Kate Neifeld
Development and Partnerships Manager
External Relations


Kate Neifeld is the development and partnerships manager with Bellwether on 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.

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