Jan Grieff


Jan Grieff

Principal, Jan Grieff Research Associates


Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania

Jan Grieff has more than 25 years of experience providing development research services to large and small non-profit organizations and investment firms nationally and internationally. She has managed sophisticated in-house development research operations at both the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University, and served as director of development for the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia. In 1991, she founded Jan Grieff Research Associates. As a consultant, she has assisted cultural, social service, health care, and educational non-profits to apply these principals to their fund-raising programs. From 2002 – 2006 Ms. Grieff was an adjunct faculty member for the University of Pennsylvania’s College of General Studies’ certificate program in Fundraising Management. Over the years, she has served as a faculty member for CASE, AHP and AFP. Also, Ms. Grieff has been a speaker at national fundraising conferences sponsored by The Salvation Army, Planned Parenthood, the YMCA and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. She is a former board member of the Metropolitan Career Center and the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of AFP and served on the development committee of the Valley Council of Girl Scouts of America. She is a founder of Volunteer Ventures, which encourages volunteering among high school students. Ms. Grieff was a contributing author to The Successful Capital Campaign, Capital Campaigns: Strategies That Work and Dream Builders. She is a graduate of Wilson College and a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.