Account Type:Consultant
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Signup Date:2/10/2012
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Grant Writing, Writing/Proofreading/Copy Editing, Fundraising, Prospect Research
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I am an experienced development professional with expertise in institutional fundraising. For 16 years, I’ve successfully secured operating, program, capacity building, and capital support from foundation, corporate, and government entities for a range of Bay Area non-profits.

Since 2010, I've worked as an independent consultant. Prior to this, I served in leadership roles within the development departments of the California Academy of Sciences, Planned Parenthood Golden Gate, and San Francisco Parks Trust. My contract services include: identifying prospects; writing grant proposals, letters of inquiry, and reports; leading cultivation efforts, donor stewardship, and site visits; developing program budgets; and crafting institutional giving strategies.

Current and past clients include: Alameda County Community Food Bank, Alameda County Library Foundation, BANANAS, Blue Bear School of Music, BOMA San Francisco Foundation, California Association of Food Banks, Children's Council of San Francisco, the Earle Baum Center, FACES SF, Fair Trade USA, Family House, Florence Crittenton Services, Foundation for the Sustainable Rule of Law Initiatives, Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter, Gateway Public Schools, Guide Dogs for the Blind, Lindsay Wildlife Experience, Meritus College Fund, Museum of the African Diaspora, Music in the Vineyards, PhotoPhilanthropy, Planned Parenthood Northern California, Raphael House, Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments (SAVE), Safe Passages, Saint Francis Foundation, San Francisco Beautiful, San Francisco Department of Child Support Services, San Francisco Parks Alliance, San Francisco University High School, SFJAZZ, The Bluefield Project, The Conrad Foundation, The Grateful Garment Project, The Trust for Public Land, UCSF, WAGES, Women's Wisdom Initiative, and Year Up Bay Area. I am available for projects as well as long-term contracts. References and samples are available upon request.