Assisting clients achieve their development and organizational goals is what motivates Hilary Fulp about her work at The Curtis Group. As consultant, Hilary works with a diverse set of nonprofit clients to enhance their overall fundraising capacity. She has successfully overseen the day-to-day execution of numerous campaign planning studies, development assessments, capacity-building initiatives and campaigns ranging from $350,000 to $25 million. Beyond her experience with major gift fundraising, Hilary has presented on topics, such as building a fundraising board and crafting a strategic development plan.
Prior to joining The Curtis Group team, Hilary served as a legislative manager at a federal advocacy and consulting firm in Washington, D.C. In this role, Hilary advanced the legislative agendas for a diverse set of nonprofit clients, which included foundations, major health systems, broad-based coalitions and grassroots campaigns. Before transitioning to the private sector, Hilary spent nearly two years as congressional staff for a senior appropriator in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Hilary holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from John Carroll University and has received trainings from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, the Giving Institute and Virginia Fund Raising Institute. She is secretary of the board for the Hampton Roads Gift Planning Council and an active member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals-Hampton Roads chapter.
Outside of work, Hilary enjoys volunteering and supporting charities focused on poverty alleviation, wellness, and animal welfare, and spending time with husband, Jamie, and dog, Gideon.