Fundraising Consultants for Gift Supported Institutions

Jill Curran

Senior Consultant

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Jill B. Curran joined Semple Bixel Associates, Inc. in 1989. She managed a $2.4 million Capital Campaign for Saint Joseph High School in Metuchen, New Jersey, following her direction of a $7.5 million Capital Campaign..  In addition, she served as general counsel for the McAuley School for Exceptional Children, Watchung, overseeing the completion and success of the school’s first $1.5 million Capital Campaign and their newly inaugurated Annual Fund Campaign. Her clients have included: Union County Educational Services Foundation, Highland Park Library, St. Vincent Martyr Church and Summit Public Library.

Ms. Curran’s experience includes:

  • Feasibility Studies, Capital and Annual campaign management
  • Fundraising and Leadership Workshops
  • Case Statement Writing
  • Individual, Corporate and Foundation Prospect Research
  • Development Office Structuring
  • Cultivation and Stewardship Planning and Implementation
  • Donor Base Development
  • Volunteer Recruitment
  • Event Planning

Ms. Curran is a co-founder of the Clark Education Fund, Inc., a private foundation established to support and enhance the educational programs of the Clark Public School District.  She is a past president of the Clark Board of Education and currently serves as a Board member.  She is also a member of the Association for Fundraising Professionals (AFP), New Jersey Chapter. She received her B.A. from Montclair State University.  She lives in Clark, New Jersey with husband Christopher and two children.