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I love fundraising, I'm really good at it, and I can help you. 

Philadelphia Zoo
Do you want to get big gifts?

Valerie M. Jones Associates (VMJA) can teach you how.  I can find new donors, write your grants, grow your board, lead your retreat and develop your elegantly simple strategic plan. 


Other firms offer similar services. It’s not what I do. It’s how I do it that sets me apart.


VMJA is boutique, not retail. I choose my clients as carefully as they choose me. I invest my talent with smart, dynamic nonprofits that face change fearlessly. VMJA remains a resource for years to come.


Certified Fund Raising Executive

I’ve spent more than 25 years helping my nonprofit clients secure major gifts, launch capital campaigns, and plan their futures. I have coached highly respected board and staff leaders. But I also love the nitty-gritty of fundraising, from prospect research to writing successful grant proposals and appeals. Using my Nonprofit Hero method, I have taught thousands of volunteers and professionals to ask for gifts in ways that are authentic and comfortable, inspired and successful. Check out this video to learn more about my talks and trainings. To learn more about my experience and credentials, click the button below.

What I Can Do For You


Capital Campaigns

Strategic Planning

Talks & Webinars

Board Retreats

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Marc Goldberg

Vice President, Marketing


“VMJA is a treasure, a powerhouse, a committed resource. Boundless energy  combined with thoughtful intelligence that delivers results. Highly principled and purely service oriented.”

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Eileen Heisman

President and CEO

National Philanthropic Trust

VMJA demystifies the fundraising process, demonstrating how everyone, including volunteers, can experience the thrill of yes.

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