Herring Gut Donor Package

Fashioning a case statement for an innovative marine non-profit

CLIENT | Herring Gut Learning Center


Herring Gut Learning Center in Port Clyde, Maine, offers student and public educational programs and partnerships that focus on marine resources. Positioned to expand certain programs, board and staff needed fundraising materials focused on the immediate needs of the organization to move forward.


Application of Development Counsel and Communications resources from members of the team resulted in the creation of a collection of information sheets integrated with the needed messaging and imagery for the project. Board members were involved in creation of the materials for on target messaging with a well designed format.


Successful non-profit fundraising depends on cutting the clutter in fundraising appeals, with compelling images and text to tell an organization’s story.

Philip brings to any project his blazing smarts, time-tested wisdom, and the deep respect by his peers throughout Maine. It’s a formidable combination.
— Peter Harris Chair, Board of Trustees, Herring Gut Learning Center