Jun 01, 2023
Joseph Collin joined Fairfield County’s Community Foundation in September 2019 as Director, Development & Philanthropic Services. In 2022, Joe was promoted to VP, Philanthropy. In this role, Joe works with many of the Foundation’s fundholders and donors and leads the strategy of the Philanthropy Department.
Before joining the Community Foundation, Joe served as Director, Institutional Giving for Metropolitan Opera in New York City. Joe has a decade of fundraising experience with a background in grant writing, research, and relationship building. Earlier in his career, Joe served in various fundraising roles with the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, New York Academy of Medicine and the American Civil Liberties Union.
Joe holds his Masters of Music from University of Hartford and his Bachelor of Music from Catholic University of America. He also earned the designation of Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP) from the American College of Financial Services and is a member of the Charitable Gift Planners of CT, and The International Association of Advisors in Philanthropy (AiP). Joe lives in Ridgefield with his family.