Erica Bell, CFRE has experience in consulting grassroots organizations and nonprofits. She offers services including board governance, annual campaign planning and management, corporate sponsors and partnerships, volunteer management, grant writing, donor cultivation, endowment and strategic planning, membership programs, strategic communications and marketing, data management, program budget development, event planning, and evaluation.
Erica Bell, CFRE
15 Bassett Rd.
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Founder, Executive Director
Established the theme and content for communications of the campaign’s public phase and created multi-level donor engagement strategies. Planned and coordinated the final, public phase of the successful $1M Endowment Campaign with Executive Board, Steering Committee, Executive Director, Development and Communications staff.
Trained board members in nonprofit board best practices to initiate a shift from grassroots organizing towards a culture of philanthropy. Established the first annual development plan and coordinated with director and board to integrate development activities into current strategic plans. Streamlined sponsorship packages for ease of sales to prospects, saved staff time, and increased revenue. Currently facilitating a mission and vision focus group to develop a case for support to approach new funding sources.