We Make Your Nonprofit Stronger.

Since 1984, CapDev has been making nonprofits better. We do it through inclusive philanthropy consulting and search services that connect mission-driven organizations with leaders and equip them for sustainable results.

Hammond School

How We Helped

Lower Cape Fear Life Care

How We Helped

Dix Park Conservancy

How We Helped

Schiele Museum

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CapDev founded


of successful campaigns

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guarantee on executive search

Shift to Transformational Philanthropy

CapDev helps nonprofits like yours move from a focus on dollars to a focus on people. We call it Transformational Philanthropy.

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Let’s Find Your Next Top Executives

When you engage CapDev, you’ll get a team of experts who will scour the nation to garner a diverse candidate pool of dynamic leaders.

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We greatly appreciate the wise counsel, cheerleading, and guidance that Capital Development provided throughout the capital campaign process. They are uniquely experienced to lead and support those charged with positive outcomes while being sensitive to the qualities that make your institution unique throughout the process.

Dr. Tiffany Franks, President, Averett University, Danville VA

I have appreciated NC State's partnership with CapDev. Their services have been a significant value-add to our talent acquisition process. The staff at CapDev are friendly, extremely professional, and dedicated to getting us the best results possible. I look forward to our continued engagement with the firm.

Reid Ricciardi, Executive Director of Talent Management, North Carolina State University

After interviewing several consulting firms, we hired CapDev…. Without question they did an outstanding job. Bottom line: I highly recommend CapDev without qualification.

Warren Darby, Campaign Chair, St. Martin’s in-the-Fields Episcopal Church, Columbia SC

It is easy to speak well of a firm with the track record of success Capital Development enjoys!

Charles B. Neely Jr., Board Member, Dix Park Conservancy, Raleigh NC

Find & Apply

Explore open positions and add your resume to the CapDev Resume Bank.

Raleigh, NC | $100,000 - $130,000

Director of Strategic Relationships & Stewardship

Advance Community Health

Franklin, TN | $175,000-$200,000

Assistant Head of School for Advancement

Battle Ground Academy

Winston-Salem | $55,000-$65,000

Director of Alumni Engagement

University of North Carolina School of the Arts

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