About Us

Vincent F. Connelly, President – Connelly & Assoc. Fundraising, LLC

In Fundraising since 1985, Vince has personally directed comprehensive Capital Campaigns, Endowment Campaigns, Major Gifts Campaigns, Feasibility & Planning Studies, and Development/Fundraising Audits/Assessments for local and national clients. For a complete and updated list of clients since the founding of Connelly & Assoc. Fundraising, LLC in 2004, please click here.

Vince graduated with a B.A. in History from Goucher College, and also earned a Certificate in Fundraising Management from Goucher College. He worked as Goucher’s Director of Class Giving and Phonathons, and under his direction the College experienced its highest total annual giving up to that point, as well as its best alumni participation in a decade.

Vince is an active Board Member of AFP-MD (The Association of Fundraising Professionals, Maryland Chapter), and served as AFP-MD’s President in 2003 and 2004. He is a past Board Member of the Chesapeake Planned Giving Council (CPGC) and APRA-MD (The Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement, Maryland Chapter), and previously served on the AHP (Association for Healthcare Philanthropy) Mid-Atlantic Regional Cabinet. Vince is also an associate member of Maryland Nonprofits (MANO), and served on the Advisory Board for the Fundraising Certificate Program at Goucher College.

Vince’s recent volunteer activities include: AFP-MD National Philanthropy Day (Sponsorship Chair), and the Northfield Mount Hermon School Alumni Fund (Class Gift Co-Chair), AFP-MD Harford Celebration of Philanthropy (Sponsorship Chair) and the Annual Anne Arundel Celebration of Philanthropy Awards Luncheon. He also serves as a volunteer for many of his former clients.

When needed, Vince draws upon expert leaders in the areas of Planned Giving, Prospect Research, Direct Mail and Design to assist his clients.