Kay Sprinkel Grace is a widely respected consultant to nonprofits and NGOs. The author of seven books on fundraising and leadership of the nonprofit sector, she speaks globally on these topics. She has taught leadership of the fundraising process to countless boards and staff members as well as at conference sessions throughout the US and in Prague, Bratislava, Warsaw, Tbilisi, Moscow, London, Paris, Stockholm, The Netherlands and Australia.
Her leadership teaching is strongly influenced by her experience, particularly in working with organizations in transition, as well as by her mastery of leadership principles from business and public sector leaders including John W. Gardner, Peter Drucker, Jim Collins and Jim Kouzes. Her undergraduate degree is in Journalism and her Master’s degree is in Curriculum and Teacher Education, both from Stanford University. She has worked professionally in the nonprofit/NGO sector for 35 years.