Southeast Advancement Services is a full-service fundraising and nonprofit management firm. We offer a wide range of fundraising and management services including campaign design and management, planning studies and development office management. Experience has taught us that successful campaigns and development programs not only achieve short term goals but also enhance the image, mission and strength of the organization to bring lasting sustainability. Working with our client partners, we implement development programs that are dynamic, transformative and impactful.

We pursue excellence and quality in all aspects of our work. We are deeply committed to furthering our knowledge and experience so as to bring a value added component that will help make our clients better fundraisers. SAS is committed to:

Innovation – we are an industry leader and innovator and we maintain the highest ethical and professional standards.

Integrity – our projects maintain our firm’s professional integrity and that of those with whom we work and interact.

Outcomes – fundraising is an outcome driven exercise. We set high standards and work tirelessly to reach benchmark goals and overall objectives.

Details – SAS professionals pay meticulous attention to details while keeping our sights on the overall goals.

About the President

Thomas Hanrahan is President of Southeast Advancement Services, Inc. (SAS) and since 1991 has provided professional counsel to educational, health, conservation, social service, cultural and religious institutions, assisting to raise more than $1 billion.

Tom has firsthand experience in conducting development audits, planning studies, capital and endowment campaigns, annual campaigns, and prospect research. He has extensive experience in the areas of public relations, foundation, corporate and individual giving, major gift solicitation, campaign organization and management, and pledge redemption.

He and his wife Joan reside in Plantation, Florida. Tom is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, and the International Catholic Stewardship Conference. He is a regular speaker at regional and national fundraising conferences.