Karin Cox, MFA
Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Creative Officer
Specializing in major gift and campaign fundraising, Karin is the author of Fundraising Leadership: The Essential Guide for Nonprofit Board Members Who Want to Make a Lasting Difference and a co-author of $231 Billion Raised and Counting with Bob Hartsook and Matthew J. Beem. She developed the widely adopted Cox Grid, which was first presented in her “Fundraising Events” chapter in Fundraising Practices and Principles, the definitive fundraising text published by Jossey-Bass.
Karin consults with nonprofit organizations of every size and scope and has helped them raise millions of dollars. She is a frequent presenter at national, regional and local conferences and events. She has served in leadership roles in nonprofit and business sectors including work with a $100+ million campaign; was one of America’s top spokespeople in the field of child abuse prevention; and is a member of the National School Foundation Association’s Council of Advisors whose primary role is to support the national advance of K-12 education foundations.
Karin has a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Women’s Impact Network.