Tracy Vanderneck cares about mission and people. It is that simple. She cares about helping nonprofits deliver on their missions, whether that means working to save the environment, help homeless children, or bringing art to the community. And she is uniquely positioned to be able to help!
Tracy has over twenty years of experience in fundraising, business development, and sales. She holds a Master of Science in Management (MSM) with a concentration in Non-Profit Leadership, a Graduate Certificate in Teaching & Learning (CTL), and is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE). In 2017 she became an Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Master Trainer.
Tracy has worked on leadership teams for organizations with budgets from under $1 million to $15 million, in fundraising, public relations, and volunteer recruitment since 2006. She has experience in annual campaigns, grant writing, capital campaigns, strategic & development planning, board recruitment & training, prospect identification & screening, moves management, database RFPs and implementations, in-kind donations, event planning and management, third-party fundraising, case statements, gift acceptance policies, naming opportunities, and public relations. Tracy has also in-depth experience with analyzing gift data & trends, and using the resulting information to plan future action.
Current clients include foundations & organizations in the health, social service, faith-based, social justice, arts, LGBTQ+ services, animal welfare, and educational sectors. Recent projects include development department process evaluations, annual appeal writing, capital campaign preparation, case for support creation, board of directors self-evaluations and training.
Tracy is a blogger for NonProfit PRO. She serves clients via video as a Personal Fundraising Coach for Network for Good. She delivers group presentations and webinars for organizations such as: Planet Philanthropy, various community foundations, and Nonprofits First.
-Association of Fundraising Professionals member since 2007
-Chapter Board of Directors (2009 – 2016, 2019 - Present)
-2020 Chapter Board Vice Chair
-Past member of Ethics Committee, Scholarship Committee
-Past Committee Chair of: Mentor, Program, Communications, Diversity & Inclusion
-National Philanthropy Day Chapter Co-Chair 2019
-Member of AFP Global Content Advisory Committee
-Florida Nonprofit Alliance Member Consultant
-Nonprofits First Affiliate Consultant