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"Jill Pranger is a consummate professional who is at the top of her profession. She got to know our organization from top to bottom… [more]"

–  Arthur Woodward
    Executive Director
    Flower City Habitat for Humanity

Fundraising About

Jill Pranger, ACFRE, on Planning versus Doing
“To take action feels good;
to take planned action creates results.”

As Founder and President of Pranger Philanthropic, Jill Pranger has 30 years of professional fundraising and not-for-profit management experience. Since founding the business in 2003, Jill has worked with organizations across the Northeast region. Additionally, Jill is an internationally sought-after trainer and keynote presenter in the areas of fundraising, the not-for-profit sector, organizational management and development, philanthropy, business networking, and working with volunteers.

In 2006, Jill earned her Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE) designation, an advanced certification held by only 100 people in the world. Jill is an Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Master Teacher and was the recipient of the 2006 Fundraising Executive of the Year Award from the AFP Genesee Valley Chapter, Rochester, New York.

As a volunteer, Jill serves on the ACFRE Certification Board and the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy.  She is a past Board Member of AFP International, AFP Great Smoky Mountain Chapter, Big Brothers / Big Sisters of Greater Rochester, and Lilac City Toastmasters.  She is Past President of the AFP Genesee Valley Chapter, the Junior League of Rochester, and Rochester Hearing and Speech Center, and has 35 years of continuing volunteer service with the American Red Cross.

Prior to establishing Pranger Philanthropic, Jill worked as a fundraising professional with the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, Highland Hospital Foundation, Planned Parenthood of the Rochester/Syracuse Region, Seneca Park Zoo Society, and National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

In her spare time, Jill teaches Yoga and Water Aerobics, golfs, sews, and skis.

Jill A. Pranger, ACFRE, is registered as Fund Raising Counsel in New York and Tennessee, and is in compliance with all filing requirements pertinent thereto.