Betsy McDermott Altheimer

Development Director

AltheimerBetsy_2022.jpgBetsy is a coach, fundraising strategist, writer, visual artist, collaborator and advisor. In her role as Development Director at the Ann Bancroft Foundation, she is responsible for strategic planning and day-to-day management of the fundraising activities, including the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of institutional and individual donors. She thrives on supporting transformational change in individuals and nurturing vital, responsive, healthy organizations, networks and communities. Her work combines leadership coaching and organizational fundraising strategy to align purpose, build clarity and momentum. Betsy has raised over $50 Million for racial and economic justice, art, design, health and education organizations. She most recently led the fundraising for Juxtaposition Arts' $14 Million dollar capital campaign which broke ground in September 2021.

Betsy is certified by the International Coaching Federation as an ACC and trained in Executive Coaching at the University of Saint Thomas. She holds a B.A. in visual art from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire and studied nonprofit management at Virginia Commonwealth University.

It is her greatest joy to partner with inspiring humans as they do incredible things.