David Greco is a nationally recognized speaker, author, consultant and creator of the innovative Think Money First! nonprofit capacity building program, He regularly presents at national conferences such as BoardSource, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, Independent Sector, Social Enterprise Alliance, Association of Corporate Contribution Professionals, and Exponent Philanthropy as well as numerous local and regional conferences.
He has trained more than 1,000 social sector leaders on financial sustainability through the Annenberg Alchemy program, Scaling What Work workshops with Grantmakers for Effective Organizations and through his work with the Nonprofit Finance Fund. David has provided training for staff and grantees for dozens of foundations including the David & Lucile Packard Foundation, Flora & William Hewlett Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Weingart Foundation, Ford Family Foundation, Greater New Orleans Foundation, and Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust.
In 2013, David founded Social Sector Partners to provide training and development to funders and nonprofit organizations to develop a culture of sustainability that incorporates real cost, sustainable business and revenue models, and a focus on impact.
Most recently, David led the Real Cost Project in California, a statewide initiative that aims to increase the number of funders providing real cost funding. He also served as Interim President and CEO for Northern California Grantmakers and led their efforts to launch a new strategic direction and business model. Previously, he was the Vice President of the Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) for more than 5 years and Vice President of the Youth Leadership Institute. David also worked as the Corporate and Foundation Relations Manager for the National Wildlife Federation, and Director of Programs for the Horatio Alger Association.
David serves on the Southern California Regional Board for Opportunity Fund and was a former board member with Social Venture Partners Los Angeles. He is the author of “Nonprofit Financial Management” featured in “Nonprofit Management 101: A Complete and Practical Guide for Leaders and Professionals” edited by Darian Heyman. David served for ten years in the Air Force and Air Force Reserves and earned his M.A. in Political Science from Villanova University and B.S. in History & Politics from Drexel University.
Social Sector Partners provides a range of workshops, webinars and in-person training for funders, nonprofit leaders, board members and staff. Any training can be customized or adapted for the specific needs of your organization. We offer webinars, 60-90 minute presentations, half-day workshops or full-day training. Contact us to learn more.