Laura Dawidowicz is the Director of Client Relations at the Community Foundation. In this role, Laura is dedicated to working with clients, understanding their philanthropic intentions, presenting them with grant making opportunities which align with their objectives, building long-lasting relationships with clients and assisting them with their charitable planning. Laura’s extensive experience in fundraising enables her to identify and align philanthropic opportunities and to facilitate the advancement of each client’s unique charitable goals.
Prior to joining the Community Foundation, Laura served in various roles at the State University of New York at Buffalo, most recently as the Associate Director of Advancement, where she was responsible for managing a portfolio of clients as well as researching, developing, implementing and evaluating client relation services, programs and events to engage clients and deliver assistance for their planned giving.
Laura received her B.A in Psychology and Social Sciences Interdisciplinary and her M. Ed. in Higher Education Administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and the President, Association of Fundraising Professionals WNY Chapter.