Speaking and Training


Clay is a certified AFP Master Trainer and holds a Masters of Fine Arts degree in performance.  His dynamic presentations engage audiences and bring a sense of fun, while delivering actionable, informative content.  He has a particular knack for presenting  data and research concepts in an entertaining way (who else do you know who can talk about prospect research and data using Lego as a metaphor?  Or can fill the perfect prescription to cure the Data Allergic?)

Clay's sessions at international conferences, AFP chapters and nonprofit centers across the country and in workshops, trainings and meetings have consistently earned the highest rankings and rave reviews.

Click below to download more information about Clay's sessions and training  - or contact him to talk about customizing a specific training unique to your needs.


Rogare Critical Fundraising


The Rogare Critical Fundraising Report of Fundraising in the United States takes a hard look at the state of fundraising in the US.

Data-Driven Annual Fund


The Data-Driven Annual Fund, a workbook and guide on using data driven techniques to increase revenue in annual giving.

The Annual Fund Lab


The Annual Fund Lab, a semi regular blog on all things annual fund and general fundraising.  The Annual Fund isn't annual at all.