Tim Crum is a nationally recognized expert on fundraising, board governance and shelter operations in the animal shelter industry who is often called upon to speak at national and regional conferences and has presented more than 300 times. In 2008, Tim founded Animal Shelter Fundraising, and has consulted with more than 300 animal welfare groups across the United States and has raised in excess of $300,000,000. In 2013, Tim co-founded Animal Shelter Services to help animal shelters and rescue groups with operational issues ranging from shelter evaluations to board development to interim management. His companies are a three-time award winning company!
3X winner (2015, 2016 & 2019) of the International Business Excellence Award for Best Animal Welfare Fundraising Organization in the U.S.A. from Acquisition International
Tim shares his home with three rescue dogs - a terrier adopted from MS, a Cairn Terrier mix adopted from CA, and most recently an Irish Wolfhound mix adopted from MS.
Tim is proud to have two teens - a daughter and a son.
When Tim isn't working or playing with his dogs or kids, he can be found playing hockey on a frozen sheet of ice. Tim's team has won the League Championship 3X in four years!
Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award 2019
Acquisition International Magazine's Business Excellence Awards, Best Animal Welfare Fundraising Organisation - USA" 2019.
Marquis Who's Who in the World 2018.
Corporate LiveWire's Innovation & Excellence Award (Finalist). 2017.
Honor Society. 2016.
Acquisition International Magazine's Business Excellence Awards, Best Animal Welfare Fundraising Organisation - USA" 2015.
Acquisition International Magazine's Business Excellence Awards, "Award for Excellence in Animal Welfare" 2007.
13th Communicator Awards. Golden Quill Award. 2007.
Cambridge "Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals" 2004.
National Register's "Who's Who in Executives and Professionals"
OCTOBER 17, 2019: PR HWY. Tim Crum Invited to Speak at the 2020 California Animal Welfare Conference in Long Beach, California
JANUARY 21, 2019. PR Hwy. Tim Crum Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who
APRIL 2016. PR Hwy. Surprise Company Wins International Business Excellence Awards
JULY 2015. PR Hwy. Tim Crum Invited to Speak at National Conference on Animal Welfare
MAY 2015. Marshall News Messenger. Marshall residents, administrators hear report on animal shelter
AUGUST 2014. Business Journals. Tim Crum's "An Animal Shelter's Guide to Fundraising" Provides Important Fundraising Tools
AUGUST 2014. Animals 24-7. Book Review of An Animal Shelter's Guide to Fundraising by Debra J. White
AUGUST 2014. Michigan Partnership for Animal Welfare website. Encore: Tim Crum on Animal Welfare Fundraising!
MARCH 2014. Sequim Gazette. Olympic Peninsula Humane details results of three-month fundraising feasibility study
MARCH 2014. Business Journals. ASTRO Foundation Retains Animal Shelter Fundraising to Conduct Feasibility Study for No-Kill Animal Shelter
SEPTEMBER 2013. BlogTalkRadio. Charmaine Hammond with PAWSitive radio interviews Tim Crum of Animal Shelter Fundraising
SEPTEMBER 2013. Orbit Media website. Social Media for Nonprofits: 5 Ways to Increase Donations for Nonprofits
FEBRUARY 2013. Digital Journal. Tupelo humane society hires consultant
AUGUST 2012. PRWeb. Heartland Animal Rescue Team to Conduct a Fundraising Feasibility Study
JULY 2012. PRHwy. Animal Shelter Fundraising Offers Fundraising Scholarships to Provide Fundraising Help to Animal Shelters
JUNE 2012. PRWeb. Tim Crum Invited to Speak at Best Friends No More Homeless Pets National Conference in Las Vegas
JUNE 2012. Digital Journal. Tim Crum Invited to Speak at Best Friends No More Homeless Pets National Conference in Las Vegas
JANUARY 2012. PRHwy. Tim Crum Invited to Speak at Two Conferences.
DECEMBER 2010. Business Journals. Three California Cities to Host National Animal Welfare Workshop
OCTOBER 2010. Phoenix Business Journal. Buzz. Business teaches animal activists fundraising
MAY 2010. Business Journals. Philanthropy Team Collects 1,700 Signatures to Ban "Crush" Videos
JANUARY 2009. PETCO website. PETCO Foundation Partners with The Philanthropy Team to Offer Fundraising and Marketing Expertise to Seven Animal Shelters
APRIL 2008. Phoenix Business Journal.Animal Lover Finds Intrinsic Value in New Position at Humane Society
JULY 2003. Washington Post. Can This Dog Be Adopted?; Expert Advises Shelter on Temperament Test