Graphic Design, Marketing, and Fundraising


Ellen Moore Osborne

Graphic Design / Marketing/ Fundraising . . . Client List

Art Calendar


Be Unlimited


Buzzard Hollow Boys


Caring For Creatures


Catholic Charities USA


Conspire Magazine


Crandall, Dostie, Douglass Books


Crawford Saddles


Dynamic Literacy




Kid Pan Alley


Laurie Mitchell Employment Center


Love In Action


Mel White


Pax Christi USA


Shelter For Help In Emergency


St. Paul's Church, Put In Bay, Ohio




Terri Allard


The Other Side Magazine


The Progressive Christian


The Upper Room


The Witness


United Church of Christ News


Vocal, Inc.


Walk With Us


My Fundraising and NonProfit Management Experience

Magazine Design Advertising Design Special Projects Design/Marketing HOME

Summary of Qualifications


Progressive activist with talent in fundraising, design, marketing, and strategic planning. Proven organizational skills and success with conducting all aspects of marketing programs in order to attract and retain customers and donors. Results-oriented team player. Demonstrated ability to strengthen organizational structure and procedures to take small organizations into phase 2 of growth.


Core competencies and computer skills

Layout and Design

Strategic Planning for Programming Strategic Planning for Fundraising

Marketing Strategies and Analysis

Design Project Coordination

Grant Writing and Grant Reporting

Microsoft Office products

Adobe InDesign & Photoshop

Fundraising and Membership software



VOCAL, Inc. (Virginia’s Statewide Consumer-Run Mental Health Organization)

Director of Development, (part-time)   3/2009—present


  • Instituted the first Fundraising Campaign for the organization.

  • Supervised overhaul of, the organization’s website, and printed  marketing materials.

  • Instituted organizational structure for applying for grant opportunities and wrote successful grant applications for both government and private foundation grants.

  • Adopted and integrated membership and donor software into the organizational structure.

  • Led workshops on Organizational Development and Fundraising at Vocal’s Annual Conference and at independent seminars.

  • Chosen to lead the Capacity-Building Institute at Alternatives 2010, the National Consumer-Run Mental Health Conference, in October 2010.

  • Began to identify potential donors to VOCAL, Inc., raised number of donors from 0 to 265 in eighteen months (raising about $35k).

  • Conducted VOCAL’s first-ever direct-mail campaign.


Soulforce, Inc. (A National LGBT Organization)

                                       Director of Development   3/2004—12/2008


  • Increased donor income from $400,000 to over $1 Million per year.

  • Increased donor base almost ten-fold, from 772 individuals to 7,100 individuals.

  • Successfully wrote 21 grant proposals resulting in 15 new foundations supporting Soulforce.

  • Successfully adopted and integrated fundraising software into the organizational structure.

  • Partnered with new Executive Director and Board in strategic planning for growth.

  • Partnered with Young Adult leadership in developing a sustainable Young Adult program.

  • Wrote, designed, and arranged for printing and mailing of Direct Mail fundraising appeals, membership newsletters, and Annual Report.

  • Wrote copy and created photoshop images for web site when needed.

  • ncreased online giving by 900% through creative use of email and web-based campaigns.

  • Analyzed organizational data and produced quarterly reports for Executive Director, Board of Directors, major donors, and foundations.