Karen DeTemple is a dynamic fundraiser and super connector with over 25 years of experience with proven track record of success in all aspects of fundraising on a national, regional and local level working with arts, social service and other forward-thinking organizations. She has held senior fundraising positions in-house as well as served clients for the past 13 years as a consultant. Her expertise includes securing funding, strategic planning, influential relationship builder, activating and engaging leadership and partnerships, engaging the next generation of donors, aligning, activating and engaging key stakeholders, and managing all aspects of the strategic execution. She has consistently exceeded goals while adhering to timelines and within budget.
Since 2005 Karen has been the President of Karen DeTemple Consulting based in Boston, Massachusetts where she has focused on fundraising, strategic planning and events for numerous high level clients including AIDS Action Committee’s ARTcetera biennial art auction, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, among others. During this time she also co-Founder The Art of Change with Nicole Polletta. A consultancy that focuses on audience development for the international