Splendid Fundraising LLC


Who we are?
Laura Gabbay founded Splendid Fundraising LLC in 2008 to offer
the expertise she has been fortunate to gain over the past 30 years
in the nonprofit and foundation worlds.

Gabbay is the former Executive Director of both the Denver Children's Choir and of Project WISE (A Women's Initiative for Service and Empowerment) and is the proud parent of two teenagers born in Colorado.  Her youngest is a student at Thomas Jefferson High School. She identifies as a person with a disability and has studied ADA and disability advocacy. Gabbay holds her B.A. in Communications from
Indiana University-Bloomington and graduated from Columbia University in New York with her MBA in 1991. Prior to becoming the head of Project WISE, she was in senior management for Mi Casa Resource Center and another women's workforce development nonprofit and
has over 15 years experience with both private foundations and women's nonprofits.

Current clients, past clients and employers include:
Colorado Consumer Health Initiative
The Daniels Fund
The Robert R. McCormick Foundation
Family Resource Center Association of Colorado
Community Enterprise Development Services
Colorado Council of Churches
Homeward Bound of the Grand Valley
Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado
Rush Medical Center
Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago

Gabbay graduated from the Family Leadership Training Institute (FLTI), a ground-breaking 20-week program housed at Colorado State University, in 2015.  She is the proud former board chair of the advisory council of the civic engagement nonprofit, the Colorado Participation Project, that eventually merged with the Community Resource Center and actively volunteers with her children whenever she can. Gabbay was a member of the Teach for America Colorado Corps and received her credentials to teach secondary English in Colorado classrooms.  Contact Laura at [email protected]

Gabbay collaborates with other fundraising, DEI and equity strategy consultant-entrepreneurs throughout Colorado, ensuring you as the client get the best portfolio of expertise to assist your nonprofit or foundation, whether it's fundraising, crowd funding campaign
development, grant proposal review, grant writing and reporting, research or inclusion consulting.

Our values
  • Social justice
  • Service
  • Equality and equity
  • Inclusiveness
  • Innovation
  • Education
  • Dignity and worth of all individuals