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David Cupps

David Cupps

Lexington, Ky.

Arts Consultant

Technology, Grant Writing, Business and Finance for Organizations, Marketing and Promotion for Organizations, Organizational Management, Arts Advocacy, Board Development, Fundraising, Strategic Planning


David Cupps is an organizational and financial consultant with more than 25 years of experience in national, regional and local nonprofit leadership. Cupps works with organizations that need to improve financial management, increase board effectiveness, establish strategic plans and improve grant writing programs.

David has been a fundraising professional for 10 years, after careers as a law firm business manager and financial advisor/stockbroker. He has also been executive director or operations manager for statewide and national nonprofits since 2008. David has been heavily involved in arts organizations all of his adult life, including vocal performance groups like Lexington Singers and VOICES of Kentuckiana. He has also been chair or treasurer of boards for other national and statewide church and civic groups, where he has given strong financial oversight and budget management for more than 25 years. ​

With a degree in English, David is experienced in communications and marketing issues, and he works with many organizations on websites, newsletters and other mass communication methods. He is also experienced in grant writing and grant management.​