Consultants Resource Bank

Stephanie Paine

Stephanie Paine Consulting
PO Box 250
South Freeport, ME 04078
Phone: 207-831-8319

Stephanie has worked with nonprofits for more than 30 years. She’s passionate about mission based work and supporting organizations that make a difference. Her professional experience, both paid and volunteer, has focused on leading organizations to develop fundraising, engagement, and human resources strategies and solutions.

Specialties: Board Governance/Development, Executive - Succession/Transition Planning, Fundraising/Fund Development, Fundraising - Capital Campaigns, Fundraising - Events Planning, Fundraising - Feasibility Studies, Fundraising - Major Gifts/Planned Giving, Grant Writing, Human Resources, HR - Volunteer Management, Organizational Planning/Development, Strategic/Business Plan Development


Carroll County YMCA/Camp Huckins
Heather Kiley - Executive Director
17 Camp Huckins Road
Freedom , NH 03836

Director of Advancement - 2017-2022

  • Oversaw Annual Fund, created and executed stewardship for 1700 donors, increased fundraising by 138% over 5 years
  • Manages Major Donor prospect portfolio by stewarding and soliciting major gifts for Camp Huckins, totaling over $850,000 in 2020
  • Maintained donor database of over 10,000 donors by updating donor information as needed to develop monthly and annual donor reports
  • Served as chair and volunteer coordinator for several large events by recruiting and managing volunteer teams for events, committees, and on-site programming for approximately 10-15 alumni events annually
  • Served as editor and key contributor for grant applications to foundations and governmental agencies to fund camperships, facilities, and community programs
  • Maintained regular communications by composing emails and online newsletters to reach over 10,000 alumni, friends and camper families
  • Managed social media strategy by directing social media team to develop and distribute content over several platforms multiple times per week
  • Served as editor and key contributor for Annual report and bi-annual newsletters


Director of Alumni Development - 2015-2017

  • Oversaw volunteer management program, responsible for recruitment volunteers and volunteer management for 10 events annually
  • Managed social media platforms by creating original content to maintain engagement of over 3500 followers


Board of Directors - Served on the Board from 1997-2014

  • Chaired the Personnel/Board Development Committee (1997-2002, 2004-2008)
  • Served as Board Chair (2002-2004)
  • Chaired the Capital Campaign Committee (2008-2012)
  • Chaired the Development Committee (2012-2014)
Freeport High School Scholarship Foundation
John Paterson - Board Chair
182 Flying Point Road
Freeport , ME 04032

Founding Board Member (2020-present)

  • Leads scholarship foundation as a board member by establishing and fundraising for an endowed scholarship fund to award $5000 annually for up to four years to two Freeport High School Students
  • Identifying major donors and creating fundraising strategy to raise $2,000,000
  • Collaborates with board by facilitating monthly meetings to discuss prospective donors and fundraising progress
  • Serves on the Scholarship Awards Committee, reviewing scholarship applications and selecting award winners

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