Presented by: Adriana Loson-Ceballos, Director of Network Resources, Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy
Date and Time
- Wednesday, April 15, 2020
- 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Speaker: Adriana Loson-Ceballos, Director of Network Resources, Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy
Adriana Loson-Ceballos has successfully fundraised for local, national, and international nonprofits working in the fields of social services, arts and culture, social justice, and human rights in New York City, Washington D.C., San Diego, and Mexico City. She has almost a decade of experience writing proposals for city, county, state, and federal grants that have resulted in significant annual portions of the organizations’ budgets. Ms. Loson-Ceballos has also obtained foundation funding from family, community, institutional, and foreign foundations, with grants up to $1,000,000. Her experience in foundation fundraising has resulted in strong donor prospecting and cultivation skills, as well as a successful creation of evidence-driven strategies based on the organization’s CRM data. She has developed a corporate membership program for a social service organization in NYC and worked with corporations to obtain organizational support in the form of sponsorships, grants, and partnership opportunities supporting the corporation’s CSR goals. Contributing to the strategy around individual and annual fund appeals, and working fundraising events, she has developed fruitful relationships with donors and boards at various organizations.
Adriana has an M.A. in human rights studies from Columbia University and is currently completing a Ph.D. program in leadership studies with a concentration in nonprofit and philanthropic management at the University of San Diego.
Born in Mexico and raised in California, Adriana has worked in human rights & social justice locally, nationally, and internationally in support of everything from the arts to law. She believes philanthropy can make the world more equitable, a commitment she lives and breathes. At EPIP, she works with a national network of emerging philanthropic leaders to mobilize resources & partnerships to be more effective & approach fundraising with an asset-based lens. Adriana has an M.A. in human rights studies from Columbia University and is currently completing a Ph.D. program in leadership studies with a concentration in nonprofit and philanthropic management at the University of San Diego. As a PhD student, she’s defending her dissertation proposal on the Latino Community Foundation’s Giving Circle Network’s capacity to democratize philanthropy through a people powered movement.