Optimistic and driven Fund Development Specialist adept at cultivating and directing high-performing teams and developing constructive relationships with a wide range of business and community partners. Extensive grant writing and fundraising experience.
Successful Grant Writer & Fundraiser achieving amounts in excess of $25M
Community Outreach & Involvement
Exemplary Communication Skills
Excellent Donor Relations
Executive Board Development & Management
Event planning and execution
Write grants for various faith-based counseling centers, refugee congregations, and environmental non-profit organizations.
Reported to Board of Directors, created donor solicitation materials, researched and identified potential grantors, set-up and maintained data base system
Solicited, initiated, and gained new donors, maintained relationships with existing and new donors, planned and executed major and minor events for community education and raising donations
Performed day-to-day administrative office tasks, including creation and writing of weekly bulletin, monthly newsletter, letters to the members and community, assisted members and others in the community during personal crisis seeking assistance
Created and implemented fundraising and development plans for long-term capital campaigns for US Representatives, Senators, and Presidential elections, solicited major donors, event planning and execution.
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