Jeff Jones is a free-lance fundraising and long-range planning consultant who has been working in the San Francisco arts and social services communities for nine years. Prior to moving to the Bay Area he taught at the University of Texas and Austin Community College for 14 years.

For more than five years Jeff Jones has been the primary fundraiser for the San Francisco Mime Troupe, the Ethnic Dance Festival, the Bay Area Women's Philharmonic, and the Lorraine Hansberry Theatre. He also provides ongoing planning and fundraising services to a number of outstanding arts organizations including Kulintang Arts Ensemble, George Coates Performance Works, La Peña Cultural Center, the Oakland Youth Chorus, San Francisco Taiko Dojo, the Asian American Dance Collective, the Jewish Film Festival and other nonprofit arts groups.