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Joe Waters

Joe Waters


Joe Waters has been working at the intersection of business, philanthropy, and marketing for thirty years.

He writes one of the web's leading fundraising blogs, Selfish Giving, and is the author of a popular bi- monthly newsletter for nonprofits on building win-win corporate partnerships.

Joe is the author of two books on corporate partnerships: Fundraising with Businesses: 40 New (and Improved!) Strategies for Nonprofits and Cause Marketing For Dummies.

He is a popular speaker on cause marketing, sponsorship, corporate partnerships, social media, and nonprofit branding.

Joe is an instructor in the New Strategies Program at Georgetown University, which helps nonprofits develop revenue-generation strategies.

Joe has written for many publications, including Huffington Post, Forbes, Mediapost, Fast Company,, Nonprofit Quarterly, Chronicle of Philanthropy, and Healthcare Philanthropy Journal.

He has been quoted in The New York Times, Reuters,, and The Nonprofit Times.

Joe lives in Massachusetts, U.S.A., has a wicked Boston accent, and is a fan of whichever Boston sports team is dominating the sports world.