Ask the Expert: The Power of Storytelling

Relationship-driven fundraising

Ask the Expert: The Power of Storytelling

with Tamela Spicer, Program Manager at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy

Stories have the power to move people to action! Knowing how to effectively identify, articulate, and share your story is key to impacting your community. All nonprofit executives, fundraisers, program staff, and board members can learn how to harness the power of storytelling to engage supporters. Join us for quick tips and conversation on how to elevate your storytelling for effective fundraising.

Join us live on July 28th at 10:00 AM CT or, register and the recording on-demand.


About the Presenter:

Tamela Spicer joined the Johnson Center in February 2016 and currently serves as a program manager. In this role, she specializes in board development, change management, fund development, strategic thinking, and is particularly skilled in working with faith-based organizations.

Previously, Tamela founded and served as the principal of a boutique consulting practice. She also served as a regional development director for The Salvation Army, regional director for the Arthritis Foundation, and executive director for Flat River Outreach Ministries.

Tamela serves on the board of directors for the Alliance for Nonprofit Management, and is active in Rotary. She is a former member of the Grand Rapids Jaycees and served as vice president for individual development with the Michigan Jaycees.

Tamela holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration and a Bachelor of Arts in religious education and theology from Aquinas College, as well as a master’s degree in communications from Spring Arbor University. In addition to her role at the Johnson Center, Tamela is a part-time faculty member in the School of Public, Nonprofit, and Health Administration at Grand Valley State University.

Tamela enjoys traveling (as much as possible), writing, and many nights at the symphony.


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