Stephanie Sample

In 2016, Stephanie Sample founded Fundraising for The Future to serve the nonprofit sector across New Mexico and the United States with grant writing, philanthropic advising, and social enterprise consulting. FFTF has raised millions of dollars for nonprofits of all sizes working to expand their impact in sectors including education, health and human services, arts and culture, environmental advocacy, animal welfare and more. FFTF has engaged with funders to identify grant-readiness in nonprofit organizations, to conduct sector wide focus groups to determine capacity needs, clarify scholarship processes, fundraise for foundations, and establish endowments. FFTF draws on innovative perspectives, future’s thinking and creative energy to personalize philanthropic advising, grant writing,  and social enterprise services. Sample enjoys training nationwide on topics from fiscal sustainability to the impact of organizational culture on agency growth. You can find her teaching for The Association of Consultants to Nonprofits, Community foundations,  The Association of Fundraising Professionals, the Eastern and Southern Grants Forums, the University of New Mexico, and online at GrantStation.