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Sustaining Systems/Grants

Ellen Davis

As Development Operations Coordinator, Ellen helps create and manage systems and policies for the Development Team. She loves keeping information current and organized, knowing that it supports our program and empowers farming families around the world.  Previously, Ellen worked as a Grant Writer at Voices for Children, with AmeriCorps at Habitat for Humanity East Bay, […]
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Elena McCollim

Elena delves into the content of our work and crafts it into descriptions to help make a compelling case for why a donor should support us. This entails engaging with some of the most urgent and important issues in international development today: climate change, rural livelihoods, and environmental restoration.  In a previous career doing policy […]
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Heather Miller

As a Grants and Development Systems Manager, Heather finds joy in managing an immensely talented team that together translates stories from the field into accessible narratives that position systems for growth. She is excited about our scalable, holistic, and faith-based approach and is deeply committed to issues of social justice. Heather brings a unique skillset, […]
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Ari Burcombe

Ari works closely with our development team to analyze data and inform future strategic fundraising decisions. She takes on tasks involving donation management, fundraising data analytics, and connecting donors with our team. Ari is a creative and action-oriented team member who is excited about research, consulting, and the development of our donor partnerships.  Ari graduated […]
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Emily Thome

Emily works to combine data and statistics with partners' stories from the field to create both a realistic and comprehensive narrative of what we are doing around the world. Emily takes on a supportive role on the Grants Team, working diligently through organization and administration. During her time at Point Loma Nazarene University, she dove […]
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