When projects call for additional expertise,

Sarah J Consulting partners with trusted nonprofit experts. We're fortunate to have such wonderful collaborators.

Lauren Carr
Lauren Carr
Donor Communications
Lauren Hall
Lauren Hall
Major Gifts & Campaigns
Corey Jackson
Corey Jackson
Nonprofit & Board Management
Carla Scheri


Sarah has established Sarah J Consulting as trusted fundraising counsel to nationally leading mission-driven organizations.

Clients appreciate Sarah's ability to personalize engagements, work dynamically across teams, operate strategically, act quickly, and uphold the highest ethical standards--all with a positive perspective that brings out the best in people.

Sarah launched Sarah J Consulting in 2012 after more than a decade of service to some of the nation's top medical and educational institutions. 

As Harvard University's Managing Director of Institutional Giving, she brought renewed strategy and collaboration to Harvard's schools, university executive leadership, and top corporate and foundation prospects--all in preparation for Harvard's groundbreaking $6.5 billion campaign.

For Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s historic $1 billion campaign, Sarah helped to raise more than $14 million in corporate and foundation support for numerous research, patient care, and community outreach projects.

Earlier in her career, Sarah served as a Development writer and editor at Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Development and Communications board committee chairperson at Methuen Memorial Music Hall.

Sarah holds the Certified Fund Raising Executive credential from CFRE International, the global provider of certification for professional fundraising and the only practice-based credential for career fundraisers. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Emmanuel College with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication.

Sarah lives north of Boston with her husband Corey and two small children. She is the 2013 North of Boston Businesswoman of the Year: Small Business category.


Lauren brings an extensive background in major gifts fundraising, including 16 years of experience raising principal and major gifts as part of three $1 billion-plus comprehensive campaigns. She is Chief Development Officer for the National Brain Tumor Society.


For more than 14 years, Lauren has served leading academic medical institutions and local nonprofit organizations alike. She is Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at Merrimack College and owner of Lauren Carr Communications


As executive director of Citizens Inn and founder of Arts After Hours, Corey is a well-respected community leader with meaningful connections to the local business landscape. 


Carla is a marketing and operations consultant whose long and varied career includes many years in the entertainment and nonprofit industries. She helps a variety of clients "get stuff done" as the owner of Kick It Up Consulting.

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