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 30 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.
of Graceful Fundraising is to help client organizations achieve excellence in reaching out to their most important constituents.
Professional services and capabilities include:
Development – Develop successful fundraising plans,
strategies, and hands-on work activities to raise profile and funds for organizations with a focus on Annual Fund.
(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.
- Waste Not
- Greater Desert Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation
- Arts & Business Council of Greater Phoenix
- Homeward Bound
- Keep Phoenix Beautiful
- Save the Family
- Friends of Maricopa County
Animal Care & Control
- Phoenix Theatre
- Ronald McDonald House Charities
- Valley Leadership
- The Harmon Killebrew Foundation
- Advocates for the Disabled, Inc.
Indian Veterans Memorial Organization
- Between Nurses Foundation
- Future for KIDS
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 served 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.