Nancy Bocskor

Nancy Bocskor

Areas of Expertise


Nancy Bocskor, tagged a “Democracy Coach” by a major German newspaper, teaches citizens in the United States and internationally how to communicate with passion to affect change in their communities.


Nancy Bocskor founded the Nancy Bocskor Company in 1990.  She has raised money for more than 100 Members of Congress and candidates and has trained activists and leaders in all 50 states and more than 20 countries.  


The author of “Go Fish:  How to Catch (and Keep) Contributors:  A Practical Guide to Fundraising,” Nancy is also a professor at George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management where she teaches both online and classroom fundraising courses. She also guides online students through their Practicum and Capstone Courses.


Nancy is on the board for Running Start, an organization that encourages young women to run for office and serves on the advisory board for the Center for Second Service, a program that trains veterans for public service.  She also served on the board of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale for seven years, where she chaired the school’s Curriculum Committee for five years. 


A graduate of Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio, Nancy received the 2010 the Distinguished Alumni Award for “her passion to affect change in national and international communities, training and consulting with the nation's and world's political leaders, and commitment to educate others, particularly women, around the world.”


Nancy Bocskor spreads democracy throughout the world…..the lively American travels from one country to the next coaching candidates on how to win elections, especially encouraging women to make it into parliament.                                                         

*Translated from Die Welt, 11/07


B.A., Otterbein College


Go Fish: How to Catch (and Keep) Contributors: A Practical Guide to Fundraising

The Campaign Encyclopedia (a grassroots training manual for state and local candidates [RNC])

The Campaign School Manual (a training manual for volunteers, campaign workers and candidates for the National Federation of Republican Women)

The PAC Encylpedia (a directory of fundraising criteria for more than 200 Political Action Committees [PAC])

The PAC Manual (a how-to guide for candidates seeking to raise PAC money for their congressional campaigns [NRCC])

"A Policy for Success": The Independent Insurance Agent's Guide to Victory (a campaign training manual for the Independent Insurance Agents of America)

Classes Taught

Fundraising and Budgeting