FUND AND CAPITAL CAMPAIGN CONSULTANT
472 Monterey Boulevard 415-368-3669
San Francisco, CA 94127 firstname.lastname@example.org
Consistent high-level, efficient financial success in non-profit fundraising
Launched and closed $5M capital campaign
Develop Boards, staff and volunteers to full fundraising capacity
Market and implement projects into profitable public visibility
Geneva Car Barn, YMCA of San Francisco, Youth Radio, Oakland
Bass Museum of Art, City of Miami Beach, By the River, Inc., Sebastian, FL
o Design and Implementation of Capital and other Campaigns
o Strategic Fund Development Planning and Organization Development
o PR, Marketing and Communications
o Independent Film Specialist: Film Financing, Non-Profit Film Funding, Script Development
Principal, Fund Development Consulting
Independent consulting practice working with nonprofits and foundations to achieve greater organizational effectiveness in support of progressive social change. Current/recent clients include Geneva Car Barn ($16M capital campaign); Youth Radio (annual $2.3 - $3.2 M annual + $5M capital campaign);YMCA of San Francisco ($3.8M annual campaign + $38M capital campaign); Community Housing Sonoma County (Prospect research tech sector donor/investors for 10-year $120M permanent supportive housing project for hard-to-house homeless); By the River, Inc. ($7 million, 41-bed Assisted Living Facility serving low-income frail elderly).
Alliance for Media Arts + IFP/Miami, Miami Beach, 1990 – 2003
Executive Director, Program Designer. The Alliance Cinema was one of the best-loved arts organizations in South Florida. Admired for its independent, foreign, avant-garde and GLBT cinema. I became the Executive Director for the last 6 years managing a staff of 12, and handling all booking, PR, governance and management, and fundraising. The cinema was open 364 days a year, with a film school and filmmaking studios and special events year round. Regional membership of filmmakers and a State-wide competition for producers who competed with a script and a budget for a prize of $25,000 cash, plus $175,000 in goods and services to make a feature film. Latin American and Caribbean Film Festival; Made in USA: 25 Cuban filmmakers; Filmmaking summer school for children with cancer; suicide prevention program for gay and lesbian youth; video literacy program for mothers in prison and their children.
Independent Film Consultant
Current clients include scriptwriters working to improve their scripts and also to sell them; producing; assisting professional filmmakers to advance their careers; and finding funding for film projects. Teaching scriptwriting; curating independent and foreign film. Co-created Brazilian Trade Show ( PetroBRas Miami ) which ran annually along with the Brazilian Film Festival and curated each week-long program of seminars on international film financing.
Selected Fundraising Achievements