Marcy Heim

The Artful Asker

Marcy Heim

After I heard Maya Angelou say, “You want to compose a good world — it’s an honorable and noble profession." I thought, "WoHOO!" This is the vision statement for everyone who creates genuine relationships to inspire the joy of investing in non-profit missions! We create a more generous world!

Marcy Heim lives to inspire generosity! She’s a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), Certified Professional Life Coach (PLCC), an author, rock band singer, major giving expert, and mom serving people who are dedicated to composing a good world.

As Founder and Principal of The Artful Asker, her coaching and consulting practice transforms people and organizations. She inspires people to have rewarding careers and joy-filled lives through the power and joy of generosity. In recognition of her inspiring presentations, Marcy earned the CASE Crystal Apple Award and is a recipient of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Outstanding Fundraising Professional award.

She’s a graduate of the AFP Master Teachers Academy and the University of Wisconsin - Madison with a Natural Sciences degree. She has raised and helped raise billions of dollars but she knows that everything begins with how we think about ourselves. Marcy motivates and inspires audiences of all sizes as she offers her greatest gift - the tools to manage your thinking and create a life of generosity!

The Artful Asker

The Artful Asker

With over two decades of advancement experience, Marcy brings a sincere respect and energy for the transforming impact philanthropy can have on our organizations and throughout our communities. Recognized as an excellent and entertaining presenter, she combines her experience with a large, public research university, a small independent school and a variety of clients into thoughtful workshops, keynotes and coaching.

Topics include:

➤ Major gift fundraising

➤ The power of mindset in giving and life success

➤ Engaging board, faculty and leadership in the development process

➤ Creative donor relations.

Her book, Empowering Your Board to Serve as Effective Development Ambassadors has become a leading tool for boards, faculty and leadership in both the US and Canada.

Specialties: Non-profit coaching in major gifts, staff motivation and retention programs, board development, fundraising planning.

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