Michelle Morazán is an accomplished fundraising professional with two decades’ experience in the public sector with a focus on nonprofit management, organizational development, sustainability planning, and community engagement. She has a unique ability to manage nonprofit organizations at all stages of development through excellent project management, research, evaluation and strategic planning skills.Her pointed, deep understanding of the political and fundraising landscape in New York City gives her an unmatched ability to support local organizations with community-initiated solutions.
For nearly a decade, Michelle has provided strategic fundraising consulting services to a variety of nonprofit organizations and social enterprise endeavors, often serving in interim leadership positions. During this period, she developed fundraising analysis and strategies that resulted in data-supported roadmaps for sustainable multi-year diversification, annual giving campaigns, and major gifts programs. A stint as the COO at CLASH, a 501 (c)3 organization sponsored by Alianza Dominicana, allowed Michelle to develop and implement a multi-disciplinary cultural space for Latino art exhibitions and cultural/literary conferences. At CLASH, she served as the Director of Institutional Development and External Affairs and the Director of Special Projects and Community and Governmental Affairs; she managed the organization’s $16 million annual budget and led a $26 million capital campaign for a new community facility.
Michelle is a political science doctoral candidate at the City University of New York Graduate Center. She holds a master’s degree in public policy from the City University of New York Graduate Center, a master’s degree in public administration from New York University and a Bachelor of Science degree in policy analysis from Cornell University.