Who we are
We help charitable foundations use data to fund-raise more effectively.Let us analyze your donor data and show you the best ways to focus your fundraising.
William Laird Eddy, B.A., B.Th., M.Div., C.F.R.E.
William has been a fundraiser since 1993 and is an expert in database analytics and direct mail fundraising.
As the Director of Development for a homeless shelter in the nation’s capital William oversaw the creation of Major Gifts and Legacy Giving programs, and grew a direct mail program from a few hundred thousand dollars to over five million annually.
William believes that good fundraising is 50% relationship building and 50% research. He created Gryphon Fundraising so that others could share in the advantages that come from knowing how to target key donors through the use of donor analytics.
Sam Laprade C.F.R.E.
Sam began her fundraising career in 1991. She has worked in all aspects of fundraising including legacy giving, capital campaigns, direct mail and special events.
Currently Sam is a major gifts officer in Ottawa. Sam has also worked for the Ottawa Humane Society, The Ottawa Hospital Foundation and the Easter Seals Society.
Sam has a passion for connecting donors to the needs of the community. Personally Sam has witnessed the results from the Gryphon Report and feels strongly about sharing this incredible tool with all fundraising professionals.
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