Current Clients

Development for Conservation has been helping clients raise more money since 2002. Principal Consultant David Allen has been full-time since 2009 and has worked with more than 100 land trust and other conservation organizations.



Rensselaer Plateau Alliance

New York

Capital Campaign Implementation


Bayou Land Conservancy


Strategic Development Planning, Board Training, Major Gift Program Implementation


Whidbey-Camano Land Trust


Development Audit


Friends of San Damiano


Solicitation Planning and Coaching


McKenzie River Trust


Strategic Development Planning, Program Assessment


Rivers & Lands Conservancy




Door County Land Trust




Aspetuck Land Trust






Other Clients


McKenzie River Trust

Friends of San Damiano

Montezuma Land Trust

Rhode Island Land Trust Council

Whidbey-Camano Land Trust

West Virginia Land Trust

Catskill Center for Conservation & Development

We Conserve PA (Pennsylvania Land Trust Association)

Rivers & Land Conservancy

Bayou Land Conservancy

Door County Land Trust

Southern Plains Land Trust

City of Monona – San Damiano

California Farmland Trust

Gathering Waters

Rensselaer Plateau Alliance

Otsego Land Trust

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

Crested Butte Land Trust

Housatonic Valley Conservancy

Blackfoot Challenge

Upper Valley Land Trust

Mississippi Valley Conservancy

Land Trust for Louisiana

Washington Association of Land Trusts

West Virginia Rivers Coalition

Franklin Creek Conservation Trust

Aspetuck Land Trust

Grassland Bird Trust (Friends of Washington County Grasslands IBA)

Greene Land Trust

Wallowa Resources

Wallowa Land Trust

Hudson Highlands Land Trust

Galveston Bay Foundation

Aldo Leopold Nature Center

Groundswell Conservancy (Natural Heritage Land Trust)

Quinta Mazatlan

Ipswich River Watershed Association

Western Resource Advocates

Association of Nature Center Administrators

TennGreen Conservancy

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy

CUB of Wisconsin

Ding Darling Wildlife Society

River Network

Connecticut Farmland Trust

River Alliance of Wisconsin

Land Trust Alliance

Natural Land Institute

Grand Prairie Friends

Central New York Land Trust

Colorado Headwaters Land Trust

Cazenovia Preservation Foundation

Rio Grande International Student Center

Maine Audubon Society

Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust

Heritage Conservancy

Chickaming Land Conservancy

Colorado Open Lands

San Joaquin River Parkway and Conservation Trust

American Chestnut Land Trust

Youth Passageways

Forest Stewards Guild

Trees for Tomorrow

Friends of Pheasant Branch Conservancy

Infant Mental Health

North Lakeland Discovery Center

Talcott Free Library

Manada Conservancy

Bubolz Nature Preserve

Crusader Community Health Foundation

Hill Country Conservancy

Pacolet Area Conservancy

Holy Wisdom Monastery

Door County Historical Museum

The Land Trust of McHenry County

San Isabel Land Trust

Parternship for Gulf Coast Land Conservation

Kettle Moraine Land Trust

Photo Midwest

Southeast Michigan Land Conservancy

Keep Northern IL Beautiful

Rockford Reachout

Northeast Wisconsin Land Trust

Chester County 20/20

Pennsylvania Environmental Council

Western PA Circuit Riders

North Branch Land Trust

Wild South

Swedish Historical Society

Coalition Against Sexual Assault

YWCA of Rockford

Driftless Area Land Conservancy

Midway Village

Desert Foothills Land Trust

Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation

Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts

Northern Illinois Center for Nonprofit Excellence

Central Indiana Land Trust

Barrington Area Conservancy Trust

Texas Agricultural Land Trust

Glacial Lakes Conservancy

Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust

Alliance of IL Community Fdns

Community Foundation of Northern Illinois

Farrington Foundation

Land Conservancy of Will County

Wisconsin Association of Lakes

Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation

Friends of Plum & Pilot Islands

Klehm Arboretum

Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin

Bayfield Regional Conservancy