Megan Sommerfeldt is the Giving Strategies Specialist at the Community Foundation. In this role, she is responsible for providing support to the Giving Strategies team with a focus on prospective clients, new clients and professional advisors, including preparing meeting presentations and prospecting materials. Also included is the cultivation of prospective clients, managing the prospect pipeline and related activities, and the development and coordination of proposals and agreements for new clients and planned gifts.
Prior to joining the Community Foundation, Megan worked as a Development Manager for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, where she managed complex fundraising campaigns and events, standardized operational best practices and developed content for website and social media. Previously, she worked as an Operations Manager at Katapult, a digital entertainment company, and as a Development Associate at Queens College.
Megan received her B.A. in English from the State University of New York at Geneseo and her Masters in English Education from the State University of New York at Buffalo.