Developing funding resources for both short and long term direction of that ministry.

Management Development Associates (MDA) is committed to assisting churches, missions groups, and parachurch organizations see their visions become realities through in-depth research, cutting edge technology, and looking to the bottom line of raising resources and accomplishing projects to share God's love and forgiveness around the world.

We have a cumulative experience of almost 200 years in the nonprofit marketplace, have worked with well over 350 organizations in the U.S. and overseas, and have raised more than four billion dollars worldwide.

MDA is a consulting firm with advertising agency capabilities. Our focus is bottom-line financial results for the organization. We are committed to Excellence, Effectiveness, and Integrity. If you are not happy, our president Elvin Ridder is not happy and will gladly refund your money. That is why we are selective with the clients we do take on.

Direct Mail—Copy writing, project implementation from the draft stage all the way to the mailbox (including all art, printing, postage permits, etc.), list rental for New Donor Acquisitions, statistical analysis of results, etc. (key contacts: El Ridder, Carol Watts).

Major Donor—Field Representative training, grant proposals, one-on-one meetings with potential donors, and more (key contacts: El Ridder, Larry O'Nan, Carol Watts).

Web Design and E-Fundraising—the creation of websites and e-appeals to complement and enhance your development program, including e-mail list rentals, social media, blogs, banner advertising, secure giving sites, and more (key contact: El Ridder).

We also have significant experience in telemarketing (from script writing through implementation), print advertising, and more.