Monica Steigerwald is a creative and versatile fundraising executive with more than 12 years of experience in a variety of nonprofit management roles. As Director of Major Gifts, Monica oversees Eisenhower Fellowships’ capital campaign to maximize the organization’s impact and expand the number of USA and Global Fellows. Monica brings a unique combination of grant making, fundraising and strategic planning experiences, and combines these to generate successful and compelling fundraising initiatives. Prior to joining EF in September 2016 she was the director of development at the Philadelphia Academies, Inc., where she managed all individual, corporate, foundation and government programs, and led the organization’s communications. Monica currently serves on the boards of SpeakUp and Saint Malachy School, and was a member of the 2015 Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange, an initiative to develop leaders of business, civic, and government organizations into visionaries dedicated to making Greater Philadelphia a world class region.


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Director of Major Gifts
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