Batstone Partners

Batstone Partners is poised to collaborate with you to help your non-profit organization:

  • Create growth plans and tools for implementation

  • Support relationship-centered fundraising

  • Align your mission with your business model

How We Serve

Our client engagements are customized to each organization's unique culture and needs.

Strategy and Planning

Fundraising and Development

Internal Process Solutions


We help your organization shift from transactional fundraising to relational engagements, yielding higher and longer-lasting returns on your development goals.

If you have new opportunities ahead, are facing change, or want to be sure your nonprofit is addressing real community needs and challenges in an effective way, we can help you create a blueprint. We work with organizations of all sizes, and our process is flexible, starting with where you are at this moment in time.

Because we've held positions inside non-profits, we understand the importance of using a business model to create more efficiency, which enables you to more effectively deliver services that align your mission. 


Kristin Batstone


"Batstone Partners was instrumental in helping us realize that we needed a strategic plan, and then guiding us through the process. We are now poised to grow in a sustainable way."

Board Vice Chair

Kristin brings to client engagements years of experience both inside non-profit and profit-based organizations, and as an outside consultant.  Recently, she led the strategic planning process and creation of the development function at the Immigrants’ Assistance Center in New Bedford, MA. There she also led the rebranding effort, marketing communications efforts, and built the fundraising infrastructure to include new donor management technology, cultivating new donor relationships, and researching and soliciting grants from new sources.


Other accomplishments include:

  • Increased dollar amount of individual donations by 215% and foundation and corporate giving by 283% over three years 

  • Grew income 18% each year for a total of 71% over three years 

  • Recruited industry experts to donate their time in the areas of development, non-profit finance, branding, marketing and messaging, and web design

  • Secured seed funding to establish a computer classroom, which supports citizenship and language classes and workplace readiness training for new U.S. citizens.


Prior to her IAC engagement, she was Owner and Project Manager of Fathom Holdings, which provided business consulting services to real estate and renewable energy clients with a focus on Board development, human resources, legislative policy advocacy, and community outreach. 


Kristin was Assistant Manager of Paralegals at the Boston office of Hale and Dorr LLP (now Wilmer Hale).  She was promoted several times, ultimately responsible for recruiting college graduates with an interest in attending law school to become Litigation Assistants.  She created, implemented and led the firm’s first-ever professional development training curriculum to acclimate the young hires to organization culture, and set them up for success within the firm and as future lawyers.  


Early in her career, Kristin was a Business and Philanthropy Analyst at The Cullinane Group in Boston where she analyzed businesses and organizations for investment recommendations to the president. 


Within the mix of out-of-the-home career pursuits, Kristin was the Chief Executive Officer/full-time homemaker of her household where she directed all household operations of four children including home maintenance, finances, health and wellness, education, travel, and extracurricular engagements. 


Kristin holds an MBA in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts Boston, and a BA from Gordon College.