Gail Perry, MBA, CFRE, is a leader in a new breed of fundraisers. She is the best-selling author of Fired-Up Fundraising: Turn Board Passion into Action (Wiley). Her Fired-Up Fundraising approach, developed over the past 22 years as a non-profit philanthropy expert, has helped organizations raise hundreds of millions in gifts and support.
Gail consistently earns rave reviews for her workshops and speeches. She brings fundraising ideas alive, leaving attendees inspired, energized and excited about what they can accomplish.
Gail’s passion does not stop with speaking. Her popular board retreats: “Easy Fundraising for Board Members”and “Friendmaking for Board Members” are industry favorites and are known for taking board members from fear of fundraising to enthusiasm.
Gail conducts training webinars from her site Fired-Up Fundraising, and also for AFP, the Philanthropy Journal and NonprofitMarketingGuide.com. Her writing is often featured in Guidestar, Fundraising Success magazine, BoardSource and many other respected industry resources.
Gail launched her fundraising career at Duke University and then directed the fundraising program at The Kenan-Flagler School of Business, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is the founder of Gail Perry Associates, a Raleigh-based consulting and training firm, and is Past President of the Triangle Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Ms. Perry holds an MBA and a BA with honors in English from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
She encourages us to visit the Fired-Up Fundraising blog for lots of free tools and resources to help you fire up your board and raise lots more money.
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