Nov 04, 2019
Joseph Collin joined the Community Foundation in September 2019. As Director, Development & Philanthropic Services, Joe works closely with the Revenue Generation and Business Development team on strategy and execution of the overall fundraising and business development plan for the Community Foundation, ensuring that annual organizational fundraising goals are achieved to empower the organization to maximize its impact on the community. He is a key member of our major gifts initiatives and maintains a significant portfolio of individual donors, guiding cultivation and stewardship activities such as donor and prospect events, targeted donor communications, and other strategies to support the growth of our community impact and charitable funds.
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. Joe lives in Ridgefield with his family.