Academy of American Poets – New York, NY
The Bay Institute – Novato, CA
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area – San Francisco, CA
Brakeley Briscoe – San Mateo, CA
City of Palo Alto – Palo Alto, CA
Compass High School – San Mateo, CA
CuriOdyssey – San Mateo, CA
Dance Palace Community Center – Point Reyes Station, CA
Firebird Youth Chinese Orchestra – San Jose, CA
Friends of the San Francisco Public Library – San Francisco, CA
George Mark Children’s House – San Leandro, CA
GreatNonprofits – Redwood City, CA
Haight Ashbury Free Medical Center – San Francisco, CA
Housing Choices Coalition – San Jose, CA
International Museum of Women – San Francisco, CA
The Mexican Museum – San Francisco, CA
The Names Project Foundation – San Francisco, CA
Pathways Home Health & Hospice – Sunnyvale, CA
Petersen Automotive Museum – Los Angeles, CA
Public Library of Science – San Francisco, CA
Redwood City Library Foundation – Redwood City, CA
Ruth Boerefijn – Oakland, CA
San Francisco Choral Society – San Francisco, CA
San Mateo Public Library Foundation – San Mateo, CA
Seton Medical Center Foundation – Daly City, CA
SF SPCA – San Francisco, CA
Stanford Medicine, Medical Center Development – Stanford, CA

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area

Big Sister Amy with Little Sister Hazel, matched March 2009

Client’s mission: to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

“Laura is a veteran of the domain of philanthropy, where she has been engaged with a variety of human service and cultural institutions. She knows the world of corporate philanthropy from many years of fundraising work. She is also a gifted thinker, a strong communicator, and a person of deep values.”
– John Kreidler, former Executive Director,
Cultural Initiatives Silicon Valley

“Your strategic sense, excellent writing skills and superb research abilities have been invaluable. I am so impressed with your professional manner, easy work style and ability to engage with the diverse group of staff and volunteers. Our work together has been great fun.”
– Katherine Bella, CFRE, former Chief Executive Officer,
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area

“Laura is a talented writer and excellent editor. Among her strengths is her marketing skills, and the ability to match institutional needs to funder interests. She maintains a high level of personal initiative and always manages to handle additional assignments with grace and goodwill.”
– Judy Prokupek, CFRE, former Director of Development,
California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco Botanical Garden Society

“Through your efforts, the SF SPCA has raised significantly more grants and gifts than in previous years, and your experience with corporate sponsorship has helped shape our corporate giving program.”
– Tina Ahn, former Vice President of Development,

“Thank you for your intuitive, thoughtful and precise talent. You are a joy to work with.”
– Ruth Boerefijn, Site-specific artist and Artist Educator

“The results of Laura’s excellent work will be felt for a long time to come.”
Ken Sommer, Director of Advancement,
George Mark Children’s House