Consultants Resource Bank

Nicholas Zaharias

Advancement ROI, LLC
PO Box 1298
Derry, NH 03038
Phone: 603-965-5202

We offer affordable and reliable fundraising and capital campaign counsel, marketing consultation, website design, and interim staffing support. ADVANCEMENT ROI, LLC is a niche firm which can answer questions, provide guidance and strategy, and support your efforts. We can support you hourly, or on a limited retainer, which works well for small organizations and nonprofits with limited resources. Our mission is to maximize the return on your investment (ROI) and help you and your organization surpass your goals.

We can help you with annual or capital campaigns, messaging and marketing materials, streamlined and affordable campaign feasibilty studies, campaign gift pyramids, interim staffing needs, campaign materials, major gift strategy, gift illustrations for major donors, planned giving strategy, solicitation messaging, fundraising event strategy and materials, website design and maintenance, social media campaigns, and more.

If considering a capital campaign, we can lead your Board and senior staff through a "Campaign Readiness Quiz" and/or present our popular "Dos and Don'ts of Capital Campaigns" - a valuable presentation for those organizations considering their first major capital effort.

Nick Zaharias is the principal consultant at ADVANCEMENT ROI, LLC. He has experienced an award-winning career in marketing and fundraising, personally tallying over $110,000,000 in gifts, planned gifts, grants and special event revenue. He has managed marketing campaign in size up to 30M impressions. Nick has helped many organizations including Elliot Health System, Tilton School, Girls at Work, The National Epilepsy Foundation, NH Public Health Association, VaxWell NH, Lawrence General Hospital, UConn, Choate Rosemary Hall, Atlanta Girls' School, University of Hartford, Cushing Academy, and more.

Specialties: Board Governance/Development, Communications/Marketing, Communications - Design Services, Communications - Planning, Communications - Public Relations, Executive Transition, Executive - Interim Directorship, Fundraising/Fund Development, Fundraising - Capital Campaigns, Fundraising - Events Planning, Fundraising - Feasibility Studies, Fundraising - Major Gifts/Planned Giving, Grant Writing, HR - Executive Coaching, HR - Volunteer Management, Organizational Planning - Mission & Vision Planning, Strategic/Business Plan Development, Technology - Website Development


National Epilepsy Foundation & Mercy Medical Center
Geoff Hoyt - Senior Major Gifts Officer

We assist the National Epilepsy Foundation and Mercy Medical Center and Geoff with major gifts planning, prospect matrices, gift pyramid creation, solicitation materials and strategy.

Atlanta Girls’ School
Ayanna Hill-Gill - Head of School

During the school's search for a new Director of Institutional Advancement, ADVANCEMENT ROI, LLC supplied interim director services, which included year end annual appeal generation, proofing of materials, Raiser's Edge database record review and cleanup, outstanding pledge follow ups, campaign and development staffing strategy, and more.

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