Bio Ian Adair
Simply put, Ian Adair builds successful nonprofits. Ian is a three-time nonprofit CEO; and a recognized expert in leadership, fundraising, and nonprofit management. Ian has raised tens of millions of dollars by focusing on ONE strategy - Winning Donor Attention.
Ian introduced the nonprofit sector to the concept of Attention-Focused Fundraising in order to help nonprofits break through the noise, improve donor retention and engagement, and win what donors value most- their time!
Ian is a speaker, author, and advocate concerning mental health awareness and addressing mental health in the workplace. Ian is the author of the book Stronger Than Stigma, A Call To Action - Stories of Grief, Loss, and Inspiration!
Ian's keynotes and training sessions are well known in the nonprofit industry for their high energy, radical candor, and humor. Ian is sought after for his tell it like it is style, tactical advice, and for tailoring every keynote and workshop to the needs of the audience in front of him.
Ian launched Strategy 27 to share the value of his experience with organizations and professionals struggling in an ever changing philanthropic landscape.
Conference keynotes and workshops.
Website, digital and social media content audit.
Board training and education
Employee recognition and engagement program development.
Mental health and wellness program design.
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Ian Adair builds successful nonprofits by winning donor attention, cultivating strong boards, and by revitalizing mission awareness with stakeholders and
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Areas of Expertise
Digital & Social Media
Employee Engagement & Retention
Mental Health Awareness
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
AFP Florida - Planet Philanthropy Conference, Keynote Speaker. June 5-7. St. Petersburg, FL.
StartEdUp Foundation National Summit, Speaker. June 30. Tampa, FL.
Million Dollar Round Table - Health Week, Speaker. July 26 & 27. Virtual Conference.
Cherokee Nation Annual Conference of Community Leaders, Speaker. August 6. Virtual Conference.
AFP Northeast Indiana - National Philanthropy Day, Keynote Speaker. November 1. Fort Wayne, IN.