Gail Perry MBA CFRE
Keynote Speaker. Fundraising Coach. Author. Blogger at Firedupfundraising.com. Nonprofit Evangelist.
- Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina Area
Gail Perry MBA CFRE's Overview
- Professional Speaker, Fundraising Consultant at Fired-Up Fundraising.com
Gail Perry MBA CFRE's Summary
Nonprofit fundraising consultant, coach, blogger, keynote speaker and workshop leader.
Author, "Fired Up Fundraising: Turn Board Passion into Action." (Wiley and AFP).
Creator, Easy Fundraising for Board Members Retreat.
Popular international speaker on fundraising and board members; fundraising trends. Led national consulting firm for over 14 years, helped nonprofits raise hundreds of millions. My "FiredUp Fundraising INSIDERS" professional development program teaches smart nonprofit leaders the very latest in fundraising strategies and tactics.
Goals: Write another book or two. Create techniques into a model that can be easily diseminated and licensed. Have fun while helping to change the world! Throw the best party in town!
Specialties: Fundraising consultant, major gifts consultant, capital campaign consultant, board training and development, nonprofit webinars, motivational speaker, strategic planning, board retreat facilitator, nonprofit marketing and messaging, lobbying and generating political support, trends in the nonprofit fundraising environment.
Gail Perry MBA CFRE's Experience
Professional Speaker, Fundraising Consultant
1995 – Present (19 years) anywhere
FiredUp Fundraising gives nonprofit organizations and leaders the inspiration, training and skills to do a better job changing the world. We guide, train and coach nonprofit leaders. We help them focus on what's important, get their board members fired up and active in fundraising, get the word out about what they do, bring in mega gifts, and raise much more money with less effort.
Director of Development
Educational Institution; 501-1000 employees; Higher Education industry
1988 – 1993 (5 years)
Director of Development, amazing experience working for Paul Rizzo, business school dean who had just retired from Vice Chairman of IBM. Helped craft UNC-CH's very first big capital campaign.
Major Gifts Officer
Educational Institution; 10,001+ employees; Higher Education industry
1986 – 1988 (2 years)
Got my start in fundraising raising funds for Duke's capital campaign.
Gail Perry MBA CFRE's Publications
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Weekly posts with the latest tips and advice in nonprofit fundraising.
Authors: Gail Perry MBA CFRE
- March 23, 2007
Turn Board Passion into Action.
A new approach for involving board members in fundraising!
Here’s a way to inspire reluctant board members to become enthusiastic advocates for your cause.
Fired-Up Fundraising: Turn Board Passion Into Action shows nonprofit leaders how to introduce reluctant board members to fundraising in ways that make them feel comfortable. Here are the secrets to inspiring and motivating your reluctant board members.
Gail Perry MBA CFRE's Organizations
Association of Fundraising ProfessionalsChapter President, Programs Chair, State Conference Co-Chair
- January 1997 to Present
Awarded Outstanding Fundraising Professional by the chapter
Gail Perry MBA CFRE's Honors and Awards
Top Nonprofit Blogs
Firedupfundraising.com blog ranked #61 of all nonprofit blogs Sept 1, 2013.
Gail Perry MBA CFRE's Projects
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Gail Perry MBA CFRE's Skills & Expertise
- Strategic Planning
- Motivational Speaking
- Annual Giving
- Board Development
- Volunteer Management
- Public Speaking
- Community Outreach
- Event Planning
- Resource Development
- Leadership Development
- Social Media Marketing
- Marketing Communications
- Prospect Research
- Social Networking
- Capital Campaigns
- Donor Recognition
- Non-profit Administration
- Alumni Relations
- Donor Management
- Non-profit Board Development
- Board Relations
- Campaign Strategies
- Cause Marketing
- Proposal Writing
- Community Development
- Media Relations
- Social Entrepreneurship
- Public Policy
- Grassroots Organizing
- Strategic Communications
- Non-profit Leadership
- Capital Campaign Management
- Board Governance
- Moves Management
- Major Gift Development
- Volunteer Recruiting
- Community Building
- Direct Mail Fundraising
Gail Perry MBA CFRE's Education
Gail Perry MBA CFRE's Additional Information
Raising money to support causes that change the world, fundraising, supporting social change, nonprofit boards, leadership, viral marketing and social networking, current events, progressive politics, flower gardening, international travel, women's issues, the arts, environmentalism, economic development and public policy, throwing fabulous parties!
- Groups and Associations:
Lillian's List of North Carolina Edenton Historic Commission Friends of Hope Foundation Carolina Ballet Interact Rape Crisis Center American Dance Festival many, many many nonprofit causes
- Honors and Awards:
AFP Fundraiser of the Year, 2011
Phi Beta Kappa, UNC-CH many eons ago!
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