Graceful Fundraising (GF)
is a company with an experienced professional at the helm. Nancy Grace, principal, is a senior level executive,
whose career spans more than 25 years and incorporates a uniquely well-rounded set of experiences. From
the beginning of her career as an investment researcher on Wall Street, to leadership positions in the corporate world and
development director at a large nonprofit, her experience is trumped only by her drive to deliver innovative ideas, top-notch
service and results that matter.
The focus of Graceful Fundraising is to help client organizations achieve excellence
in reaching out to their most important constituents.
and capabilities include:
– Develop successful fundraising plans, strategies, and hands-on work activities to raise profile and funds for organizations
with a focus on Annual Fund.
Communication (writing, editing and planning) Nothing is more important in business than the quality of an organization’s communication.
The foundation of any good development program is effective and persuasive communication that includes quality messages,
passion for the mission and a strong call to action.
Fundraising Workshops – Brief to half-day interactive presentations for boards of directors and others needing to learn more about
the trends, tips and ways to make fundraising for the volunteer achievable and rewarding.
- Greater Desert Chapter
of the Arthritis Foundation
- Arizona Hemophilia Association
- Arts & Business
Council of Greater Phoenix
- Homeward Bound
- Target Day of Music benefiting the Phoenix Symphony
- Keep Phoenix Beautiful
- Save the Family
- Friends of Maricopa County Animal Care & Control
- Phoenix Theatre
- Ronald McDonald House Charities
- Jigsaw Health Foundation
- The Harmon Killebrew Foundation
- Advocates for the Disabled, Inc.
- American Indian Veterans Memorial Organization
- Between Nurses Foundation
- Future for KIDS
Nancy Grace’s personal endeavors
compliment and assist her in this community-based business. She has served on the following nonprofit boards:
Women’s Enterprise Foundation, Planned Parenthood, Big Brothers and Big Sisters and a political action fund.
She has been the event chairperson for numerous fundraising events, including Valley Leadership’s Man & Woman
of the Year and Planned Parenthood’s Annual Gala.
She spent years as a ‘Big
Sis’, is a graduate of Valley Leadership (Class XXII), founded and serves as president of Desert Gold Diggers Investment
Club, and has been involved with National Association of Women Business Owners, Association of Fundraising Professionals and
International Association of Business Communicators.