Justin Streiff

Justin is a Partner at American Philanthropic, a consulting firm whose mission is to strengthen civil society by improving the effectiveness of charitable foundations and nonprofit organizations. Justin provides full-service strategic consulting to nonprofits, with a particular emphasis on development department management. Prior to joining American Philanthropic, Justin served for several years as the director of development with the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE). During his tenure there, FEE experienced average annual growth of 30%. Justin continues to direct FEE’s annual fundraising growth and strategy through his work at American Philanthropic. Prior to FEE, Justin led the fundraising program for the Goldwater Institute in Arizona. He has also directed nationwide fundraising efforts for dozens of political campaigns, PACs, and non-profits. Earlier in his career, Justin managed Congressional campaigns and worked on public policy issues in the U.S. Senate. To-date, Justin has been involved in raising over $100 million through major gifts, capital campaigns, foundation grants, independent expenditures, planned giving, and direct response fundraising, including phone and mail programs. Justin grew up in northern New Jersey and Saint Louis, and is a graduate of the University of Missouri with a B.S. in public policy. He lives in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife and four children.

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It’s the most important time of the year

We’re staring down December and praying for a successful end-of-year campaign. Does that mean we’re entering our “most important” month?

Bottom-up planning

Planning for your organization’s growth next year should begin now—and it should be bottom-up, rather than top-down.

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How to recover revenue from canceled fundraising events

You’ve likely had to cancel a fundraising event (or many) as a result of COVID-19. You can’t simply lose that revenue, but how can you regain event-based revenue?

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Major gifts fundraising in the midst of global shutdown

A virus runs rampant. Wall Street is in a free fall. Cities are in shutdown. Airplanes are grounded. And you still need to raise money—but how?

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Coronavirus and fundraising: don’t change anything

Preparing for quarantine? Wondering how COVID-19 will affect your fundraising strategy? It shouldn’t.