Jason Rieckewald-Schmidt

Jason Rieckewald-Schmidt

Database and Fundraising

Expertise: Jason designs and implements improvements in the nuts and bolts of fundraising.  He provides practical help in identifying key prospects, story telling for prospective donors, and especially setting up donor database solutions.  Jason is also skilled in helping organizations use online social media to engage their audiences.

Experience: Jason has served as an Associate Director for Fundraising for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, specializing in moderate income individual donors.  In one recent fundraising cycle, he successfully raised over half a million dollars for the organization from this pool.  Jason also has managed the donor data management department of City Team, one of the larger nonprofits in the Bay Area.  He oversaw a database with over 200,000 donors, 1 million transactions, and $10 million in donations per year.  Jason is an expert in a number of donor management software, including Raiser's Edge and SalesforceHis Salesforce expertise includes being a Certified Sales Cloud consultant.

Education: Jason graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo with a B.S. in Business Administration.  He is a certified Salesforce Administrator.

What Jason finds compelling:

  • Aid efforts for women in crisis
  • Leadership development, especially of youth
  • Training others in the effective use of technology