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MEET OUR COACHES

For more than twenty-four years, J. Milito & Associates has partnered with organizations to retain, renew and upgrade their donors to help build sustainable fundraising programs.

We are not your ordinary consultants. We are your coach. Your extra set of eyes, ears and hands. Your Partner. Your partner in success!

Our lead coaches are:

Janice Fonger, Vice President
Janice has spent more than thirty years in the non-profit sector. She has been on the front line, in the development office, in the board room, and in the executive director’s chair. She knows fundraising in small nonprofits and rose to the many challenges including creating new annual fundraising strategies, building an endowment during a recession, securing and maintaining needed public and private grant funding, as well as caring for and nurturing donor relationships. Janice has served on numerous non-profit boards and is a past President of the Association of Fundraising Professionals West Michigan Chapter.

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“It is a blessing to share my experiences and expertise with so many amazing Nonprofit organizations. There is great joy in connecting the passion of a donor with an organization that makes our world a better place.”

 

Bev Crandall-Rice, Project Manager & Fundraising Consultant
Bev has more than twenty years of non-profit fundraising experience in non-profit organizations in West Michigan. Bev’s experience spans across mental health services, child & family prevention programs, inner-city services supporting infants to seniors, and affordable housing. Bev has managed capital campaigns and is experienced in corporate donor relations, major gifts and annual giving, and strategic fund development. Bev holds a master’s degree in Human Ecology from Michigan State University focusing on Community Development.

Bev now enjoys helping a variety of non-profit organizations at J. Milito & Associates who helps build strong fundraising programs through telephone outreach and consulting services.

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“I have a teaching spirit, and I feel it is our responsibility to mentor others. I also love to help non-profit organizations build capacity and raise more funds to support their mission.”

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Suite 2
Grand Rapids, MI 49544
616.453.8711