T. Clay Buck, CFRE


 Founder and Chief Tactician

Proven Experience

 Clay is an experienced fundraiser with proven experience in all aspects of development. He has particular expertise in developing the systems and infrastructure that support donor-centered fundraising, particularly with individual donors and annual giving. Having been both a front-line fundraiser at several nonprofits across the country and a consultant for large, national firms, he brings a unique perspective on developing and crafting fundraising programs that really work.  

Recognized Leader

Clay has held the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation since 2010, is a certified Master Trainer and was recently named among the top 20 Charity Influencers online.  He has been a member of the Advsisory Board for Rogare, the fundraising think tank, for which he co-authored the United States Critical Fundraising Report.   He is also the author of The Data-Driven Annual Fund and is a frequent speaker and trainer.  He teaches in the Fundraising and Nonprofit Management Certificate programs at the 

University of Nevada, Las Vegas.