Julia Ingraham Walker
Fundraising Consultant, New Orleans, LA


Julia Ingraham Walker is an independent fundraising consultant based in New Orleans, Louisiana. See Clients link for list of past and current consulting clients.

Areas of Expertise

  • Planning for capital campaigns, including conducting campaign planning studies, feasibility studies, and providing ongoing campaign counsel
  • Building major gifts programs, including prospect identification, staffing, training, prospect management, cultivation and solicitation strategies
  • Engagement of nonprofit Boards in fundraising, including Board training
  • Nonprofit management, including strategic planning for development programs.

Career Fund-raising Highlights

  • Led or consulted on campaigns that raised more than $900M over 25+ year career
  • Named New Orleans Outstanding Fundraising Executive by AFP, 1994
  • Successfully led Tulane University's $250 million campaign (1990-96)
  • Author of Nonprofit Essentials: The Capital Campaign, (2004), AFP/Wiley
  • Author of Nonprofit Essentials: Major Gifts, (2006), AFP/Wiley
  • Author of Jump-Starting the Stalled Fundraising Campaign, (2007), AFP/Wiley
  • Author of A Fundraising Guide for Nonprofit Board Members, (2012), AFP/Wiley

Workshops/ Seminars/Speaking Engagements

  • Presented at International AFP Conference, Vancouver, 2012
  • Selected to present at AFP International Conference in San Diego, 2013
  • Presented at PPP, New Orleans, 2012 (national conference on planned giving)
  • Presented at Council on Foundations, Fall Conference for Community Foundations, 2012
  • AFP Web Seminars and workshop presentations; annually, 2000-2012
  • CASE/NAIS: Major Gifts Workshop and Closing Speaker, 2007
  • CASE District III: Pre-Conference Workshop Presenter, 2008
  • Interviewed on The Nonprofit Coach with Ted Hart (Internet radio), 2011, 2012
  • Numerous articles in Advancing Philanthropy, the AFP Journal


  • MBA, Rollins College, Florida
  • BA, MA, English, magna cum laude, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
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Phone 504/861-8760 ~ Cell 504/444-3467
Email julia.i.walker@gmail.com