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  • Speaking: Webinars, Workshops, Panels, Keynotes, or other speaking engagements. Previous clients include: The Scleroderma Foundation, Meals on Wheels National, Down’s Syndrome Advocates in Action, and more.
  • Fundraising Coaching: Get some serious support! Previous clients include: The Global Autism Project, HOPE Inc, and others.
  • Fundraising Training: Energizing Board retreats, Fundraising Plans, Sponsorships, Events, Grantwriting, Appeal letters, Marketing, Training your staff and board to raise funds. Trained over 3,000 people from 2011 to 2013.
  • Marketing Training: For Cities, States, Counties, branches of government, and Universities. Previous clients include: City of Austin, Oregon SBDC, City of Portland, University of Portland and others.



I’ve written three books from 2010 to 2013. The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising, The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media, and Get the Job! Your Fundraising Career Empowerment Guide. You can learn more here.


Since starting blogging in 1999, I have honed my writing skills. My current most popular blog, WildWomanFundraising, was started in winter 2009 and now has over 40,000 monthly readers. I have written a book about social media called The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media (2012), and it has sold all over the world.

I’ve gotten government contracts to teach people how to do social media and blogging, for The City of Austin, the Oregon state-wide SBDC (Small Business Development Centers), and others. I recently taught entrepreneurs about blogging at the National Small Business Week in Seattle for the National Small Business Administration (SBA). I’ve taught SBDCs across the state of Oregon how to sell their workshops more effectively to business owners. I’ve taught workshops on marketing for Oregon Metro Regional Government from 2016-2018.


I have been fundraising for nonprofits since 2000. I have raised over $1M for nonprofits through sponsorships, appeals, grants, and more. I’ve also co-founded a nonprofit. I’ve taught over 16,000 people how to fundraise in webinars, workshops and e-courses.


I have taught hundreds of webinars since 2010, to thousands of people. I have taught webinars for the IRS, the SBA, the SBDC, Blackbaud, Meals on Wheels, Progressive Business Publications and others. My webinar attendees have given me rave reviews, available here:



I have taught encaustic art since 2008 to adults. My art: And workshops:

If you’d like to chat about how to create encaustic art, whether it’s crackle glaze, embedding objects in encaustic, encaustic and photos, or even encaustic 101, I’d be happy to help.


Contact info:
Email: info at wildwomanfundraising dot com
Phone: 503-673-3863
Physical Mail:
PO Box 86152
Portland, OR 97206

Not sure what you need yet? Get a free 30 minute consult! Call 503-673-3863 for more information. Or tell me where you’re at by emailing me at info at