Development

Jacalyn Webster
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Jacalyn Webster

Jacalyn coordinates the Philanthropy team’s work and supports the Associate Director of Philanthropy. Areas of Expertise: Event and project management, sustainable agriculture, plant-based cooking, nutrition education

Susan Bachar
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Susan Bachar

Susan Bachar builds partnerships with GFI’s constituents in support of its mission to accelerate alternative protein innovation globally. Areas of expertise: Non-profit fundraising, communications, management, public affairs/policy advocacy.

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Kaitlin Grady

Kaitlin Grady builds partnerships with GFI's constituents in support of its mission to accelerate alternative protein innovation globally. Areas of expertise: development strategy, programmatic evaluation, international affairs, cello & music composition.

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Victoria Wheeler

Victoria Wheeler builds GFI’s base of financial support through our annual fund. Areas of expertise: Agriculture and natural resources, community farms, project management, donor communications.

Alexis Vanderhye
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Alexis Vanderhye

Alexis Vanderhye builds deep and lasting relationships with forward-looking foundations. Areas of expertise: grant writing, nonprofits, communications.

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Josh Richards

Josh Richards is GFI’s grant writer. Areas of expertise: nonprofits, higher education fundraising, field organizing, research fundraising.

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David Mai

David Mai manages the Development team’s data and projects. Areas of expertise: database management, Salesforce, administrative support, project management.

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Dara Homer

Dara Homer coordinates the Development team’s work. Areas of expertise: writing, program coordination, teaching, leadership development.

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Audrey Gyr

Audrey Gyr is one of GFI’s philanthropy officers, working to build lasting relationships with GFI supporters. Areas of expertise: sustainable agriculture, nonprofits, event & project management.

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Brittany Chambers

Brittany Chambers develops deep and long-lasting relationships with institutional givers. Areas of expertise: fundraising, grant writing, history and communications, management.