Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE is a fundraising visionary with 30+ years frontline development work helping organizations raise millions in support. Her award-winning blog showcases her practical approach, which earned her the AFP “Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year” award. Claire runs “Clairification School” online, teaches the CFRE course that certifies professional fundraisers, and is a regular contributor to Guidestar, NonProfit PRO, and Maximize Social Business.
Principal and fundraising/marketing consultant at Clairification School
Spent 30 years as an in-the-trenches development staff leader helping raise millions
AFP Fundraiser of the Year
Winner of the Best Nonprofit Blog award from Fundraising Success Magazine
Regular speaker for national organizations and leading conferences
Regular contributor for widespread and industry publications J.D.