Tamisha Keith, J.D., CAP® is an experienced development professional with over ten years of experience in program management, fundraising, community engagement, and strategic planning in the non-profit sector. As the Director of Gift Planning for North Carolina A&T State University, she is responsible for building and managing a comprehensive planned giving program for long-term revenue growth, raising over $2 million for the University in major and planned gifts in less than a year. Tamisha is also responsible for developing a robust stewardship plan for legacy donors while educating Major Gift Officers on planned giving vehicles to increase their donor engagement and dollars raised.
In February 2019, Tamisha wrote “Planned Giving in the African American Community,” which was published in the INS Group Playbook. Prior to working for North Carolina A&T State University, she served as the Donor Relations Officer for The Winston-Salem Foundation, a community foundation with more than $600 million dollars in assets. Tamisha managed a portfolio of 1250 Foundation donors for cultivation and stewardship and maintained knowledge of trends and legislation that impacted philanthropy.
Tamisha specializes in gift planning, strategic planning, and nonprofit management for developing nonprofit organizations, including higher education. She has a focus on helping nonprofits with effective marketing strategies, stewardship plans, and donor relations. Tamisha is involved with various professional associations and serves as President of the Board of Directors for The North Carolina Council of Charitable Gift Planners, HandsOn Northwest North Carolina Board of Directors, The Enrichment Center Board of Directors, and The Winston-Salem Transit Authority Trans-Aid Appeals Committee.
Tamisha earned her law degree from Indiana University School of Law, and she is a graduate of Florida A&M University, where she majored in Political Science. She also has received the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy designation.