About Us

Stott Development Solutions Group (SDSG) is a woman-owned, specialized strategy firm that brings decades of experience to provide fundraising and development solutions. The SDSG team works coast to coast with nonprofit and advocacy organizations that are solving some of society’s most pressing problems and improving the future. We fully integrate with our clients to provide a holistic approach and tailor dedicated teams to each engagement. We partner with our clients on everything from funder strategy and lead generation to case development and campaign management, to creating a fundraising framework to support long-term success.

Since our start in 2015, SDSG has worked with more than a dozen organizations, driving impact nationally and abroad. We’ve raised tens of millions of dollars, identified hundreds of highly qualified funder targets, and provided deep expertise and industry know-how to our clients on organizational structure, funder engagement, and board development.

Meet Our Team

Kelly Dunphy

Vice President of Operations + Managing Director

Ron Goines


Eliza Halder

Senior Strategist + Communications Specialist

Abby Sculley

Manager of Client Partnerships

Amalia Stott

Founder + Principal

Rachael Walker

Development Research Specialist

Emily Winternitz

Vice President of Client Partnerships


Our team has extensive experience in the social, political, and private sectors, including work with national non-profits, progressive organizations, and startups. We evaluate both organizational capacity and external trends and pressures to provide strategic plans that are specific, realistic, and scalable for lasting results. With a national presence and vast relationship network, our strength is in building major donor programs and development operations. Whether it’s strategic advice or building a full-scale fundraising plan, we can offer a complete suite of consulting services

Featured Clients

SDSG believes in the power of philanthropy to educate and better the world. Our consultants proudly serve a variety of outstanding organizations, large and small, to achieve their goals and build lasting success. We're grateful to work alongside such talented and dedicated people who are committed to improving society—from feeding hungry children to ending gun violence—it's why we do what we do!

Contact Us!

For any inquiries, please contact us directly:

Minneapolis, MN + San Francisco, CA + Washington, DC

Copyright © 2021 Stott Development Solutions Group, Inc.