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T Clay Buck 2021

T. Clay Buck, MFA, CFRE


Clay is a dynamic speaker and teacher and an internationally recognized thought leader in fundraising and nonprofit management. He is an experienced frontline fundraiser with over three decades of leading successful individual giving programs.

Now an independent consultant and the founder of TCB Fundraising (, Clay's expertise is on the intersection of data and systems and fundraising storytelling.  He has held the CFRE designation since 2010, is an AFP Certified Master Trainer, and was recently named among the top 20 charity influencers online.  He holds the Certificate in Philanthropic Psychology, with Distinction, from the Institute for Sustainable Philanthropy.  A frequent speaker, trainer, and author, Clay makes his home in Las Vegas, Nevada where he teachers fundraising and strategic planning in the Fundraising/Nonprofit Certificate programs and graduate school at University of Nevada, Las Vegas (