners who understand the work of fraternal foundations and how they can best serve your needs. “Distinguished” level partners support both the Foundation for Fraternal Excellence and the North American Interfraternity Conference (NIC).

Distinguished Titanium Partners

Billhighway | Greekbill | ChapterSpot

In 2018, Billhighway and greekbill joined forces in order to provide more options to fraternities and sororities. We are unified in our mission of simplifying finances and developing innovative solutions to support the fraternal industry and our clients’ vision for the future.

ChapterSpot provides CRM and member-management tools in the Fraternal Market. ChapterSpot’s tools leverage the power of the Salesforce platform. Our strategy is to identify the best technology available and build solutions on top of that technology to make the tools work as if they were built specifically for the needs of fraternal organizations and fraternal foundations.

OMEGAFI/PENNINGTON & CO.

OmegaFi and Pennington & Company provide financial, fundraising, recruitment and membership engagement software and services and software for fraternities and sororities. Our innovative tools and customer-centered approach help fraternal chapters, house corporations, headquarters, foundations and campus councils save time and money. Together, we manage nearly 10-million-member records, collect $500 million in dues, rent, fees and contributions every year; and have raised more than $1 billion in donations.

Distinguished Diamond Partners

FRATERNAL LAW PARTNERS

Fraternal Law Partners, a division of Manley Burke, LPA, was founded in 2012 to serve the legal needs of fraternities, sororities, student life organizations and their related charitable foundations. Fraternal Law Partners provides legal counsel on business matters – real estate and housing, corporate governance, employment issues, tax, grant-making, and fundraising and stewardship support – as well as risk management and hazing counsel, crisis and incident management, litigation and other liability issues.

GREEK HOUSE CHEFS

Greek House Chefs is the elite option in custom food service for Fraternities and Sororities across the country. We’ll provide your chapter with made-from-scratch meals, custom menus, complimentary special event services and most importantly, we’ll bring your Chapter home for dinner again.

HISTORYIT

HistoryIT is a transformative technology and services company.

We provide clients with a brand new approach to making historical collections more accessible, meaningful and even profitable. A national company with headquarters in Portland, Maine, HistoryIT is owned and managed by professional historians, archivists, and technologists.

We bring industry-leading expertise to preserve historical collections of all types and sizes and to make them searchable in meaningful ways. Working with cultural institutions, universities, corporations, professional associations, sports teams, and others, HistoryIT leverages cutting- edge technologies, proprietary methodologies, and the subject matter expertise and commitment of its team to create appealing, effective digital portals for historical resources.

PLAID

Plaid is an organizational training and development firm with the vision of helping people and teams be better. We accomplish this by designing thought-provoking and stimulating learning experiences for both students and professionals. Plaid supports its partners by creating educational programs, conducting research and data strategies, and serving as a trusted consultant for strategic planning and human capital development initiatives. We offer specialized services including online signature programs and custom course design, curriculum evaluation & design, executive search & selection, team building, program facilitation, and culture change initiatives.

Diamond Partners

AMG NATIONAL TRUST BANK

AMG is a privately held bank offering comprehensive financial services designed to help you achieve long-term financial security and success. We manage approximately $4.5 billion* for clients from our offices in Denver, Boulder, Cheyenne, Chicago, Morristown and Virginia Beach. For over 40 years, AMG has helped affluent individuals and families, corporate executives, business owners, nonprofit institutions and endowments achieve their financial goals.

Platinum Partners

BLUE & CO.

Blue & Co., LLC is an independent accounting and advisory firm with more than 450 people in 10 offices across Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky. We are dedicated to helping clients carry out their visions and impact their communities. At Blue & Co., we are committed to taking care of your organization holistically. This is why more than 50 fraternal organizations trust Blue & Co. to serve their organization in a variety of ways. We understand the important work your organization does, and we take pride in our abilities to provide specialized expertise in the realm of accounting, assurance, tax and consulting as it relates to the fraternal industry.

COMPUTER SYSTEM INNOVATIONS

Computer System Innovations (CSI) is a dynamic, team-oriented technology consulting company committed to providing value-added solutions and services to Fraternal Organizations and Non-Profit associations. CSI provides a range of services to help improve your organizational performance including iMIS Engagement Management Software (EMS) solutions, Business Process Optimization, IT Planning, Website Development, Data Migration, Analytics & Reporting, Technical Support, and Training.

