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220 Newport Center Dr
Newport Beach, CA, 92660



Team Up World was created in 2007 by visionary and philanthropist Lara Blume; We are a boutique consulting firm dedicated to philanthropy. With a staff and volunteers of more than 25 professionals in three areas of practice -Fundraising, Corporate-Charity Social Engagement, and Public Relations - our unique business enables us to draw from the appropriate experiences and capacities of each in designing solutions for our clients.

Team Up World is headquartered in Newport Beach, California and has regional offices in New York City, Miami, Florida and Little Rock, Arkansas.


 Team Up World 2007

Team Up World 2007

Development For Non-Profit Foundations:

Developing a successful foundation takes a plan of action and having the right people in place to assist with your purpose, mission and vision.  


Procuring funds is the heart and focus of a non-profit development objectives. Fundraising is for philanthropic efforts in the community. A unique fundraising plan will be created for each client. We cater to your goals and objectives. 

Public Relations

Team Up World will serve as part of the public relations team. The development team is immersed with the public and are regularly out making contacts in the community, they serve as public relations workers in just about every aspect of their work; Networking and building sustainable relationships are the key. 


The development team will  engage in marketing efforts such as social media to raise funds and awareness. These efforts are carried out with the intention of raising additional funds and establishing new contacts and donors within your community.


Major Gifts

Major Gifts are a very important part of the fundraising program. Team Up World counsels clients and creates cultivation and solicitation strategies that lead to extraordinary gifts. From the identification of these potential donors, to cultivation, to the solicitation of the major gift, Team Up World's consultants guide clients through every stage of Major Gift fundraising.

 Annual Giving

Annual giving, where would we be without it? Annual Giving is the foundation of your organization. A comprehensive annual fund program is the benchmark for every fundraising program. Team Up World has a proven track record of designing and implementing annual giving programs that expand our clients’ donor bases and increase average gifts.

We provide advice to set goals, create and implement strategy, engage volunteer leadership, and develop capacity among staff members.

The Power Of Event Fundraising

Team Up World strength; and specialty. A good event is not just about execution. The investment of thought, details and planning that turns your project from an idea into an event is substantial and sometimes overwhelming. It takes creativity, time, sweat and tears. 

Team Up World can provide you with an expert, assessment of your current event production and fundraising efforts. Our thorough process analyzes your program from every angle and provides you with a strategic blue-print for achieving greater cost efficiency, improving logistics and most importantly, increasing participation and fundraising numbers. 

Charity Event Production

Your Signature Event

A major amount of time and energy will go into developing your organization's signature event. When your organization's name is printed on the signs, your board is planning to attend and thousands are expecting nothing short of success, you cannot afford to work with any less than experts in the field. Bottom line: There are two kinds of unforgettable events. "We do the amazing and magical kind, we create an experience."  Lara Blume McGee

Nonprofit events require more than just an attention to detail. In order to start a movement or create annual donors, an event needs heart & soul. In our view, events are only a path to achieving your goals. That means your event experiences have to make guest feel truly special from inside. Team Up World will help you maximize the power of your special events by giving participants multiple opportunities to interact with your organization over the course of months rather than just one day. 

When you allow us to deal with logistics, site plans, stages and sound, catering and tents, you gain the time  to spend with your donors, supporters and volunteers and make the most of the experience you have created. Our leadership team brings an experienced background in event development and production.

At heart, we're a team of dedicated people used to getting our heels dirty. We offer an unparalleled set of expertise, including staff- volunteers across the country, strong relationships with local  contacts, sound designers, accomplished staging and infrastructure experts and professionals used to creating phenomenal results under intense pressure and tight deadlines.

Our expertise rests not only in event production, but in event production for nonprofits. We have a team highly skilled at using events for advocacy, awareness and fundraising efforts. Our development professionals make the most of your program.