"Without hesitation, I would always recommend Deanna Ackerman to any

non-profit organization for donor development consulting. If your organization is struggling, she will help you get back on track. And, if your non-profit is doing well, she will always find a way to make it even better."

Stephanie Kirby, Executive Director, Eye Care 4 Kids

Meet Deanna

I'm an award-winning, nonprofit consultant with a distinguished track record that includes 25 years of experience. Consulting has been my career for nearly two decades and my work with CEOs and Executive Directors has improved their charities and brought them millions of dollars. Utilizing key strategies, I work closely with CEOs and Executive Directors to help them build and sustain high performing nonprofits.


I’ve presented at conferences across the country and trained thousands of nonprofit professionals.

I frequently write for industry publications and contribute articles to Charity Channel, NTEN, and Advancing Philanthropy.


A couple more facts about me

  • United State Air Force Veteran  

  • Co-founder of a shelter for homeless pregnant women

  • Past board member for Vegas PBS, Nevada Volunteers, and Dress For Success Southern Nevada

  • Past member, Vegas Golden Knights Foundation, Advisory Council

  • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE)

  • AFP Master Trainer


  • Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year  Sierra Nevada AFP Chapter

  • Top 100 Women of the Year MYVEGAS Magazine 

  • Distinguished Women in Nevada in recognition for outstanding professional and community achievements

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