San Jose's Fairmont Hotel opened in 1987. As the chair of San Jose Arts Roundtable, James P. Reber played a key role in producing the Fairmont's Grand Opening event, including a unique strategy for selling all of the tickets (priced at $500 each). It was the largest single fundraising event for the Arts in Silicon Valley.


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P.O. Box 53706
San Jose, California 95153
Phone: 408.505.0438
Fax: 408.351.0140

James P. Reber

Fundraising Consulting & Special Event Producing Services
Successful Fundraising & Producing for over 30 Years

Professional Fundraising Consultant

James P. Reber has raised over $25 Million dollars during his career, most of that in the San Jose / Silicon Valley area of Northern California. This money has been raised through a wide variety of methods, including Annual Campaigns, Capital Campaigns, Major Gift efforts, Corporate Funding, Corporate Sponsorship, Corporate Foundations, Private Foundations, Public Foundations, Government Grants, Fundraising Events, and a variety of other methods.

Mr. Reber's knowledge and experience are the reason for the track record of success at developing funds, increasing funds, and finding new funding sources for a variety of clientele. Whether he is providing temporary help for an organization's development department or is brought on to lead the fundraising for a special project, or he is a consultant to an organization, the same level of quality and enthusiasm is offered.

Below is a list of the primary Fundraising Services offered by James P. Reber. Following the list is a more detailed description of each one of these. A FREE consultation is always provided for anyone interested in any services. "Your organization may not know exactly what it needs, so let's meet and find out if I can help.!" James P. Reber

      Strategic Fund Development

      Basic Fundraising Consulting

      Board Development

      Annual Fundraising Campaign

      Capital Campaign & Special Project Fundraising

      Board & Staff Fundraising Training

      Development Department Auditing

      Interim Development Director Services

Other Fundraising Services
This is by no means a comprehensive list of Development and Fundraising projects and consulting that James P. Reber offers, but it does cover the ones most-frequently sought by clients.

If there are questions or concerns that are not listed above, feel free to contact James P. Reber. There is always the chance that an answer may be found. In any case, there is always a FREE consultation prior to agreeing to any work, so it never hurts to ask.


James P. Reber, Nonprofit Fundraiser, Fundraising Consultant, Public Speaker, Event Planner, Event Producer, San Jose, Silicon Valley, California serves the South Bay Area, including nearby communities of Santa Clara, Cupertino, Milpitas, Los Gatos, Saratoga, Sunnyvale, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Los Altos, Morgan Hill, Campbell, Fremont, Redwood City, Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley, Menlo Park, Atherton, Portola Valley, and San Mateo. Mr. Reber serves Santa Clara County, San Mateo and Santa Cruz Counties, as well as the greater San Francisco bay Area - Alameda, San Francisco, San Benito, Contra Costa, and Monterey Counties.