Pam Grow

Pamela Grow is publisher of the popular "Grow Report," a weekly newsletter geared to providing small nonprofit organization with fast and easy fundraising tools, author of "Five Days to Foundation Grants" and creator of the Grants System, one of the first Internet-based programs for helping nonprofits build their grant funding.

Author, coach, copy-writer, and nonprofit marketing consultant, Pamela is the author of "Five Days to Foundation Grants." She's been featured by the Chronicle of Philanthropy and the Foundation Center. She's the founder of #smNPchat on Twitter - the only Twitter chat geared specifically to the small nonprofit development shop - and she co-hosts Small Shop a regular column of Fundraising Success Magazine. She is a regular contributor to Sofii, the showcase of fundraising innovation and inspiration, and Charity Channel. Pamela has presented at the annual Nonprofit Technology Conference , the New Jersey Association for Grant Professionals, and Network for Good's 911 webinars.

Pam segued from six years working in programming and communications at a regional grantmaking foundation to the world of fundraising 11 years ago. In her first position as a 15-hour a week development director for an agency with a $3 million dollar budget, she increased individual giving by 25% - while reducing costs by 31% - and increased foundation funding by an astonishing 93%. She's raised over $10 million in funding since then and has been positioning small nonprofit organizations on the path to sustainable funding ever since with her "Simple Development Systems" of donor-centric fundraising methods.