Stacie Stevens-Venhuizen

Creative and highly motivated development professional with entrepreneurial passion, drive and vision! More than 10 years experience and expertise in generating revenue and increasing support base for nonprofit and for profit organizations. Skilled in building relationships and acknowledged as an impeccable networker ~ establishing vital contacts with community and corporate leaders, family foundations, individual donors and distinguished philanthropists, together with all media channels.

Experience: Annual Giving ~ Benchmarking ~ Capital Campaigns ~ Cause Marketing ~ Community Outreach ~ Corporate Sponsorships ~ Development ~ Direct Mail Fundraising ~ Donor Relations ~ Event Management ~ Fundraising ~ Grant Proposal Writing ~ Marketing/Communications ~ Meeting Planning ~ Membership and Member Retention ~ Networking ~ Nonprofit Collaborations ~ Planned Giving ~ Press Releases ~ Prospect Identification ~ Public Relations ~ Special Events (Auctions, Galas, Golf Outings, Trade Shows & Expos) ~ Stewardship ~ Strategic Planning ~ Vendor Negotiations & Relations ~ Volunteer Recruitment, Retention and Training.

Accomplishments:

Acquired Corporate Sponsorships

Awarded New Computer Lab

Created An Innovative Silent Auction Concept

Established Honorary and Memorial Giving

Expanded Expo To Include Class Demonstrations & Technology Exhibit

Increased & Improved Holiday Cause Fundraising Campaign

Initiated Alumni, Board, Faculty and Staff Giving

Instituted Year-End Appeal & Newsletter

Introduced Grant Reporting Launched Corporate Matching Gifts

Originated Student Hardship FundProficient on Foundation Center

Produced Inaugural Honorary Gala

Recruited Volunteers

Re-Engaged Lapsed Donors

Secured Auction Items

  • Work
    • Development Consultant
  • Education
    • Davenport University