About Barbara

Barbara HowellBarbara Howell has over 30 years of fundraising experience. Most recently with Wellspring Nonprofit Resource, Inc., she founded Barbara Howell & Associates in January 2012.

Barbara has experience in all aspects of fundraising, from consultant to staff to volunteer to board member. Before becoming an independent consultant, she worked with organizations including Coxe Curry & Associates, the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, and First Union National Bank of Georgia.

Clients as an Independent Consultant

  • Blue Heron Nature Preserve (2017 – present)
  • Friends of Bitsy Grant Tennis  (2007 – present)
  • Briar Patch Arts Council (2015 – 2016)
  • Woodlands Garden (2014 – 2015)
  • Brookwood Hills Community Club (2014)
  • Duck Pond Park (PHENA) (2014)
  • Chastain Park Conservancy (2013 – 2014)
  • Cherokee Garden Library (2013)
  • The Study Hall, Inc. (2012 – 2014)
  • Garden Hills Pool House (2011 – 2013)
  • Atlanta Concert Band (2011)
  • Project Open Hand (2007 – 2008)
  • The Atlanta Lyric Theatre (2007)

Corporate Fundraising Experience

  • Principal, Wellspring Nonprofit Resource (2005-2011)
  • Assistant Director of Development, Atlanta History Center (2002-2005)
  • Campaign Director, Coxe Curry & Associates (1999-2002)
  • Executive Director, Arts and Business Council of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce (1998-1999)
  • Director, Community Involvement for First Union National Bank of Georgia (1990-1995)

Other Community Involvement

  • Board of Trustees, The Westminster Schools (1991-2010)
  • President & Vice President, Margaret Mitchell Board of Directors (1993-1999)
  • President, Odyssey (1993-1995)
  • Leadership Atlanta (Class of 1994)
  • President, Atlanta History Center (1987-1990)
  • President, Boxwood Garden Club (1985-1987)
  • Member, Junior League of Atlanta (1978-present)