Kay Sprinkel Grace, CFRE, (San Francisco CA)?is an internationally acclaimed independent consultant, speaker, facilitator, and writer. She has also been a core faculty member of the Fund Raising School since 1980. After successful careers in journalism and education, she became a development professional in 1979, working in several organizations before starting her own consulting firm in 1987. Since then, she has worked as trainer or consultant with thousands of nonprofit volunteers and professionals in the areas of board and staff leadership, planning, and capital and annual fundraising. Over?40 years as a volunteer--principally for Stanford University, where she received her BA and MA degrees and where she has been honored for her fundraising leadership--add perspective to this book. She is the author of Beyond Fund-Raising (Wiley) and the coauthor of High-Impact Philanthropy (Wiley).