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Meet Clarinda

What makes Fundraising on a Mission stand out when compared with other services? Attitude, experience, and drive 


Clarinda brings practical fundraising solutions to nonprofits.  Her approach to development has empowered board members, staff and volunteers by taking the fear and mystery out of fundraising.  For over 27 years, Clarinda has worked with small and large nonprofits implementing strategies that increase individual and corporate prospects, cultivation and stewardship involvement and identifying areas for fundraising improvement.  Clarinda finds particular satisfaction in helping board members identify where their natural skill set will help further fundraising efforts. 


Her experience includes serving as the interim development director, capital campaigns, strategic planning, fundraising assessments, corporate sponsorships, membership drives, development of fundraising plans, special events, prospect identification, mentoring, donor solicitation and board trainings on fundraising. Learn more here.


Clarinda was a Founder of the Interim Development Director (IDD) team at the Nonprofit Association of Oregon.  The IDD team at NAO served the community between 2005 – 2018.  Clarinda continues to serve at NAO as a Verified Business Associate which includes consulting and interim services.

Clarinda's professional affiliations include:

  • The Association of Fundraising Professionals, Oregon & SW Washington Chapter - Board of Directors

  • The Nonprofit Association of Oregon - Co-founder of the Interim Development Directors Associates

  • Willamette Valley Development Officers - Leader Development Professional Affinity Group

  • NPN (Nonprofit Professionals Now) - Associate Consultant


To read, print, or download Clarinda's resume, click here.

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Ready to make positive fundraising change? Clarinda offers a free 20 minute phone consulation, click the "contact us" button to schedule an appointment. 
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