Ginny Blankenship is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) with over 20 years of experience at the intersection of education and philanthropy. She is founder and principal consultant of the Blankenship Group, LLC, a grant writing and nonprofit consulting firm that helps organizations get the resources they need to do their best work and make a lasting impact on the communities they serve. A native of Pine Bluff, Ginny earned a B.A. from the University of Arkansas, an M.A. in English literature from the University of Virginia, and a doctorate in education policy from the George Washington University. Her favorite films are documentaries, psychological and political thrillers, and anything featuring the Muppets.