Cheryl A. Clarke, JD, is a fundraising consultant with 20 years' experience working with nonprofit agencies. Her areas or special focus are grantwriting, annual giving programs, major donor campaigns and the board's role in fundraising. Currently, Cheryl is working on a book, with Susan Fox, on proposal writing. It will be published by Jossey-Bass Publishers. Cheryl is also the author of a book on grantwriting, Storytelling for Grantseekers: The Nonprofit Guide to Creative Fundraising, also published by Jossey-Bass Publishers. Cheryl is a graduate of Northwestern University and the University of San Francisco School of Law.