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Michelle Muri

Michelle Muri


Michelle Shireen Muri is a renowned speaker and thought leader in the realm of ethical fundraising. As the host of The Ethical Rainmaker podcast, she engages audiences with her insightful perspectives on fundraising practices. Beyond that, she is a Founding Co-Chair and Co-Founder of Community-Centric Fundraising, and the visionary behind Freedom Conspiracy, a boutique consultancy dedicated to nurturing values-aligned growth opportunities within communities of color and the organizations that support them.

With two decades of fundraising expertise under her belt, Michelle is deeply committed to making change quickly within our sectors. Her profound insights have earned her invitations to headline conferences across the globe, where she speaks to the dark history of the third sector, captivates attendees with her expertise. Organizations like the Decolonizing Wealth Project, ACLU, Planned Parenthood, League of Conservation Voters, The Highlander Center, WildSeed, Team Child and various other groups and conferences have sought her guidance to infuse their practices with ethical values and amplify their impact.

By partnering closely with her clients, she facilitates the alignment of their strategies with their core values, resulting in expanded audiences and increased funding. You can explore her impactful contributions through this link:

Michelle is an avid reader, super aunty, scuba-diver, gardener, salsa dancer and karaoke diva when the moment is right.