Fundraising Objects

Michelle Muri


Strategist. Collaborator. Fundraiser. Coach. See current projects here:
Michelle is a passionate, effusive, and visionary leader, partnering with movement leaders, organizations, and institutions focused on inspiring social change both domestically and internationally through her consulting practice, Freedom Conspiracy. Her clients and collaborators include Edgar Villanueva and the Decolonizing Wealth Project and Vu Le and the Council for Community Centric Fundraising.

Michelle has a long record of success in strategy, relationship building, international public-private partnerships, growth, transition, and leadership. She secured the single largest gift to the immigrant rights movement in the US ($1.75M). Her fundraising records include the growth of one (NPO) organizational budget from $1.6M to $4.15M within four years with a 400% increase in number of major donors in the first year.

Michelle is a teacher, workshop facilitator and public speaker. She is Co-Chair of the Council for Community Centric Fundraising with Andrea Arenas, Co-Facilitator for Race in the For-Impact Sector with Laura Johnson, a member of the AFP Conference Planning Committee 2019/2020. She currently sits on the Board of the Sexual Violence Law Center.

Michelle enjoys helping individuals and organizations explore their emotional narratives around money and develop awareness of how those narratives affect the movements they serve.