Personal. Targeted. Purposeful.

Passionate about your story.

Dedicated to results.

At LKA we weave strategy and creativity into a powerful combination of planning, storytelling, and technique to help you capture imagination, inspire support, and build loyalty for your cause.

We begin where you are then build custom solutions to strengthen your fundraising and communications.

Our campaigns, services, and strategic tools are designed to move your message forward, drive donor action, and expand your organization’s capacity to deliver impact.

What We Do

DEVELOP YOUR VISION

LKA’s assessment and planning services help you evaluate your strategy, pinpoint your capacity, set strategic priorities, define a budget and action steps, and identify measures of success.

BUILD YOUR CAPACITY

From copywriting and design, to implementation of best practices, LKA’s custom direct mail, email, online and on-air campaigns deliver bottom line results for membership, annual fund, major gifts, special projects, capital campaigns and planned giving.

MAXIMIZE STRATEGY

LKA’s full campaign services keep your projects on-time and on-budget to assure maximum net revenue. Services include expert list and prospect management; graphic design; print, production and postal management; as well as online communications design and implementation.

DEEPEN CONNECTIONS

Whether it’s a refreshed brand, effective integration of marketing and fundraising, the launch of a new initiative, or management of a sensitive message, LKA can help you build and articulate a compelling case that will resonate positively with your constituents.

EMPOWER EFFECTIVENESS

Through strategic advice, staff coaching, custom trainings, and even temporary transitional program management, LKA can expand your in-house knowledge, capacity, and capability with services customized to your organization’s needs.

Who We work with

Public Media


  • Alaska Public Media, Anchorage
  • Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Hartford
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Washington DC
  • Greater Public, Minneapolis
  • Houston Public Media, Houston
  • KCTS TV, Seattle
  • KEXP Radio, Seattle
  • KMHD Jazz Radio, Portland
  • KING FM Classical Radio, Seattle
  • KUED TV, Salt Lake City
  • The Nation Magazine, New York
  • NPR, Washington DC
  • Oregon Public Broadcasting, Portland
  • PBS, Washington DC
  • PBS SoCaL TV, Los Angeles
  • WDET Radio, Detroit
  • WNET TV, New York
  • WNYC Radio, New York
  • WPBT TV, Miami
  • WQXR Classical Radio, New York
  • WYES TV, New Orleans

HUMAN SERVICES


  • Albertina Kerr Centers, Portland
  • Christiana Care Health System, Newark
  • EngenderHealth, New York
  • Feeding America, Chicago
  • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle
  • GLIDE Foundation, San Francisco
  • Meals on Wheels People, Portland
  • Mercy Corps, Portland
  • St. Charles Medical Center Foundation, Bend
  • Swedish Medical Center Foundation, Seattle
  • Thresholds, Inc., Chicago

CULTURE, EDUCATION & ENVIRONMENT


  • The Climate Trust, Portland
  • Library Foundation of Multnomah County, Portland
  • Native Arts & Culture Foundation, Vancouver
  • Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland
  • Oregon Zoo, Portland
  • Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Seattle
  • Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, Pittsburgh
  • Western Rivers Conservancy, Portland

Our Blog

Our Style

Smart and imaginative, our actions are grounded in best practices
and led by a keen desire to test the boundaries and move strategies forward. Our expertise is deep. Our thinking is rigorous. Our attitude is open and collaborative.

We love a challenge, and believe that every day brings fresh opportunities to listen, learn, and make a difference. We’re never afraid to put ourselves on the line. Because we know what matters most: Your results.

Get In Touch

LKA Fundraising and Communications
PO Box 3257
Portland, OR 97208

Office: 503.236.4840
FAX: 503.236.4898

Nova Hamar, CFRE
President
503.867.8640
nhamar@lkafundraising.com

Becky Chinn
Partner & Creative Director
503.867.8363
bchinn@lkafundraising.com

Elizabeth Coté
Senior Development Strategist and Manager,
Production & Analytics

503.867.8663
ecote@lkafundraising.com

Kelli Fine
Managing Director
503.867.8432
kfine@lkafundraising.com

Annalise Briggs, CFRE
Senior Development Strategist
direct 503.715.5317
abriggs@lkafundraising.com

Jacqueline Rose
Development Strategist
503.715.2150
jrose@lkafundraising.com

Tom Haydon
Development Associate
503.715.2961
thaydon@lkafundraising.com

Molly Sherwood
Development Associate
503.278.4945
msherwood@lkafundraising.com