I believe in the power of storytelling to change nonprofits’ trajectory. I am passionate about working with organizations to craft their narrative, amplify their voice, and accelerate their impact.

At CCS, Dana has partnered with institutions across all sectors – advocacy, arts and culture, education, environment, healthcare, human services, religion – as they seek to strengthen their infrastructure and undertake ambitious fundraising efforts. Dana’s primary areas of expertise include strategy, evaluation, and planning as she currently oversees the onboarding of feasibility studies, assessments, and development projects, including case development. In this role, she has collaborated with over 50 clients with fundraising goals ranging from $5 million to more than $1 billion. 

Prior to joining CCS, Dana supported development at The Shefa School, an independent school in Manhattan serving students with learning differences. Dana played a key role in formalizing the school’s fundraising infrastructure.

Dana received her BA in Communication Studies from Macaulay Honors College at Baruch College and her MS in Nonprofit Leadership at the University of Pennsylvania.

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  • 14th Street Y
  • Beth Tfiloh Congregation & Day School
  • Child Mind Institute
  • Hewitt School
  • Harvard Crimson
  • Museum of Chinese in America
  • NYU Stern School of Business
  • Palm Beach Zoo
  • Regis High School
  • Sanctuary for Families
  • The Trevor Project

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