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About the Author
Gayle L. Gifford, president of the Providence, Rhode Island-based company, Cause & Effect, is one of fewer than 100 individuals in the U.S. who hold the advanced fundraising credential, ACFRE, issued by the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
She is the author of Meaningful Participation: An Activist's Guide to Collaborative Policymaking and a regular columnist for Contributions magazine.