Martin Grenzebach



Martin Grenzebach, Chairman of GG+A, has served the firm since 1974. His consulting work encompasses campaign consultation, supervision of capital campaigns, strategic planning studies, and strategic and organizational counsel, as well as overall marketing and management of services offered by the firm.

Martin’s special expertise is working with higher education and medical institutions. A small sampling of clients that Martin has served extensively include Georgia State University, University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign, University of Kansas, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Maryland Medical Systems Foundation, University of Minnesota, University of Nebraska, Oregon State University, University of Pittsburgh, University of South Carolina, and the University of Washington.

A frequent speaker at professional conferences and programs, Martin has made presentations at district and national programs for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) as well as at CASE Capital Fundraising and Capital Campaign conferences. He also has been a speaker at conferences for the Big Ten Fund Raisers Institute, the Big Ten Directors of Development annual conference, The Big 12 Development Conference, the joint annual meeting of the American Council on Education and the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, and the American Association of Medical Colleges.

Martin’s service to the professional fundraising community includes membership on the CASE Campaign Reporting Advisory Group that originally produced the CASE Campaign Standards guide, a pioneering document to assist with management and reporting standards for educational fundraising campaigns.

At the Morgan Park Academy in Chicago, where he once taught, Martin served 10 years on its Board of Trustees and six years as chairman of their development committee. He is a former member of the Chicago Crime Commission and a former trustee of the University of Charleston, West Virginia.


  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
  • Auburn University
  • Ball State University
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Bucknell University
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Children’s Hospital Foundation
  • Children’s Medical Center Dallas
  • City of Hope
  • Clarkson University
  • Clemson University
  • Dalhousie University
  • DePaul University
  • Drake University
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Folger Shakespeare Library
  • Georgetown University
  • Georgia State University
  • Hoag Hospital Foundation
  • Houston Methodist Hospital Foundation
  • Indiana University
  • Iowa State University
  • Kansas State University
  • Lincoln Park Zoo
  • Loma Linda University Health
  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Louisiana State University
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Loyola University New Orleans
  • Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
  • Miami University of Ohio
  • Michigan State University
  • Minnesota Medical Foundation
  • National Math and Science Initiative
  • Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
  • Northern Michigan University
  • Northwestern University
  • Norton Healthcare Foundation
  • Ochsner Medical Center
  • Oregon State University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Purdue University
  • Rockhurst College
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
  • Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
  • Sweet Briar College
  • Temple University
  • The City University of New York
  • The George Washington University
  • The Madeira School
  • The Ohio State University
  • The University of Arizona Foundation
  • The University of Arkansas
  • The University of British Columbia
  • The University of Kansas
  • The University of Melbourne
  • The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • University of Alberta
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of California, Riverside
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Illinois Foundation
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Kentucky Hospital
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • University of Minnesota Foundation
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • University of Nebraska
  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of North Florida
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of San Diego
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville
  • University of South Dakota
  • University of Tennessee
Areas of Expertise
  • Case for Support
  • Major Gifts
  • Sustaining Fundraising

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