RaiseMN
A GiveMN Initiative

About us

Meet the team

RaiseMN Team

As RaiseMN is an initiative of GiveMN to increase nonprofit fundraising capacity, the core team is comprised of GiveMN staff. Additionally, RaiseMN may retain external fundraising experts to meet the specific needs of organizations participating in the RaiseMN Fundraising Institute.

Jake Blumberg

Jake Blumberg is the Executive Director of GiveMN and oversees the planning and first offering of RaiseMN. Jake will also be working with the GiveMN Board, funders and other stakeholders to scale RaiseMN into the future.

Andrea Kopfmann   Andrea is the Director of Campaigns and Partnerships for GiveMN and the project manager for the RaiseMN Campaign Institute.

Andrea Kopfmann

Andrea is the Director of Campaigns and Partnerships for GiveMN and the project manager for the RaiseMN Campaign Institute.

Dan Moore   Dan Moore is the Director of Operations and Donor Experience and will serve as a coach for the RaiseMN Campaign Institute.

Dan Moore

Dan Moore is the Director of Operations and Donor Experience and will serve as a coach for the RaiseMN Campaign Institute.

Tom Zimmerman   Tom Zimmerman is Director of Marketing and Communications at GiveMN and will be overseeing RaiseMN.org and building fundraising resources for nonprofits.

Tom Zimmerman

Tom Zimmerman is Director of Marketing and Communications at GiveMN and will be overseeing RaiseMN.org and building fundraising resources for nonprofits.


Other RaiseMN Campaign Institute coaches

As part of the RaiseMN Campaign Institute, external fundraising coaches may be brought on to assist with the customized needs of each participating organization. 


GiveMN Board of Directors

Meghan McInerny - Chair
Clockwork

Mahtab Rezai - Vice Chair
Crux Collaborative

C. Scott Cooper
Community Volunteer

Dan Cramer
Grassroots Solutions

Jacqui Dorsey
Hvistendahl, Moersch, Dorsey & Hahn, P.A.

Steve Gasser
Vivid Image

John Larsen
Design 45

Darla Kashian
RBC Wealth Management

Chris Lambe
Strategic Development Consultant

Pedro Medina
Haystack

Jamie Millard
Pollen

David Nicholson
Headwaters Foundation for Justice

Melissa Pelland
University of St. Thomas

Jasmine Russell
Monicat Data