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Join me at Fundraising Day 2010 – the West Coast’s premiere conference on nonprofit fundraising. Hear nationally renowned experts and choose from 40 workshop sessions. Hurry! – early bird registration rates expire on April 15!

  "The concept of a makeover is a familiar one to anyone who watches home improvement shows, but it is especially brilliant when applied to the grantseeking process." Joanne Fritz, Guide to NonProfit Charitable Orgs (Full review...)
  "Because Grant Proposal Makeover incorporates helpful tips and quotes from foundation program officers and others from the funding community, readers of the book will hear exactly what foundations think of poorly written proposals." Kate Golden, (Full Review...)

Susan Fox has worked as an independent fundraising consultant to non-profit organizations since 1980 and has held the designation of Certified Fund Raising Executive since 1995. She provides services in strategic fundraising including grantwriting, appeal letter writing, public relations, major donor campaigns, feasibility studies, and development audits as well as training in major gifts, grantsmanship, annual fund and planned giving campaigns. She has led numerous workshops on fundraising throughout the United States and in Mexico and she has been an instructor at UC Berkeley Extension, the University of San Francisco and the University of Montana.

Susan is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and served on the board of its Golden Gate Chapter for two years including one year as Vice President - Education. Susan has held the position of Development Director at Salem Lutheran Home in Oakland and at The Management Center in San Francisco.

Together with her colleague Cheryl Clarke, she has written a book for Jossey-Bass on proposal writing, Grant Proposal Makeover: Transform Your Request From No to Yes. Four book signings are scheduled in the San Francisco bay area November 2006 through February 2007.

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