John Campbell is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) who brings passion, energy, and innovative thinking from more than 10 years of development and organizational management experience. Known as an engaging speaker and catalyst for organizational growth, John brings expertise in strategic planning, board development, fundraising, grant writing, governance, marketing and branding.
John founded FundED Strategies in 2018 to support schools, education nonprofits, and small to mid-size organizations start, scale, and sustain their fundraising programs. Prior to forming FundED Strategies, John served as Director of Advancement for Eagle Academy Public Charter School, the first exclusively early childhood public charter school in Washington, D.C. At Eagle Academy, John was responsible for the cultivation of over $5 million in strategic resources and partnerships which were designed to improve student success as well as organizational strategy. Most notably was a 2017 US Department of Education, Charter School Program Charter Replication/Expansion Grant to support the schools growing footprint. While at Eagle, John was instrumental in the formation of the Cassandra S. Pinkney Foundation, a private foundation formed after the passing of Eagle Academy’s founder. The Foundation’s mission was to make space for opportunity for all students. John served as the Foundation’s first Executive Director.
Previously, John has served several organizations as development director and executive director, where he was responsible for producing and implementing multimillion-dollar development and cultivation strategies.
As a volunteer, John serves as co-chair of the ProInspire Leadership Network, as a board member of Fihankra Akoma Ntoaso (FAN) and Nex^, as a trustee for Capital City Public Charter School, and is an active member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. John lives in Washington, DC, enjoys wine and traveling with his husband.
John graduated from Lebanon Valley College with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Economics, and earned his Master’s in Business Administration from the Kogod School of Business at American University.