About Northwest Research

Northwest Research is a full-service Donor Research consultancy based in Tucson, AZ. Since 1999, we have provided quality, cost-effective research, donor management, training, and data mining services exclusively to nonprofit organizations.

Maryrose Larkin, Principal, has more than 20  years’ experience with information services for nonprofits. She is passionate about philanthropy and has provided Donor Research and management for more than 100 organizations.

Maryrose began her nonprofit career in 1996 at Kansas University Endowment Association, following two years of technical services research for Johns Hopkins University. In 2000, she became Portland State University’s first donor researcher for their $100 million capital campaign. Maryrose is a graduate of the State University of New York at New Paltz, and Bard College. She is a former board member of APRA-NW, the local prospect research association, and is active in the donor research and philanthropic community.

Maryrose and Northwest Research follow both the letter and spirit of the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement’s Code of Ethics, the Association of Fund Raising Professional Statement of Ethical Principles, and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s Statement of Ethics and Donor Bill of Rights.