Candice Koral - DELEGATE
Candice Koral is the President of Koral & Company – a firm specializing in fundraising and development for schools and other not-for-profits for over fifteen years. Her list of clients is long and her work includes executing record breaking Annual Giving and Capital Campaigns, producing award winning Annual Reports and CAIS re-accreditation self-studies, as well as working with Boards to create and oversee long term Strategic Development plans.
About my company
Candice and her team are committed to ongoing professional development – continuing to sharpen their skills and bring newest and best practices to the table for clients every year. Recent professional development engagement includes:
• Stanford University’s SSIR Non Profit Management Institute
• CASE/NAIS Annual Conference, Washington D.C.
• Stanford’s SSIR 2014 “Social Media on Purpose” conference
• 2014 CASE Western Region Annual Giving Conference – Meeting of the Minds
• 2014 Cultural Giving Trends – Increasing the outcomes of targeted appeals
I chose this career path because
Her roots are in behavioral psychology and business, where she honed new product development and direct marketing principles that she brought in groundbreaking fashion to not-for-profit Development
I prepared for this career by
Her undergraduate and graduate degrees are from UCLA, where she was a featured speaker through the Graduate School of Education’s Development Day – Everything You Need to Know About Fundraising. She has also lectured through the Business School while in the for-profit world.
My greatest strength(s)
Candice's greatest strength is being able to exceed her clients goals and needs.
My personal/professional goals
Her professional goal is to look for more Data Management staff so that clients can use it to their best advantage.
What/Who has inspired me the most
Candice is inspired by helping organizations achieve their goals.
I most want to be known/remembered for
Candice is known for her passion for education, her innovative and unique approaches to not-for-profit funding, and for record breaking Campaign outcomes.
I participate in the following organizations/memberships
She has sat on a number of non-profit Boards, including her current seat on the new Los Angeles independent school, Beacon School for Boys.
I have received the following Honors/Awards/Scholarships
Candice won the Gold Medal for the Non-Profit National KCSE - also won the Bronze and Silver Prize.
I support the missions of these charities/volunteer my time
She is the founding Board Member of the Beacon School for Boys. It is the first secular Boys' school in Los Angeles in over 20 years.
I enjoy the following hobbies/interests
Candice serves as a Certified Kansas City BBQ Judge.