Welcome to The Research Store

Your outsourced fundraising research solution.

At The Research Store, our mission is to provide the accurate, relevant fundraising research that you need, when you need it.

Our Team members are career fundraising professionals who hold the CFRE (Certfiied Fundraiing Executive) credential.

Professional Services

Our services at a glance

Research gets results, when it's thorough, relevant and accurate. The right information will guide the key elements of your development strategies -- timing, circumstances, project and amount of the request.

Research takes time and resources. Outsourcing your fundraising research needs to experienced professionals saves time and money. Our services include:

Customized Prospect Research Briefs

Benchmarking & Best Practices

Prospect Research Training

Featured Case Study

Prospect Research Training -- CESO

Toronto-based Canadian Executive Service Organization (CESO) is a not-for-profit organization that helps to build proud independent communities.

Over 2,800 distinguished Volunteer Advisers (VAs) on the CESO roster share their professional experience by serving as mentors, advisers and trainers to clients and partners at home and abroad.

Ryan Blackwell is responsible for fund development and sponsor relations for CESO. He turned to The Research Store for customized training on how to identify his organization’s most promising potential funders, and guidance on how to make the "fit" with CESO's progam areas.

“Because the knowledge she passed on to me was practical, I find myself using her words and ideas to explain to those around me,” says Ryan. Read more...