Nancy Otto specializes in consulting in the areas of grassroots fundraising, fundraising training, and organizational development. She has more than twenty-five years of experience as both staff and board member of several leading nonprofit organizations. For more than ten years, she worked at the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern California, first as the Field Representative, and then as the Director of the Howard A. Friedman First Amendment Education Project. She also worked at the National Immigration Forum in Washington, D.C. and the National Center for Lesbian Rights. She has served on the boards of many nonprofit organizations, most recently as Co-Chair of the National Center for Lesbian Rights.