Morrie Warshawski is a consultant, facilitator and writer who has spent 30 years specializing in the nonprofit sector. His work is characterized by a commitment to the core values of creativity, thoughtfulness, tolerance and transparency. Warshawski works with nonprofits that are having difficulty achieving their goals. He helps them reach their dreams through strategic planning


Long Range Strategic Planning-Design and
Implementation of the Planning Process
Facilitation of Meetings and Retreats
Research and Writing
Consulting on all Aspects of Nonprofit
Administration (board development, staff training,
grantsmanship, foundation relations)

Warshawski's clients represent an eclectic mix of agencies large and small, throughout the US. Recent assignments have come from: Habitat for Humanity San Francisco, President's Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, The National Endowment for the Arts, National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, Mississippi Arts Commission (for complete listing see RESUM…/CLIENTS page).

His writing/editing credits include: A STATE ARTS AGENCY PLANNING TOOLKIT (National Assembly of State Arts Agencies); creation of LESSONS LEARNED: A PLANNING TOOLSITE for the National Endowment for the Arts; SHAKING THE MONEY TREE: HOW TO GET GRANTS AND DONATIONS FOR FILM AND VIDEO, and THE FUNDRAISING HOUSEPARTY; and articles in a number of publications (Grantmakers in the Arts Newsletter, San Francisco Examiner, Foundation News and many others).

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Click here to listen to "How to Throw a Fundraising House Party" -a segment by Morrie Warshawski that first appeared on NPR's Marketplace Radio.

HOW TO FIND MONEY FOR DOCS, Carole Dean’s BlogTalk Radio 60 min. interview with me on February 4, 2015

Morrie's interview on Blog Talk Radio, May 5, 2009

Listen in on two NAMAC telesalon's hosted by Morrie about
"Breaking Through Assumptions about Boards" and "Strengthening the Board Chair/ED Relationship" available for your listening pleasure at:

this afternoon – a new book of thirty poems by Morrie Warshawski. Handmade paper covers, hand sewn, type set by hand, designed and printed on a Chandler & Price letterpress by Lisa Rappoport of Littoral Press in a limited edition of only 150 copies. Get yours signed by the author for $25 plus $4 postage. Use your credit card at Paypal or, send check to: Morrie Warshawski, 1480 Cedar Avenue, Napa, CA 94559. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS, please contact me first for a quote on your postage rate - $4 is for domestic orders only. “The voice is clear, individual, bemused, amusing… I love the way you look around you and bring everything in. The things that fit, the things that don’t fit. The things that surprise. Love the way you turn it all into love… Congratulations!”

SHAKING THE MONEY TREE: The Art of Getting Grants and Donations for Film and Video Projects - 3rd Edition - now ON SALE!. This 3rd edition- completely rewritten, with a foreword by Barbara Kopple and sidebars by 15 experts in the field, has just been published. Order now and get a 25% discount off the cover price of $26.96! You can use your credit card at Paypal or, send check or money order for just $20.21, plus $4 postage = $24.21 to: Morrie Warshawski, 1480 Cedar Avenue, Napa, CA 94559. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS, please contact me first for a quote on your postage rate - $4 is for domestic orders only.
Read a review of SHAKING... at Charity Channel

You can order your signed copies now.
Use Paypal, or send $19.95 per copy plus postage ($4 first copy, $1 each additional copy) to: Morrie Warshawski, 1480 Cedar Avenue, Napa, CA 94559).

Read a recent review of THE FUNDRAISING HOUSEPARTY at Step by Step Fundraising:


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