About LDMI

Lawrence Direct Marketing, Inc. (LDMI) is a full-service direct response agency specializing in nonprofit fundraising. Since 1987, LDMI has helped our select group of nonprofit clients raise millions of dollars to support their charitable causes through our direct mail and online fundraising services.

LDMI concentrates on every aspect of your fundraising program to help your nonprofit acquire new donors, retain donors longer and increase net income from those donors:

  • We consult with you on the right strategy to grow your donor database.
  • We provide powerful and innovative creative to tell your story and win hearts and minds for your mission.
  • We find the perfect vendors to produce your winning appeal on time and on budget.
  • We analyze the data from each appeal to find ways to build upon successes in future fundraising campaigns.

LDMI’s experienced and professional staff has helped clients build thriving databases of loyal donors from scratch. And we’ve successfully grown the number of supporters and increased net income for clients who were struggling with in-house programs or ineffective outside help.

No matter the size of your nonprofit, LDMI offers hands-on personal attention to all of our clients. We will work with you every step of the way and respond quickly to any questions or concerns you may have.

Take the first step toward a more successful fundraising program by contacting LDMI today.



LDMI Founder and President E. Michael Lawrence has been professionally active in the direct response field since 1966, when he helped to launch Triumph magazine, a monthly journal of Catholic thought, through direct mail circulation promotion and fundraising.

In 1976, Mike Lawrence joined Wiland Services, Inc., (WSI) a direct mail database management and data processing services company. He left WSI 11 years later as Executive Vice President – Operations, and a member of the company’s Board of Directors, to form LDMI.

In 2002, Mike’s son, James, joined LDMI after a career in high-tech sales. He first worked in the list management and brokerage department, then launched LDMI’s online division and is now Executive Vice-President.

LDMI is a member of the National Catholic Development Conference as well as the Direct Marketing Association of Washington.