Areas of expertise

Jennie is a thoughtful and strategic fundraising consultant who carefully considers the unique circumstances surrounding each client.

She has counseled a diverse client base of colleges, camps, social service organizations, and congregations to meet and exceed their financial and leadership goals. Her primary areas of expertise include:

Capital Campaigns, Annual Fund, Strategic Planning, Congregational Campaigns

Recent Clients Served

  • Oesterlen Services for Youth, Springfield OH
  • Massanetta Springs Camp and Conference Center, Massanetta Springs VA
  • Lutherlyn, Prospect PA
  • Bethel Reformed Church, Sheldon IA
  • St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Port St. Lucie FL
  • Messiah Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne IN
  • St. John’s Lutheran Church, Fremont OH
  • First English Lutheran Church, Richmond VA

About Jennie

“[Jennie] did an outstanding job of connecting all stakeholders …and helping to communicate the vision. Her personal touch resonated with all groups and committee members.”

“We felt very fortunate to have Jennie Wolf Smith as our consultant. She did an outstanding job, was prompt at answering our multiple questions…and helped us with a successful campaign.”

Jennie provides consulting services in areas of annual, capital, major and planned gift programs, strategic planning, Board development, and engaging volunteers. She has extensive experience in growing annual support, developing successful direct mail and marketing initiatives, facilitating an effective call center, and training volunteers in response to a changing climate of charitable giving.

Equipped with more than 25 years of fundraising experience, a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) credential, and governing board service across a diverse landscape of nonprofit organizations, Jennie brings a wealth of knowledge to each client. She holds a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership, which complements her professional experience.

Jennie lives in Toledo, Ohio with her husband, Paul, and their three children: Mullin, Annika, and Amira. Jennie volunteers as a NICU cuddler at Ebeid Children’s Hospital in Toledo and as an Endowment Trustee for Olivet Lutheran Church in Sylvania OH.

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Contact our team to learn more about the variety of ways we can help non-profits and congregations get to the next level. With a successful track record of over 40 years of fundraising and consulting, we have the tools, knowledge, and experience to help you and your organization succeed.