Lindsey Gleason, Assistant Director, joined the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) in April 2022. Her projects include communications, CFNRV’s annual day of giving (GiveLocalNRV), fundraising, and coordinating workshops for local nonprofit leaders and community members.
Prior to joining CFNRV, Lindsey worked at Virginia Tech for more than eight years, focusing on communications and fundraising work for Student Affairs Advancement and VT Engage: The Center for Leadership and Service Learning. She began her career in the nonprofit world at Accion, a global microfinance nonprofit.
Originally from Vermont, Lindsey earned her bachelor’s degree in international affairs at Northeastern University in Boston. During her time in college, she studied abroad in Accra, Ghana for a semester and worked at the Massachusetts State Archives for a six-month cooperative education experience. Now based out of the New River Valley, Lindsey enjoys traveling, reading, cooking, and spending time with loved ones.