Developed successful strategic non-profit fundraising plans

At Mount Evans Home Health Care and Hospice - Managed overall fundraising budget and achieved $1,440,000 in fiscal year 2017, 24% over the original budgeted goal. Strategically strengthened partnerships with corporate sponsors, attendees and volunteers of special events and third party fundraising events.


Boosted capacity of major donor giving and planned giving. Developed plan for stewardship and cultivation of donors.

Enhanced and maintained high touch relationships with foundations and government grantors.

Built capacity and revenue for Special Events

Bootstraps: Rocky Mountain Literary Festival


Seniors' Resource Center: Harvest of Hope and Gift of Independence Breakfast


Mount Evans Home Health Care and Hospice: Freedom Run 5K, Benefit Gala and Under a Summer Moon. Special events increased 79% from $130,000 in 2009 to $233,000 in 2017.


Friendship Bridge:  Evening in Evergreen

Strengthened Foundation and Corporate Relationships

Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice: Wrote over 50 grants annually bringing in over $300,000 in revenues. Grants received increased 344% from $95,576 in 2009 to $425,000 in 2017. Received 42% of all grants written.  Wrote grants for Friendship Bridge, Adelante Foundation and Bootstraps.


Corporate sponsorships: Freedom Run – managed a portfolio of corporate and agency sponsors raising over $100,000. Seniors Resource Center: managed corporate event and agency sponsors of $68,000

Built Individual Donor Pipelines

Initiated individual donor cultivation programs, including: Bootstraps, Seniors’ Resource Center, Mount Evans Home Health Care & Hospice, Adelante Foundation and Friendship Bridge. At Mount Evans, raised the number of major donors and their giving levels. Created a pipeline of major donors over $1,000. Individual and major donor giving increased from $294,000 in 2009 to $778,000 in 2017.

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