About the Author
KIM KLEIN is widely regarded as one of the most important figures in the field of grassroots fundraising, both as a writer and a practitioner. In great demand as a speaker and presenter, she has provided training and consultation in all 50 states and 16 countries. Klein specializes in training nonprofit organizations working for social justice with budgets of less than $1,000,000 in successful fundraising tech-niques. Klein began her fundraising career while studying to be a Methodist minis-ter and working in a shelter for battered women in San Francisco. Since then, she has been development director, board member, and volunteer for numerous organi-zations working for social change. Klein is the co-publisher of the Grassroots Fundraising Journal and the author of Fundraising for the Long Haul and Ask and You Shall Receive. Klein was named the 1998 "Outstanding Fundraising Executive of the Year" by the Golden Gate Chapter of the National Society of Fund Raising Executives. She now lives in Berkeley, California.