Courage Center Welcomes Susan Oswald as Major Gifts Director
MINNEAPOLIS, July 28, 2009 — Minneapolis-based Courage Center, a nonprofit rehabilitation and resource center for people with disabilities, welcomes Susan Oswald to its development team. In her role as senior director of Major and Planned Gifts she will develop and implement strategic initiatives through best practices in donor identification, research, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. Oswald reports to Audrey Kintzi, vice president/Chief Development Officer in planning and implementation of capital campaigns for board-approved initiatives.
Most recently, Oswald served as senior director of Capital and Endowment Campaigns for the Science Museum of Minnesota where she led a $50 million campaign for endowment, special programs and capital investments. Prior to that she was involved in various fundraising and development roles for the Minnesota Children's Museum, Minnesota Public Radio and the University of Minnesota's College of Education and Human Development.
Susan believes "the best part of development work is the opportunity to meet and nurture relationships with so many fascinating people." She is eager to share her passion for Courage Center with those who give generously to make a difference in the lives of others. "It seems that everyone knows about Courage Center. It is a well-respected and valued organization in our community, and I'm proud to be a part of it."
Susan's office is in the Development Department at Courage Center Golden Valley; she can be reached at 763-520-0879 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT COURAGE CENTER
Courage Center is a nonprofit rehabilitation and resource center that advances the lives of children and adults experiencing barriers to health and independence. At Courage Center, we specialize in treating brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, chronic pain, autism, and disabilities experienced since birth. Founded in 1928, Minneapolis-based Courage Center offers advanced technologies and innovation provided in part through the efforts of thousands of volunteers and donors. For more information visit www.couragecenter.org.