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(LOS ANGELES) – Developmental Football International (DFI) announced Jennifer Braun will serve as Director of Fund Development, and will lead the planning, execution, control and evaluation of fundraising, public relations, and outreach as it relates to fund generation for the organization.

Ms. Braun brings 20 years of experience in nonprofit consulting and fund development & grant writing services for nonprofit & government agencies (municipalities and counties). Her exceptional grant writing skills are enhanced by her educational achievements, completing UCR’s Nonprofit Management and Advanced Nonprofit Management programs.

LDFL Joint Venture Impact. In November 2020, the Labelle Developmental Football League (LDFL) entered into a landmark joint-venture with DFI.

The partnership supports LDFL member clubs with the full suite of high-growth infrastructure, resources, benefits and expertise the DFI platform provides.

In her new role, Ms. Braun will provide training and support to all DFI-LDFL member teams which also serve their communities as non-profit organizations.

In addition to adult developmental football, each 501(c)3 offers a unique array of character-building and leadership development programs that impact youth within each team’s respective region.

CFO Non-Profit Services.

Ms. Braun also owns and operates CFO Nonprofit Consulting Services, a for-profit business where she is a Senior Consultant. As Senior Consultant, Ms. Braun supports multi-million dollar operating budgets for large nonprofit organizations, including the SoCal Coyotes, Boys & Girls Clubs of Coachella Valley and Imperial Valley, and California Fire Museum & Safety Learning Center.

As a result of Ms. Braun’s experience and education, she has garnered more than $100 million in grant funding for various organizations and agencies across the nation.

Top-50 Women in Philanthropy.

Ms. Braun is recognized as a leader in her field, named as Top 50 Women In Philanthropy – Desert Charities News, October 2019 and nominated as Outstanding Fundraising Professional – 2020, by the Association of Fundraising Professional, Desert Chapter.

She is pictured here with Coach Ken Carter, who was played by Samuel L. Jackson in the movie ‘Coach Carter.’ The film is based on the true story of the now-famous Richmond High School basketball coach, who made headlines in 1999 for suspending his undefeated high school basketball team due to poor academic results.

For more information, please visit the CFO Nonprofit Consulting Services website at:


DFI is the first American developmental football organization engineered to cultivate the annual flow of 16,000 Division I, II, and III prospects. It is the first turn-key franchise platform to develop elite athletes who are attempting to thread an NFL/CFL needle of opportunity.

Faith, Family, Football™ and ‘Above the Line™ ‘ leadership development is a Chief Cornerstone of DFI, where becoming a “Game-Ready Player’ also requires prospects to be a ‘Life-Ready Man™.’

The six-time champion SoCal Coyotes are the 2021 California Non-Profit of the Year, and the national standard of American developmental football. The Coyotes’ organization provides elite athletes a professional environment that refines and showcases their skills through trademarked processes similar to the NBA’s G-league and MLB’s minor-league systems.

Additionally, the Coyotes’ 501c3 and award-winning ‘Above The Line™’ leadership programs impact the social, mental and physical growth of more than 50,000 youth annually through remedial curriculum, training camps, clinics and symposia. NFL executives have named the SoCal Coyotes organization America’s #1 Developmental Football Program™ for its national, scalable brands, community outreach programs, 10-year operational track record, verifiable data, youth curriculum, sales, public-private sector alliances, and measured results.

Through community groups, community awareness, community involvement, and a professional approach on and off the field, the LaBelle Developmental Football League provides quality sports entertainment for its communities. The LDFL provides a competitive platform for young men to earn quality game film with the possibility to graduate to the next level of paid professional football.


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