Kate Neifeld is the development and partnerships manager with Bellwether in the External Relations team.
Her extensive background in the nonprofit sector includes a range of roles in K-12 education reform, higher education fundraising, community and stakeholder engagement, child welfare policy, communications, and philanthropy.
Prior to joining Bellwether, Kate was a program officer at The Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation, where she managed multiple grant portfolios, administered a scholarship program, and assisted with the foundation’s strategic growth plans.
Kate holds a master’s degree in urban policy and management from The New School and a bachelor’s degree in film studies from The University of Vermont.
Why I do this work:
All students deserve access to an education that sets them up for success in life. Families, students, communities, and schools deserve the resources and support to make that a reality, and I am committed to helping make it happen.
Experience at Bellwether
Grant Development and Implementation