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Jennifer Dieter (she/her/hers), CFRE, CPPM, has over 15 years of non-profit experience, the majority in fund development. She has worked with several small, grassroots organizations looking to maximize their resources by raising money in an effective, sustainable way. She understands small shop fundraising and the unique needs of a fundraising generalist. She is currently on the Minnesota Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals' (AFP) Board of Directors and Education Committee and involved with the Community Centric Fundraising (CCF) group in the Twin Cities. Jennifer has a Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy from Lawrence University. She became a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) in 2015 and completed the Certified Professional Project Manager (CPPM) program at St. Thomas in 2020. Visit Jennifer's LinkedIn page to learn more: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jenniferdieter/

Jennifer's expertise can help you: 

  • Create a resource-focused development plan to help maximize return on investment

  • Work with the board of directors, volunteers, and staff to build a culture of philanthropy including training 

  • Research and write grants 

  • Develop effective messaging and communications tools to increase donor engagement 

  • Copywrite for websites, direct mail, newsletters, brochures, digital media, and other collateral materials

  • Provide advice or direction around fundraising strategy or working with individual donors 

  • Evaluation of databases or other tools to manage donor information 

  • Guidance on data analysis and an evaluation structure to inform decisions and measure success 

  • Assist in creation of event plan for fundraising and/or cultivation events 

  • Leadership coaching and support 

  • Serve as interim development director at your organization