Gold Partners

BOARDABLE

Boardable is powerful nonprofit board software that centralizes all communication between you and your board — whether you’re in meetings or between them. Our intuitive tools empower you to work more efficiently with your board and committee members. Find the best meeting times, securely store all of your documents, archive discussion threads, and much more — all in one convenient place.

SMARTERSELECT

Over 2,000,000 people across the world have used SmarterSelect to create, manage, analyze, apply for, and evaluate over 50,000 online application programs. Whether you are managing scholarships, grants, recognition awards, or any type of program that requires an online application form, SmarterSelect has solutions that will meet your online application management needs.

TAYLOR BELL CONSULTING

Formerly Trek Advancement

Taylor Bell Consulting, formerly known as Trek Advancement, is driven to be a catalyst for change to grow impact and ensure financial success for our clients as a fundraising consulting firm.

Our vision is to be a leading force in driving positive impact through innovative fundraising, delivering exceptional client service, and fostering a more connected and equitable global community.

Our mission is clear: to empower non-profit leaders and organizations to achieve their full potential by providing strategic guidance, nurturing positive connections, and inspiring action that leads to lasting, transformative change.

Silver Partners

COLUMNS FUNDRAISING

Columns Fundraising is a team of highly experienced development professionals dedicated to using their broad base of knowledge and decades of experience to support the mission of your chapter or national office. From Executive Search to Feasibility Studies and multi-year Capital Campaign efforts, we have the expertise, knowledge, and experience to help your Board and staff articulate your powerful story to donors and prospects and maximize your organization’s fundraising effectiveness.

Your mission is to change the lives of those you serve. Our mission is to support you in that important work.

CROWDCHANGE

CrowdChange is the leading fundraising platform for Fraternal organizations, fueling change with the most robust technology and the best customer service in the industry. Powering Day of Giving campaigns, undergrad and alumni fundraising, annual giving, and more; CrowdChange provides the tools and support to help you raise more money.

Dean Dorton

Formerly VonLehman CPA & Advisory Firm

Dean Dorton is a leading regional accounting and consulting firm and one of the largest firms in the area. We perfectly blend innovative business thinking, attentive personal service, and an unyielding commitment to accuracy, quality, and timeliness to provide world-class solutions.

We serve businesses and individuals by maintaining proactive relationships matched with industry experts who guide clients through complex issues and challenges as their needs become increasingly sophisticated. We provide an extensive range of accounting and consulting services to clients of all sizes in a variety of industries throughout the region, nation, and internationally.

VonLehman goes beyond accounting, tax and auditing services to offer strategic business advice that is in high demand among small and mid-sized organizations. True to our longstanding commitment to building the community, we specialize in sectors that drive our regional economy – including manufacturing and distribution, construction and real estate, nonprofits, healthcare, and professional services.

EVERTRUE

EverTrue’s software, data, and services empower higher education and independent school advancement teams to create personalized experiences for donors. Hundreds of teams use EverTrue’s network of social and demographic data sources and modern, mobile-first software to reach more donors and increase fundraising. The company is backed by Rubicon Technology Partners and serves more than 2,000 nonprofit customers. Visit www.evertrue.com for more information.

FAEGRE DRINKER BIDDLE AND REATH

Faegre Drinker is a firm designed for clients. We opened our doors on February 1, 2020, uniting Faegre Baker Daniels and Drinker Biddle & Reath, two firms known for exceptional legal and consulting capabilities and a commitment to service excellence. Clients are at the start — and the heart — of everything we do.

With 1,200 experienced attorneys and consulting professionals licensed in nearly every state in the U.S., and with strategic offices in London and Shanghai, we have the strength and reach to solve our clients’ most complex transactional, litigation and regulatory challenges, wherever they may arise.

Our culture is firmly rooted in relentless client focus and mutual trust that empowers collaboration. We listen to understand your priorities and pressure points. We bring you fresh ideas that work. And we deliver excellence — without arrogance. We are committed to our communities and to building a diverse and inclusive firm that reflects those communities and our clients.

Bolstered by our collective history, Faegre Drinker moves boldly into the future, investing in talent, technology and innovation to continually provide clients with exceptional service, collaborative experiences, innovative approaches and value.

TRUIST BANK

Since 1985, Truist has been recognized as a leading provider of investment advisory and administrative services to not-for-profit institutions, including Associations and their related Foundations. We offer independent, conflict-free fiduciary investment advice through an Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) model. Our expertise in Planned Giving, Fund Accounting and Grants Management make Truist a valuable partner to hundreds of non-profits around the country.

