Founder & Fundraising Coach
The Funding Seed
Nora Ellertsen is founder of The Funding Seed, a New Orleans-based company that teaches people how to raise money for non-profit groups. In the ten years she has worked in the non-profit and fundraising field, she has helped raise nearly a million dollars through grassroots fundraising, grant writing, event planning and major donor development. Through The Funding Seed, Nora applies the parable, “Teach a man to fish and he has food for a lifetime,” to fundraising. By coaching nonprofit staff, board members and volunteers, she works to make each organization confident, strategic and self-sufficient when it comes to raising money.