AMGT Q&A with Fundraising Experts


AMGT Instructor and Mason's Associate VP of Development Eileen Kennedy hosts a panel of arts fundraising experts

George Mason University's Arts Management Program Presents an Invigorating Conversation with Fundraising Experts moderated by AMGT Faculty & Associate Vice President for Advancement at Mason, Eileen Kennedy. Join us for a discussion around trending practices in the arts, education and non-profit sectors including annual giving strategies, diversifying donor base, ways to attract high-capacity donors to your program and special events.

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Meet our Panelists

Eileen Kennedy (Moderator): Eileen Kennedy is the Associate Vice President of Development, Central and Units. In this leadership role, she oversees the following areas - university life, athletics, libraries, visual/performing arts, annual giving, parent and family philanthropy, and planned giving.

Stephanie Cabacoy: Stephanie Anne A. Cabacoy approaches all that she does with a passion for building strong meaningful relationships. As the Associate Director of Development and Engagement, Stephanie oversees group sales, manages fundraising campaigns, and serves as the main point of contact for community partnerships.

Kate Earnest: Kate Earnest is currently the Director of Annual Giving at Burgundy Farm Country Day School. Kate spent nine years at the Smithsonian American Art Museum where she served as Director of Special Projects and before that was a Senior Corporate and Foundation Relations Officer, helping to secure between five and seven figure gifts.

Shayne Doty: Shayne Doty is Vice President, Development for the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra. He has developed the narrative of how the Symphony helps complete the fulfillment of Charlotte, beyond a finance center, as a major American City.

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