Denise Kuhn - Principal, Southern California
Small to mid-size nonprofits
Denise comes to the Nonprofit Practice of OneAccord with 30 years of experience serving organizations that are making a difference in lives as diverse as junior high students and top media executives. She knows what it is like to approach a daring and bold vision with limited resources.
As an objective-driven, collaborative professional with a broad base of fundraising success, Denise is committed to helping a team stay focused on its mission, accomplish its purpose, and fulfill its hopes and dreams.
Building relationships with donors, facilitating their partnership in important and meaningful work, and training others to do the same, have been some of the most rewarding elements of her career. Denise is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University and lives in California with her husband.
United World Mission:“John and I can’t imagine reaching our support goal without your help. By this point, John is confident that he has the tools, training, and practice he needs to be effective.”Read More…
— Deputized Fundraiser
Mastermedia:“Denise has worked faithfully, professionally, and with a passion . . . and has given the most effective leadership to our Advancement efforts of anyone in the history of the ministry.”Read More…
— Founder and CEO
San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra: Denise worked with the executive director and the chair of the development committee of the board and together they…raised eight times as much money as what they had raised in recent years. Read More…
Micah House is an afterschool outreach to at-risk kids in a low-income, high-crime neighborhood:
“Receiving advice from Denise is priceless! …One of the things I learned from Denise was to communicate ‘impact’ with our supporters, not the ‘activities’ we do.”Read More…
– Dr. David Wilson | Executive Director
United World Mission:“…partnered with Denise Kuhn to rewrite curriculum and revamp training we give our new staff that will be raising funds…Denise would be an asset to any fundraising or development team or any organization that needs to improve the way they interact with their financial supporters and donors.”Read More…
– Jim Vitello