Selected Clients

Chicago Cultural Alliance

“Daniel provided generous support to Activating Heritage, the Chicago Cultural Alliance’s annual conference. Daniel solicited and confirmed the conference’s keynote speaker, Representative Camille Lily of Oak Park, Illinois. Her role as the keynote was particularly fitting due to her chairmanship of the Museums, Arts, and Cultural Enhancement Committee, where she serves as the chief museum advocate in the Illinois General Assembly. Her remarks fit nicely with the conference’s theme of youth engagement and education. During the day-long gathering at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, Daniel also assisted in facilitating a guided discussion between foundations and cultural heritage institutions. I highly recommend Daniel for his unique ability to serve as a collaborator and convener of arts and culture advocates in projects that bridge non-profits with philanthropy and elected officials.” – Peter Vega, Executive Director

Edgewater Historical Society

“Daniel has provided critical awareness into fundraising practice – particularly as it comes to grant writing – for our small historical society. His experience working with foundations and the relationships he has formed through his practice affords our organization the perspective we need to plan for a more sustainable organization in leadership, fundraising, and audience engagement.” – Bob Remer, President of the Board

Landmarks Illinois 

“Daniel was instrumental in helping Landmarks Illinois commemorate the 20th anniversary of our annual “Most Endangered List” in Illinois, featuring 20 of the most memorable historic spaces, places, and buildings our organization has had a hand in preserving in the List’s 20-year history. As a part of the project team, Daniel coordinated the creation of our project website, translated its content into Spanish, and ensured direct engagement with our statewide-audience through the production of tailor-made signage for each of the 20 sites and communicating directly with their contacts. I highly recommend Daniel for projects featuring diverse audiences as he is both personable and a diligent worker.” – Lisa DiChiera, Director of Advocacy

Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble 

“Working with Daniel has empowered us to make some much-needed changes to our organizational structure. After assessing our programs, financial management, and fundraising, he encouraged us to ‘own’ our place in arts and cultural landscape in Chicago. One of his questions that stayed with us long after working with Daniel is ‘Do we want to be an institution?’ He pushed us to start considering ourselves less as an ‘organization’ and more as an ‘institution,’ calling attention to the long-term sustainability and history of our nonprofit as the basis for implementing our mission and vision.” – Ellyzabeth Adler, Founder, Executive Director

Chicago Filmmakers 

“Daniel brought constructive energy to our board and an organizational assessment process when our organization was undergoing a significant amount of change. After having completed a successful capital project in a newly-renovated historic building and an almost complete change in staff, we turned to Daniel to provide a structured framework through which the board and executive staff could assess the next steps for the Chicago Filmmakers. His familiarity with board process helped us think about how to develop a proposed business plan and strengthen board governance to address these objectives.” – Brenda Webb, Executive Director

Edgar Miller Legacy

Daniel was extremely helpful when Edgar Miller Legacy needed guidance with a five-figure programming grant application, bringing much-needed expertise and perspective to a new organization writing these types of requests for the first time. Furthermore, he brought added insight into how to craft a quality and engaging program beyond the initial grant application, going above and beyond the scope of the initial project description. Daniel pushed our sights higher, and we received our grant and had better public programming due to his efforts. – Zac Bleicher, Executive Director

Haymarket Center

“The value of Resilient Heritage has been essential to creating culture change at Haymarket Center. Within the first minute of knowing Daniel, I understood his strength of interpersonal communication in addition to his detail-oriented skills in logistics. With his support, our organization was able to leverage the necessary relationships that made our annual fundraiser a success. Building on his experience this year, his 2020 project timeline already shows tremendous insight in how we can improve our event planning by leveraging our resources creatively and more efficiently. The ultimate effect is more support for our population of individuals with substance abuse disorder in recovery.” – Sam Provenzano, Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Select Past and Current Clients also include: 

Arts & Business Council of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Aquarium of the Bay (San Francisco, CA)

Ascension Seton Austin Marathon (Austin, TX)

Bank of America Chicago Marathon (Chicago, IL)

Chicago Community Trust (Chicago, IL)

Community Food Bank (Ft. Worth, TX)

Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)

Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center (Guadalupe, CA)

Mister Kelly’s Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Niagara Falls National Heritage Area (Niagara Falls, NY)

Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting (Washington, D.C.)

Texas Cultural Trust (Austin, TX)