Keynote Speaker
Keynote Speaker

Qgiv Fundraising Lab
Qgiv Fundraising Lab

NPSC - Orlando, FL.
NPSC - Orlando, FL.

Keynote Speaker
Keynote Speaker

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Ian Adair builds successful nonprofits by winning donor attention, cultivating strong boards, and by revitalizing mission awareness with stakeholders and

community partners.


Book your keynote or workshop today! 


Ian Adair - Global Leadership & Fundraising Expert, and Charity Industry Influencer 




  • Twitter: @ianmadair

  • Instagram: @ianmadair

  • LinkedIn:

 Bio Ian Adair

Simply put, Ian Adair builds successful nonprofits. Ian is a three-time nonprofit CEO, leadership, and fund development expert, who 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 donor 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.

Services Include:

  • Conference keynotes and workshops.

  • Strategic planning 

  • Website, digital and social media content audit.

  • Board training and education

  • Employee recognition and engagement program development.

  • Mental health and wellness program design.

Ian on Fundraising, Leadership, Fundraising, Donor Communication and Mental Health        
Areas of Expertise
Fundraising Strategy
Board Development 
Digital & Social Media
Succession Planning
Nonprofit Leadership
Employee Engagement & Retention
Mental Health Awareness
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Upcoming Speaking Engagements 


  • AFP Healthcare Virtual Conference, Workshop Presenter, April 20, 2021

  • AFP Central Florida Chapter - Keynote Speaker. April 21, 2020 - virtual event

  • Christian Chamber of Commerce of Tampa Bay, Keynote Speaker, April 21, 2021


  • Emerging Leaders of Tampa Bay Inclusion Council, Keynote Speaker, May 3, 2021

  • AFP Charlotte - Keynote Speaker, May 12, 2021 - virtual event

  • Ameris Bank, DEI program Keynote Speaker, May 19, 2021


  • Economic Club of Tampa Bay, Keynote Speaker, June 7, 2021

  • AFP Florida Planet Philanthropy, June 7-8, Workshop Presenter, Orlando, FL. 

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