Danielle Klainberg

dDanielle Klainberg – Senior Associate

Danielle has over 20 years of experience in the not-for-profit sector. She has held various leadership positions at local, national, and international non-profits, including Amnesty International, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Oxfam America, and WGBH. She has a strong track record in fund development with particular expertise in working with institutional funders, as well as in major gifts, and campaigns, and a wealth of experience in non-profit management, strategic planning, program and project design, coaching, grant making, and evaluation. Throughout her career, Danielle has secured over $93 million as a staff leader and she has contributed to raising several millions more as a consultant.  She has worked with a range of organizations from small and start-up NGOs to larger, complex organizations covering a range of issues including: economic and social development; human rights; religion; global health; medical research; humanitarian relief; the arts; education; public media; and technology.

In 2007, Danielle launched her consulting career, focusing on building and strengthening the capacity of small and medium-sized not-for-profits particularly in program and project design, training and coaching, grant making and evaluation, and direct mail and online marketing. Clients include:  Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston, Council on Foundations, Facing History & Ourselves, Firelight Foundation, From the Top, Mass. Audubon Society, Perkins School for the Blind, and World Education.

Danielle has been invited as a speaker and trainer at a number of local, national and international conferences, such as: Association of Fundraising Professional’s Annual Meeting and Basics courses, AI’s Regional and Global Skillshares, Corporation for Public Broadcasting Workshops; and PBS’ and National Public Radio’s Development Conferences. She is currently the founding chair of the Advisory Committee for the JCC/Diller Foundation’ Youth Leadership Program and regularly volunteers with her family at the JFCS Family Table and she has been active volunteer over the years in her local PTO and school Council. She has also served on the board of directors for Congregation Dorshei Tzedek, the Newton Schools Foundation, and Oxfam America


Danielle holds an M.A. from Columbia University’s School of International Affairs and a B.A. from Brandeis University.

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