Prospect research is a form of due diligence specially tailored for fundraising purposes. It is the process of researching, analyzing, and presenting information as it relates to a prospective individual, foundation, or business for philanthropic causes. The Siroff Group's prospect research profiles can assist you in identifying who to approach and how to approach them. Our thorough and meticulous reports identify the interests, capacity, giving patterns, and affiliations of a potential donor in order to determine the relationships and influences that may link them to your organization.
Both proactive and reactive, prospect research may also be used to reveal critical background information such as conflicts of interest, public scandals and wrongdoings, or practices contrary to your organization's philosophy that could cause potentially embarrassing and detrimental situations later down the road.
As much of our work involves developing evidence to be presented in court, The Siroff Group is well-versed in the legal ramifications surrounding background investigations and employs investigative methods that can bear the scrutiny of both judges and juries. We believe in establishing and adhering to an appropriate and approved set of ground rules to ensure a high degree of transparency and accountability.