Alison Rapping the President of Alison Rapping and Associates, a fundraising and strategy consulting firm that provides consult to community benefit organizations in the USA & Africa. (resides in CO & AZ) A recognized leader in the nonprofit community, she brings more than 25 years nonprofit experience to her work; She supports nonprofits & community collaborations to be effective, innovative and well-resourced. She specializes in board development, fund development, nonprofit management and program design and implementation. Ms. Rapping served as CEO of the Alliance for Arizona Nonprofits, where she oversaw the successful launch of this new statewide organization focused on promoting, supporting and serving Arizona’s nonprofit community. She invested 12 years of her professional career with HandsOn Greater Phoenix, a nonprofit dedicated to mobilizing volunteers and developing and managing innovative community programs. While at HOGP, she served on the National Board of Directors for HandsOn Network.
On behalf of Hands on Network, Alison traveled to Zimbabwe, South Africa, Korea, and the Gulf Coast to support & provide organizational development and fundraising training to organizations interested in creating HandsOn Network models of service. Ms. Rapping has served as the Vice Chair for the City of Phx Commission on Housing and Neighborhoods, been a member of the City of Phx Bond Committee, Chair of the City of Phx CDGB review panel, and has served on the Board of Directors for numerous community organizations. She was named one of The Business Journal’s ‘40 Under 40’ emerging leaders in 2002 and is a graduate of Valley Leadership. Ms. Rapping received her MPA from the UMASS-Amherst.
Specialties: Fundraising, Community& Organizational Development, Community Organizing, Strategic Planning, Coaching, Training, Certified "Emergenetics" Facilitator, Graduate/Facilitator "Creating the Future" Institute.
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