about Jill
Jill Dalager Brunner, Principal, has been helping nonprofits establish and achieve their goals since 1993.

Jill Dalager Brunner’s work with nonprofits began in the early nineties when she was a student radio announcer at Prairie Public Radio in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Following those early years of old-time jazz and public radio pledge drives, she has served in leadership and development positions for arts, higher education, health and human service agencies.

In 2014 Jill founded Blueprint Fundraising, LLC. Working alongside her clients she has crafted moving communications, infused structure and optimism to capital campaigns, and rallied board and staff to achieve their development goals. Jill is a firm believe in abundance and passionate about maximizing fundraising potential. An analytical mind and creative spirit, she brings fresh ideas and new perspectives to organizational challenges.


Jill earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Dakota where she studied photography, printmaking, and psychology. Her Master of Arts degree is in museum studies from the University of Washington with a focus on education and nonprofit management. A native of Minnesota, Jill currently resides in Keller, Texas. In the community, Jill serves on the development committee at her children’s school and is a manager for her son’s lacrosse team. She recharges by running in mid-distance trail and road races.