Strengthening Our Nonprofit Community

Kim Glenn, Senior Associate

Managing Director

With extensive knowledge of the region’s philanthropic community, Kim is one of moss+ross’s senior fundraising consultants and has 14 years of experience in university development, non-profit management and fundraising, board development and engagement, strategic planning, campaign management, community outreach, prospect research, and private consulting. Her breadth of experience has supported a variety of engagements including capital campaigns, annual fund campaigns, development and organizational assessments, feasibility studies, strategic planning, Board training, executive search, and prospect research.  In addition, she has provided interim staffing support for several clients during key transition periods.

Kim was a recent co-presenter with the moss+ross team at the 2017 North Carolina Philanthropy Conference on the topic of “Moving your Donors to Major Gifts” and will be a contributing resource writer for Philanthropy Journal beginning in January 2018.

Kim’s university client list includes The Rams Club, Kenan-Flagler School of Business, School of Media and Journalism, and the Institute for Arts and Humanities at UNC-Chapel Hill.  Her nonprofit client list includes Healing Transitions of Wake County, SAFEchild, Community Music School, Camp Corral, Marbles Museum, Foundation of Hope, Dress for Success Triangle, SouthLight Healthcare, Public School Forum of North Carolina, Habitat for Humanity of Wake County, Boys & Girls Clubs serving Wake County, and Saint Saviour’s Center.

Kim’s university development career began at Duke University in 1992 where she served as the Director of Prospect Research.  During her tenure, Kim was responsible for overseeing a team of 4 prospect researchers with responsibility for identifying, researching, and rating major gift prospects for the University’s successful $500 million capital campaign.  In 1996, Kim was named Director of Development for the University of Louisville College of Business and Public Administration, a top ten school in entrepreneurship.  In addition to identifying, cultivating and soliciting major gift prospects, Kim established the college’s first National Visiting Committee comprised of internationally recognized entrepreneurs, including Michael Mondavi and John Peterman.  Early on, Kim served as the Community Outreach Coordinator for Greensboro’s Center for Creative Arts where she supported fundraising efforts and directed the Very Special Arts program for special needs children.

Kim joined moss+ross in 2011 after a career of working in nonprofit and higher education fundraising. She began her professional career in program audit with the Government Accountability Office, following graduation with honors from UNC Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler School of Business in 1988. Kim currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for The Green Chair Project where she has led the Executive, Development, Human Resources, and Strategic Planning Committees. She also serves on the Stewardship Taskforce at Edenton Street United Methodist Church. Kim lives in North Raleigh with her husband, Tres, and has two children, Matt and Peter.

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