Experienced. Attentive. Optimistic. Ready to help.

Victoria Corcoran, President and Founder

Victoria launched Corcoran & Co. in 2006 after spending years as a one-person fundraising department. That presented significant limits to growth, and led Victoria to develop a team that would help nonprofits of all sizes.

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Day Fariss, Managing Partner

Day’s got systems. And templates. And spreadsheets. And a proven track record of helping organizations succeed.

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Julia Null Smith, Senior Advisor

Julia is a writer and editor with a deep understanding of how to develop messages and strategies that raise dollars.

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Stefania Tafuro, Of Counsel

After earning her Ph.D in Public Policy, Stefania brought her research, data and writing skills to the nonprofit sector. She’s worked on campaigns of all types and sizes, and she knows what works — and what doesn’t.

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"Our 4th quarter appeal far exceeded all expectations. In fact, I’ve been blown away by the response! I want you to know that we are THRILLED with the results of the plan we developed with your expert guidance."

Joy Authur,
Director of Development, People's Community Clinic

"We MORE THAN DOUBLED our sponsored project donations from last year on Amplify Austin! Cha-Ching!  A special thanks goes out to Julia & Victoria, the wonderful ladies at Corcoran & Co. who presented that amazing fundraising workshop exclusively tailored to our sponsored projects; we couldn't have done it without you!"

Austin Creative Alliance,
Erin Crespo, Membership Services Manager

“It has been an amazing experience. I think the timing was absolutely perfect, and the ideas you had were spot on. You have energized us, motivated us and actually mobilized us (that's the tough part).”

Kathy Dunn Hamrick,
Artistic Director, Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company

“Day and Victoria were a terrific team... At all times they were professional, competent, reliable, and hard working. They worked well with the entire staff and were thoughtful mentors and role models... demonstrated maturity and worked comfortably with museum trustees and volunteers... I would not hesitate to hire Day and Victoria again.”

Jack Nokes,
Interim Executive Director, AMOA-Arthouse

“The Corcoran crew kept multiple development balls in the air including supervising our staff, guiding our Foundation board and managing our annual luncheon committee. When the new development director started everything was running smoothly and the hand-off was seamless.”

Regina Rogoff,
Chief Executive Officer, People's Community Clinic

“The Corcoran team brought genuine passion, energy, enthusiasm, and pure joy to our conference room planning table every single day on the job, in a manner that is rare in today's business environment."

Dave Hamrick,
Director, University of Texas Press