There is no lack of heated debate on the topic of compensation for fundraising consultants. The code of ethics for three professional associations state that percentage based compensation is unethical, but it continues to occur.
The Foundation Center cannot recommend what is best for your situation. However, the resources below represent both sides of this issue, so that you can decide for yourself. You could also search our message board, PND Talk, using the term "fee" to read what others have said about this topic or post your own question.
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