Personal Coaching

Marcy has obtained her Professional Life Coach Certification through the UW Madison and in association with the stringent requirement of the International Coaching Federation (ICF). Marcy combines these coaching tools with her experience in building major giving relationships to work with both individuals and organizations to maximize performance and self fulfillment.  Marcy has structured her packages to be available for an urgent need for support as well as long-term organizational change and growth.

Individual Professional Development


Artful “Instant” Action Single Session  $198.00

This session is for you if you need immediate personal support and clarity on an urgent timeline!

Limit: One of these sessions in a calendar year.

$198 per session,  $595 per session thereafter


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  • One full hour session
  • Session is planned as soon as possible
  • Session is generally over the phone or Skype
  • Session is recorded and available for your continuous review and learning


  • Get the help you need NOW!
  • Unbiased analysis and honest feedback in total confidence
  • Clarity and assistance on the challenge you are encountering
  • Definition of several options to address the situation
  • Encouragement and support. I believe in you!

This session cost can be applied to a Uplevel YOUR Results Plan


Artful Action Uplevel YOUR Results Plan

This plan is for you if you want long-term significant mindset shifts, changes in your major-gift results, and your overall performance and accomplishments.




  • One preliminary call to discuss the overall goals of the coaching
  • Twelve months of coaching: You choose session lengths totaling 60 minutes each month.
  • Sessions can be over the phone or on Skype
  • Sessions are arranged at your request so the help is there when you need it, but generally every 4-6 weeks
  • Sessions are recorded and available for your continuous review and learning
  • THREE bonus 60 minute calls at any time throughout your year
  • Pre- and post-assessments to document results
  • Tangible mindset and method action steps
  • Sessions include both consulting and professional life/leadership coaching


  • Unbiased analysis and honest feedback in total confidence
  • Clarity of the challenges you are encountering
  • Definition of several options to address the situation
  • Encouragement and support. I believe in you!
  • Includes membership in the Major Gift Success Club
  • Email support between calls
  • Tangible steps to get a new result
  • 10% discount to Marcy’s other workshops and products

$5,995.00 if paid in full, or two installments of $3,295.00

(This is a SAVINGS of $1,145 over 12 Individual sessions @$595 = $7,140

and 3 Bonus 60 minute sessions @$595 = $1,785 for a total SAVINGS of  $2,930)


Executive Level Packages

Artful Action VIP Coaching

This package is for you if you are in a leadership role and need help with development staff management or motivation; or if your role requires you to lead and or assist in raising significant support for your institution, college, unit or organization. Each plan is uniquely created for the individual and provides the following features and benefits:



  • Six – twelve months of intensive coaching and accountability
  • Initial face-to-face* needs assessment to determine:
    • Specific measurement outcomes and goals
    • Focus of coaching and unique skills to be enhanced with the process
    • Specific overall timeline
  • Twice-monthly sessions to accommodate your schedule with tangible accountability measures between sessions (these will be a mix of sessions in person and over the phone)
  • Confidential consultations on specific individual major gift prospects to create and implement donor actions plans and the role of the VIP in these plans.
  • Instruction on best utilizing your board and volunteer in the major gift process
  • Autographed copy of Marcy’s book, Empowering Your Board to Serve as Effective Development Ambassadors
  • Membership in Marcy’s Major Gift Success Club for you or a member of your team.

* For meetings outside of Madison, Wisconsin, client incurs travel expense


  • Elimination of the stress of making the major gift ask
  • Solid confidence and comfort in handling major gift donor relationships
  • Enhanced levels of respect and cooperation between leadership and development staff
  • Specific techniques for improving the mind set of staff and overall environment for long-term fundraising success
  • Clear understanding of the process of creating expectations for the development and fundraising staff
  • Increased dollars into your program, college or organization
  • Enhanced investments into your endowment funding
  • Better success in securing funding for operational support
  • Unlimited email coaching with response within 24 hours to pressing questions.

Artful Action VIP Program Transformation Add-On Package

This is the premiere transformational development package encompassing major mind shifts and productivity shifts for the entire development shop.  Each plan is uniquely created for the individuals and provides the following features and benefits in addition to those previously listed:

Additional Features:

  • Onsite coaching and staff group coaching
  • Specific training on building major donor relationships
  • External perspective of your development operation
  • Guidance on managing & building best practices for motivating and working with your development team
  • Includes membership in the Major Gift Success Club for 12 months for 5 staff members


Each package is priced based upon the specific goals and results


Call 1-888-324-0442 for more information about which package fits you and rates, or email to set up a Get-Acquainted call with Marcy.