United Way Agrees:Unique FoundRaisingTM Model Works

Accretive of Indiana Partners Bill McDonough (left) and Mark Neilson show-off their Innovation Award from United Way of Elkhart County on May 4, 2017. The Award was given in recognition of the firm’s unique FoundRaising™ model that channels funds to area nonprofits by saving money for area businesses.
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Mark Neilson was interviewed on the radio program Exit Coach.

Questions Discussed:
1) What is the evolution or purpose of PinPoint FoundRaisingTM?
2) Why is this approach needed in the nonprofit community?
3) Where do you see this program going in the future?

On Friday, May 2, 2016, Mark Neilson had the privilege to be a featured Hero on Rise Up Radio with Jared Kelley from Mission Realty Group and James Carmody from Synergy one lending on KCBQ 1170 AM. It was very exciting to share with others what he is passionate about. Click the link to learn more or visit www.sdriseup.com

San Diego-Based Firms Form Alliance to Deliver a Unique Approach to Corporate Philanthropy Using Found Money


Accretive of San Diego and Savii Group announced today the formation of an alliance to bring a unique model to enhance Corporate Philanthropy: “PinPoint: Find-it. Share-it.” The model employs fiscally creative cost-savings & cost recovery practices to expand and increase the fundraising efforts of Foundations and other charitable organizations, opening up a large reservoir of found money that increase profits and fund philanthropic initiatives helping both businesses and the nonprofits they support.

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Accretive’s Mark Neilson on PinPoint “FoundRaisingTM” with Bill Black on The Exit Coach

Mark discusses the concept of FoundRaisingTM: the idea that every company is accidentally wasting money, and that money can be saved and a portion of the funds can be donated to charity.

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Mark joins the radio show Close Up on San Diego Business Thursday May 15th to discuss how he and his fellow recovering CFO’s are revitalizing businesses and non-profits. Listen to his commercial-free segment on YouTube here:

Mark joins the radio show It’s Your Money and Your Life Saturday, February 15th to talk about the innovative ways his company raises money for nonprofits. Click here to stream to the commercial-free audio.

San Diego Business Journal

Article on shared savings model – February 20, 2012




 Imagination meets motivation in San Diego as startups and established organizations alike branch into new endeavors with ingenuity, creative genius and groundbreaking research discoveries.  This special recognition award highlights a select number of business trailblazers and their hard work.

 For a 2nd year in a row, the SDBJ has nominated ACCRETIVE OF SAN DIEGO for demonstrating innovative spirit and driving business growth in the field of Finance.

Accretive of San Diego’s unique model aids non-profit organizations by identifying savings in for-profit businesses, channeling some of the savings to the non-profit organizations already supported by the for-profit businesses.

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