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Consulting & Advisory Services

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Philanthropy & Nonprofit Management



Accomplished nonprofit leader, consultant, trainer and volunteer with 35 years of experience working with local, regional and national nonprofits, philanthropic organizations and professional associations. 

Ready to work with you to advance your philanthropic goals and equip you to more effectively accomplish your mission.


Impact Snapshot

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Philanthropy, Leadership & Grantmaking

Presentations and Writing

Affiliations and Education

Supported strategic grantmaking

and community engagement by community foundations, family foundations, and government agencies as they invested millions of dollars in diverse causes, initiatives, programs and organizations that are transforming communities across the country.

Supported the rebuilding

and reinvigoration of a foundation supporting the region’s only nonprofit independent community hospital; helped to raise more than $30 million over four years from patients, patient families, community members, foundations and corporations in support of hospital priorities.

Shaped the management practices

of hundreds of organizations through leadership of the Washington, DC area’s top award recognizing excellence in nonprofit management; had a positive impact on diverse nonprofits, promoting innovation and achievement in the sector as practices were identified, shared and implemented.

Stewarded the successful implementation

of the 2018 Celebration of Philanthropy hosted by the Greater Washington Community Foundation; supported staff and host committee members in raising more than $600,000 in sponsorships and donations for the event, which was attended by more than 700 patrons.

Managed major comprehensive assessment

initiatives that led to the transformation, strengthening, and strategic realignment of a large regional housing development corporation, a national emergency relief fund for federal employees, and the nonprofit publisher of a major university’s student newspaper.

Led a significant reinvention

of the national annual fund campaign for the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy, creating the successful “Be the Cause Campaign,” which  raises more than $400,000 in financial support from nearly 4,000 AFP members across the country in support of scholarships, education and research.

Experience and Expertise in the following subject matters:

Philanthropy & Philanthropic Practice

  • Role of nonprofit sector and philanthropy in addressing societal issues/challenges

  • Grantmaking and sponsorship strategies and policy making

  • Award and grant application process assessment, design, and implementation

  • High-impact philanthropy and aligning philanthropic practice to vision and values

  • Effective funder/grantee relationship building

Resource Development

  • Capital Campaign planning & implementation

  • Major gifts program planning

  • Solicitation training

Nonprofit Management

  • Volunteer leadership, and board management, coaching, and training

  • Nonprofit management best practices and their link to mission delivery/capacity building

  • Strategic and long-range planning

  • Association management and member services

  • Resource development strategy and tactics at multiple scales

  • Engaging program staff in supporting the resource development effort

  • Donor relations and stewardship program development

Training, Presentations & Writing on Philanthropy & Nonprofit Management

Consulting & Philanthropic Advisory Services

Philanthropy, Volunteer Leadership & Grantmaking

Affiliations, Education & Certification





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