Friends of the High Line is pleased to welcome Alyssa Restaino as its new Senior Director of Institutional Giving.
Alyssa joins The High Line from New York Road Runners (NYRR), where she served as the Director of Institutional Giving. In this role, Alyssa led NYRR’s institutional giving portfolio, encompassing $3M in corporate, foundation, and government funding annually. Prior to her work at New York Road Runners, Alyssa served as the Associate Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations at the National Audubon Society.
In her new role as Senior Director of Institutional Giving, Alyssa will lead, manage, and grow the intuitional advancement program. Alyssa will report to Tara Morris, Chief Advancement Officer of the High Line. She will work closely with advancement and program colleagues to implement creative and strategic approaches to attain funding for the High Line’s institutional priorities. Alyssa is excited to bring her passion and experience raising funds in non-profit organizations to The High Line.
About Friends of the High Line
Friends of the High Line is both a nonprofit organization and a public park on the West Side of Manhattan. Through their work with communities on and off the High Line, they are devoted to reimagining public spaces to create connected, healthy neighborhoods and cities. The High Line offers family, teen and education programs including interactive, nature-based, and art-making programs, paid job opportunities for local youth, and in-school and after-school programs for thousands of NYC public school students. For more information, please visit https://www.thehighline.org/