RaiseMN
A GiveMN Initiative

RaiseMN staff and coaches

Meet the team

RaiseMN Team

As RaiseMN is a new initiative of GiveMN to make a focused effort to increase nonprofit fundraising capacity, the core team is comprised of GiveMN staff. Additionally, RaiseMN will 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 Fundraising Institute. 

Andrea Kopfmann

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

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

Dan Moore

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

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

Tom Zimmerman

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

Mai Vang Mai Vang is GiveMN's Support Specialist and provides logistical planning and support for the RaiseMN Fundraising Institute.

Mai Vang

Mai Vang is GiveMN's Support Specialist and provides logistical planning and support for the RaiseMN Fundraising Institute.

 
 

Other RaiseMN Fundraising Institute coaches

As part of the RaiseMN Fundraising Institute, external fundraising coaches will be brought on to assist with the customized needs of each participating organization. We will be announcing these coaches here in the coming weeks.

 

GiveMN Board

Meghan McInerny - Chair
Clockwork

John Larsen - Vice Chair
Design 45

C. Scott Cooper
Community Volunteer

Dan Cramer
Grassroots Solutions

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

Steve Gasser
Vivid Image

Todd Hauschildt
Optum Consumer Solutions Group, UnitedHealth Group

Darla Kashian
RBC Wealth Management

Chris Lambe
Columbia University

Jamie Millard
Pollen

David Nicholson
Headwaters Foundation for Justice

Mahtab Rezai
Crux Collaborative

Jasmine Russell
Monicat Data

Diane Tran
HealthEast

Jeremy Wells
Minnesota Philanthropy Partners