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Who We Are

Not just your “elementary” agency, we’re specialists that have tracked down and secured millions of dollars for nonprofits through donor acquisition and stewardship.

Our strategists, digital scientists, creative entrepreneurs and common sense marketers are ready to help you thrive in today’s complicated, technology driven, fundraising environment.

What We Do

We provide media driven campaign strategies and execution specific to your market, focused on generating revenue for your cause. From direct mail to on-air, digital to outdoor, our holistic, integrated approach will help you maximize your messaging and fundraising effectiveness.

Insights & Consulting

Our strategies are based on campaign response, online browsing behavior, A/B testing, lists, packages, mail dates, and much more.

Direct Mail Marketing

Our expertise in both national and chapter-based direct marketing helps us design specific prospecting strategies for each client.

Digital Marketing

Our proven strategies leverage a customized mix of Digital Marketing tactics to deliver the best results at key times of the year!

Who We Do It For

Our team typically serves the nation’s leading direct response agencies, however you can hire us too!

We partner with national organizations and market specific causes such as rescue missions, food banks, animal welfare and advocacy, health and human services organizations. We understand the issues, challenges and motivations they face and have decades of cases solved and success stories to share.

No Case is Beyond Our Team of Experts

Each case that comes into Donor Detectives is unique. Whether we’re tracking down dollars or donors, we’re applying the latest strategies and techniques to save you money and maximize results. Learn more about the cases that we cracked.

The case where we increased revenue by 118%

The case where we acquired 90% more donors

Why We Are Different

There are many great agencies that serve nonprofits. Finding one that is a fit for your organization can take some detective work in itself. Here’s how we’re different:

Agency Independence – We are changing the traditional agency/client relationship. We want to make your team stronger and more independent. Although we provide a beginning-to-end solution, we also offer unbundled marketing services

Collaboration – No one knows your cause like you do. We’re here to help you accomplish your dreams and lift up those you serve. Whether it’s interpreting data or maneuvering the latest algorithms, we’ll help you achieve the greatest impact.

Don't Take Our Word For It...


Our Chief Detective Madlen Satamian Recognized with 2020 International ECHO Awards


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Pasadena, CA 91104


(888) 567 - 9996