The Ask Direct Fundraising Summer School

Kay Sprinkel Grace

Kay Sprinkel Grace

ay Sprinkel Grace, FAFP, Principal of Transforming Philanthropy, LLC in San Francisco, serves clients locally, nationally and globally.

She is the author of seven books: Beyond Fundraising (2nd Edition, 2005), Over Goal!, The Ultimate Board Member’s Book, Fundraising Mistakes That Bedevil All Boards( and Staffs, Too!), The AAA Way to Fundraising Success and The Busy Volunteer’s Guide to Fundraising. She is the co-author, with the late Alan Wendroff, of High Impact Philanthropy.

Kay speaks regularly at international conferences in Europe, North America and Australia. Her recent clients include the pubic media companies KQED, OPB and KPBS; Smuin Ballet (San Francisco); Opportunity Fund; Djerassi Resident Artists Program; National AIDS Memorial; and others.

In 2013, she was awarded the Henry A. Rosso Medal for lifetime achievement in ethical fundraising from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University, and in 2016 she was named in the first group of Distinguished Fellows by AFP.