About

The Nonprofiteer is Kelly Kleiman, principal of NFP Consulting, which provides Board development, strategic planning and fund-raising services to charities and philanthropies.  Through her consulting practice and in her guise as The Nonprofiteer, Kelly has spent the past 20-plus years helping small and mid-sized nonprofits organize themselves better and raise more money.  These days she focuses especially on helping them create systems for using high-skill volunteers.

Kelly is also a lawyer and freelance journalist whose reportage and essays have appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor and other dailies; in magazines including In These Times and Chicago Philanthropy; in the alternative press; and on websites including the Huffington Post.  Her work is also broadcast regularly on Chicago Public Radio.

Earlier in her career she was dean of admissions of IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and Executive Director of the Chicago Children’s Choir, and practiced real estate and zoning law with the firm of Rudnick & Wolfe.

Kelly holds undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Chicago. She was a founding Board member of the Association of Consultants to Nonprofits and also served for 5 years on the Board of the Association for Women Journalists–Chicago.

She can be reached at KellyNFP@yahoo.com.

7 Responses to “About”

  1. Pua Ford Says:

    I’m catching up… where’s the “Blog Info” for subscriptions? –p

  2. Nonprofiteer Says:

    In the upper right-hand corner, in pale blue against the dark blue backdrop, there’s a “Blog Info” icon–please click it to subscribe. Thanks!

  3. morgan Says:

    Nonprofiteer, I have a question to submit to your column, but can’t find an email address. Please help!

  4. Nonprofiteer Says:

    As you’ll see, I’ve added an “e-mail me” link at the top right of the page, as well as listing my e-mail address on the “About” page. If you submit your letter today, I may be able to get it into this week’s “Dear Nonprofiteer.”

  5. M Junaid Khan Says:

    I came across your article in Huffington Post by chance since i was searching for some article on the Full Body Scanners in US airport. Anyways, since the article was convincing enough, i landed here at your website and now you got a very avid follower. I will follow it for sometime and explore further before dropping you an e mail. inshAllah.
    Keep up the good work!

  6. Good & Gasp #4 – Scaling Social Enterprises, iPhone Guilt, Ethical Rankings, Philanthropy Limits « Good Generation Says:

    […] Gist: Kelly Kleiman from The Nonprofiteer had a nice discussion on SSIR blog asking essentially why foundations […]

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