Posted by: Through the Eyes of Women | June 13, 2011

June 13, 2011 Host Amy Jester Speaks with Fundraising Expert Kim Klein.


Klein and Roth Consulting helps organizations build strong fundraising programs that are mission-driven. We provide practical, hands-on advice, grounded in social justice values.

If you need practical help choosing fundraising strategies, getting over your fear of asking for money, getting the board to raise money, creating a realistic fundraising plan, raising money in hard times, and more…

Kim Klein

Kim Klein is an internationally known fundraising trainer and has worked in all aspects of fundraising: as staff, as volunteer, as board member, and as consultant. She is best known for adapting traditional fundraising techniques, particularly major donor campaigns, to the needs of organizations with small budgets working for social justice.

Kim is the author of five books including her most recent, Reliable Fundraising in Unreliable Times. Her classic text, Fundraising for Social Change, now in its fifth edition, is widely used in the field and in university degree programs. She also wrote Fundraising for the Long Haul, Ask and You Shall Receive, and Fundraising in Times of Crisis, which was a runner up for the Terry McAdam Book Award. She is featured in a fundraising video, “Ready, Set, Raise”, produced by GIFT (Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training), and is the author of the “Dear Kim” column in the e-newsletter of GIFT, answering questions posed by readers.

Kim is a member of the Building Movement Project where she is currently working on a project called, “Talking about Taxes”. She writes a blog for the Building Movement Project, Kim has worked in all aspects of fundraising; as staff, as a volunteer, as a board member, and as a consultant. Widely in demand as a speaker, she has provided training and consultation in all 50 United States, five Canadian provinces and 21 other countries

Kim’s Blog

Building Movement Project

The Building Movement Project works to strengthen the role of US nonprofit organizations as sites of democratic practice and to advance ways nonprofits can significantly contribute to building movement for progressive social change. The Building Movement Project Team and staff are available for presentations and workshops throughout the country. To schedule a presentation and find out more about our fees, email To learn more about who we are and what we do, see About Us and our Projects page.


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