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Erin Zaikis

Erin Zaikis

Public Speaking
Leadership Coaching
Fundraising Masterclass

Helping committed entrepreneurs raise funds without burning out 

Hi, I'm Erin

I’m passionate about working with people ready to tackle the world’s biggest challenges. I started a nonprofit from my kitchen when I was 23 with $3,000 in my Chase savings account.  Since then I’ve fundraised over $11 million dollars, ran corporate social responsibility partnerships for Fortune 500 companies and granted millions to domestic and international charities and individual entrepreneurs.  


I offer one-on-one coaching to burnt out leaders and entrepreneurs, interactive workshops for groups and individuals on effective fundraising and philanthropic consulting for foundations and family offices. I’m an accomplished public speaker and enjoy traveling around the world, getting to connect with audiences.


Let’s get to know each other and see how I can help you. Book a free discovery session with me today! 

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Leadership Coaching

Effective leadership techniques to break you out of ineffective patterns, creating a streamlined team to support you

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Fundraising Masterclass

One-on-one and group fundraising coaching for entrepreneurs who want bigger results in less time

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Public Speaking

Professional public speaker on topics such as investment in women, social entrepreneurship, Tikkun Olam, and fundraising

Public Speaking

I love connecting with audiences in person and virtually. I’ve spoken to over 100 audiences in 13 countries, including a TedX talk and keynotes at universities, law firms and synagogues. Book me to speak at your next event.

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  • Winner of LinkedIn for Good


  • Recognized by the Indian Government for providing 200,000 children with soap and hygiene education

  • Ran worldwide service campaigns with Marriott, Hyatt and Hilton


  • Forbes 30 Under 30 winner, Social Impact


  • Summit Series fellow


  • Goldman Sachs Impact Analyst fund finalist


  • Launched 10 factories with 43 full time employees across India, Myanmar and Uganda

  • Created educational content that reached 3 million 


  • Built a nonprofit that’s financially sustaining itself through earned revenue models after 4 years in operation

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