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Kim Klein

Speaker, Author and Co-Founder, Grassroots Fundraising Journal

Kim Klein

Speaker, Author and Co-Founder, Grassroots Fundraising Journal

Biography

Kim Klein is an internationally known speaker and author, known for her ability to deliver information in a practical and humorous way. She has worked in all aspects of fundraising:  as staff, as a volunteer and as a board member and has helped thousands of grassroots organizations survive and thrive through tough political and economic realities. Kim is the author of five books including Reliable Fundraising in Unreliable Times, which won the McAdam Book Award in 2010. Her classic text, Fundraising for Social Change, now in a new 7th edition, is widely used in the field and in university programs. She co-founded the Grassroots Fundraising Journal in 1981 and was its publisher for 25 years. She has provided training and consultation in all 50 United States, five Canadian provinces and 21 other countries. She is a lecturer in the School of Social Welfare at the University of California Berkeley and serves on the board of the California Association of Nonprofits. Her current work is focused on the role nonprofits must play in creating fair and just tax policies and in the redistribution of wealth.