Keith Hopkins, CFRE, has worked in and with the nonprofit community for over twenty-three years. Keith’s career experience includes work in higher education and health care where he was employed in teaching, administration, and fund development. Additionally, Keith was employed with a mid-sized, regional consulting firm that provided fund development services to nonprofit organizations throughout the Midwest.
His experience has provided Keith with vast exposure to a wide variety of nonprofit organizations and the funding challenges they face. He has worked with churches, colleges, athletic organizations, libraries, hospitals, social service agencies, religiously-based organizations, camps, arts organizations, and museums.
Keith founded Hopkins Fundraising Consulting in 2007. He is an active community volunteer, a graduate of Leadership Grand Rapids, past Board Chair of the West Michigan Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and serves on the Advisory Board of the Grand Rapids Community Foundation, and the board of the Thornapple Valley Baseball League.
Keith has attended numerous workshops and conferences, including courses at the University of Indiana-Purdue’s School of Fundraising. He is a frequent presenter and speaker and recently served as an editor for the Michigan Nonprofit Manual. Keith holds degrees from Hope College and Ohio University.