Joe Garecht is a nonprofit fundraising consultant, author, speaker, and founder of The Fundraising Authority and The Non-Profit Fundraising Digest. He has been a professional fundraiser for over a decade, and during that time, has served as a development director, executive director, and fundraising consultant to numerous nonprofits and political campaigns. As the executive director of Business Leadership Organized for Catholic Schools (BLOCS), Joe led the effort to raise $50 million in endowments for individual schools, raise $4 million yearly in scholarship funds, and modernize the fundraising capabilities of over 175 parochial schools in the Philadelphia region. Joe is the author of How to Raise More Money for Any School, The Silent Auction Handbook, The School Fundraising Formula, and Raising Money Without Going Crazy. All four books are available on Amazon. For more great information on how to raise money, visit Joe on the web by visiting thefundraisingdigest.com.