Maeve Strathy - Nonprofit Storytelling Conference

Maeve Strathy
Fundraising Strategist

Maeve Strathy

I am an incredibly passionate - bordering on geeky - fundraiser.

I work as a Fundraising Strategist at Blakely Inc., providing strategy to my clients on integrated direct response campaigns (mail, email, video, and beyond!), with a growing expertise in - and no shortage of passion for - mid-level giving.

Prior to joining the team at Blakely, I worked in educational fundraising - first, building a young alumni giving program at Trinity College School, and second, developing a mid-level giving program at my alma mater, Wilfrid Laurier University.

In my spare time, I like to cook, tweet, snuggle with my cats, and write for my blog

My favorite storyteller is...

...Wally Lamb. My favourite book has been the same for 10+ years -- She's Come Undone by Wally Lamb. I've read it 3-4 times and every time it gets under my skin... in a good way. Wally Lamb tells the protagonist's story in the most captivating way; I often have to shake myself when reading it and remind myself: I am not the character. When I finish it, I feel full... full of satisfaction, full of emotion, full of inspiration, full of hope. That's why Wally Lamb is my favourite storyteller.

Connect with me online:


twitter: ​​@fundraisermaeve

Connect with me in person:

I'll be presenting at the 2016 Nonprofit Storytelling Conference.  

Come join me. Click here