Andrea Proulx Buinicki, CFRE

Founder and President, Giving Focus

Andrea is a seasoned nonprofit consultant offering two decades of fundraising, marketing, strategic planning, and volunteer management experience. She's a speaker, writer, and facilitator.


As a practicing Catholic, Andrea believes that cultivating 

communities of stewardship and generosity is a vital part of our great commission, to help people follow Christ.

Andrea holds the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) 

credential, and she completed her Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising (ECRF) through the Lake Institute on Faith & Giving at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy (IUPUI).  She earned a master’s degree from The University of Iowa and a bachelor’s degree from The University of New Hampshire.

Andrea is a proud mother of two teen-aged young men, and she feels overwhelming gratitude for the love and support of her husband, Martin.