Bronze Partners

AppealMaker

Create, print and mail affordable direct mail packages with AppealMaker. With proven direct mail packages to choose from, creating professional and cost-effective fundraising letters is at your fingertips. Personalized postcards, thank you cards, and donor renewal packages can all be created on-demand, so you can include direct mail as part of your fundraising strategy – even at the last minute!

Cherry Bekaert Advisory LLC

Formerly MCM

As a nationally recognized firm, Cherry Bekaert has the resources to take your organization to the next level. Our industry specialists understand the current operating environment and challenges facing nonprofits. Our capabilities go far beyond audit and regulatory compliance, and include customized solutions in the areas of risk advisory, cybersecurity, data analytics, technology consulting and solutions, compensation and benefits, and international tax services. Ranked among the largest accounting firms in the country, Cherry Bekaert specializes in offering solutions that impact our clients ability to succeed and grow.

DONORSEARCH

DonorSearch is a leading provider of donor prospect research and fundraising intelligence solutions for nonprofit organizations worldwide. We are your trusted partner for predictive and generative AI and fundraising solutions, proudly working with over 13,000 clients. DonorSearch gives you actionable insights, giving history and wealth intelligence that connects more people to your cause.

Gill Grilling

Great Chefs, Expert Oversight, and Dedicated Customer Service.

Gill Grilling provides kitchen management and made-to-order meal service to chapters nationwide.

Our professional team is easy to work with, and committed to your happiness. Taking pride in quality, hard work, and responsiveness—since 2002.

GivaGrant

Cheaper Faster Better: After examining the market landscape for scholarships and grants software and tools, we found them to be expensive, inflexible, and not engaging for volunteers. We’ve learned the problem wasn’t capturing applicant data, but instead the user experience for those who donate their time and treasure. Simply said, the experience can be painful and surely not fun.

While GivaGrant provides a superior user experience for your applicants and program administrators, it’s true strength lies in the intuitive and engaging experience for volunteers and donors.

GivaGrant is a cloud-based software platform with a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) subscription model and no contracts required. It was built by a charitable foundation to solve for a charity problem

GRAVYTY

Gravyty makes it easy for you to engage your community and fundraise at scale. Engaged constituents are three times more likely to make a donation. Our integrated platform leverages the power of community and automation to enable you to build, foster, rally, solicit and thank your members—all with analytics to prove your success. Learn more at https://www.gravyty.com/

Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates (JGA)

Since 1994, Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates (JGA) has empowered not-for-profit organizations to make the world a better place through philanthropy. We offer comprehensive consulting and data solutions, focused on maximizing the relationships you can build with generous donors to propel your mission.

LIFEWEB 360

Tap local chapter affinity to drive your national fundraising efforts. LifeWeb 360 helps communities to honor a loved one who has died by sharing memories. Easily create a ‘group commemoration’ on your website where alumni can share stories, photos, and videos of chaptermates that have passed, as well as national-level reflections on your fraternity or sorority’s impact in their life. Increase alumni engagement, in memoriam donations, and good vibrations. Visit lifeweb360.com/partner for more information.

MJ Sorority

MJ Sorority specializes in providing insurance and risk management services to women’s Greek organizations. We are dedicated to safeguarding the well-being of our clients through exceptional service, strategic partnerships, and continuing education and resource development. MJ Sorority is a true partner in risk management, supporting the unique needs of sorority clients to ensure they operate safely and effectively while fostering a secure environment for their members and properties.

PIXEL POINT LLC

Event production services for conferences, conventions, and other events.

Vantine Imaging, LLC

Vantine is the nation’s founder of Greek Composite photography, capturing
tradition since 1937.

We exclusively provide a second professional to assure a stress free Composite Day experience, at no extra charge. As a third generation photography company, Vantine understand the importance of history, tradition and family.

WINDFALL

Windfall is a people intelligence and AI company that gives prospect researchers, development professionals, and marketing teams actionable insights on donors and prospects. By democratizing access to people data, organizations can intelligently prioritize fundraising resources to drive greater business outcomes such as acquiring new donors, increasing gift size and frequency, and driving more impactful constituent engagement at the right time. Powered by best-in-class machine learning and propensity modeling, Windfall activates insights into workflows that engage the right people for each respective organization. More than 850 data-driven organizations use Windfall to power their business.