Suhailah Waheed is a digital fundraising consultant and organizer based out of Austin, Texas. Originally from the cultural hotspot of the American south, Durham, NC, she focuses her work on highlighting issues that affect the quality of life for women, children, BIPOC, and Muslim communities.
Her fundraising adventure blossomed in her youth when she began fundraising for her school and local Masjid. From there, she was drawn to illuminating experiences and possibilities through storytelling and fundraising. This discovery is what led to her mission of backing her community through access to sustainable funding.
At Giving Geeks, she and her team implement powerful processes to uplift digital fundraising operations and strategies for nonprofit organizations. She serves as an Executive Board Member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Greater Austin, the national organization, Facing Abuse in Community Environments, and is a Texas organizer for the Community-Centric Fundraising movement.
Suhailah works with your team to provide temporary or long-term development support to make sure the job gets done with efficient processes that follow.
Ensuring prompt, and clear communications with donors while preserving the accuracy and integrity of the department's donor database.
We know building out your donor portfolio is hard. We'll work with your team to convert supporters and change makers into impactful donors.
We provide operational support that will prepare your organizations with efficient processes of data management and funding opportunities.
Your organization's mission is vital for the progression of the community. To encourage powerful action, we'll collaborate to ensure a clear and direct brand message.
Ami Kane, Chief Development Officer at Girls Empowerment Network
She has a natural, intuitive approach to fundraising and isn’t afraid to pursue “the ask.” She particularly shines in her ability to strategize peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns, anticipating the needs of the fundraisers who she manages—offering them every tool and resource to be successful.
“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”
― James Baldwin