As the new Director of Development for Community Access NYC, based in Battery Park, Annasha will be driving continued growth of the organization’s individual giving program and furthering engagement with the philanthropic community and partner corporations.
Reporting to the Chief Development and Communications Officer, John Williams, Annasha will be charged with building the donor pipeline and soliciting individual gifts towards an ambitious organizational goal of 10-20% growth in private philanthropy with each coming year. She will also take on the management and cultivation of the Board of Trustees, a philanthropic counterpart to the governing Board of Directors. In addition to focusing on individual giving, Annasha will identify and develop promising corporate giving opportunities with partners such as real estate developers and vendors associated with Community Access housing projects.
Annasha has 10+ years of professional experience in the human rights and global development sector with the last 3 years of experience focused exclusively on frontline fundraising and portfolio management. In her previous role as Principal Gifts Manager at the Archdiocese of New York, Annasha was responsible for cultivating and soliciting a large portfolio of individual donors and raising 5-6 figure gifts towards an impressive annual goal. She also took on management of multiple Parishes during a previous capital campaign, growing her volunteer leadership management and campaign strategy skill set. Annasha is drawn to the Community Access mission of improving access to mental health services in NYC and looking forward to joining a dedicated and collegial Community Access team in 2020.
About Community Access
Founded in 1974, Community Access is a supportive housing and social services nonprofit organization serving people living with mental health concerns. Based in a spacious Battery Park office, the $32M operation provides services in Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx with 425 part- and full-time employees in 25 different locations.