Superpower: Natalie has more guts than sense; that fearlessness inspires clients to greater daring in fundraising.
Natalie Lynn Rekstad is the founder of Black Fox Philanthropy, a leading consulting firm for fundraising strategy with a focus upon getting global Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) out of the cycle of urgency in fundraising. Black Fox Philanthropy was created to exponentially increase her impact through strengthening the development engines of her clients, enabling them to be more effective in fulfilling their missions.
Ever interested in scale and mobilizing others, she delivers inspiring keynotes and workshops to audiences across the country. She has been featured in dozens of local and national media outlets including CBS, NBC, Sirius XM “Dollars & Change”, and Denver Woman Magazine (Cover Story). She is a frequent panelist, speaker, and resource for a variety of organizations on the topic of fundraising strategy and philanthropy.
An active supporter of The Women’s Foundation of Colorado since 2007, Natalie now serves as a Board Trustee, and her firm funds the scholarship “Black Fox Scholars,” rewarding high school girls for excellence in philanthropy. Her ultimate vision: A world where men and women lead together with full opportunity and equality. Further, she is a member of Women Moving Millions, an MCE Social Capital Guarantor infusing $1 million in microfinance to women throughout the developing world, and is on the Global Advisory Board of World Pulse.