Donna Williams

Nonprofit Executive

Greater Detroit Area
Nonprofit Organization Management

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Donna Williams's Overview

  • President at Youth Development Commission
  • Vice President Programs at Big Brothers Big Sisters Metropolitan Detroit
  • Deputy Director Programs at Warren Conner Development Corporation

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Donna Williams' Experience


Youth Development Commission

February 2013Present (1 year 8 months) Greater Detroit Area

Executive Director

Brightmoor Community Center

September 2012February 2013 (6 months) Detroit, MI


Visions Education Development Consortium, LLC

July 2007September 2012 (5 years 3 months) Beverly Hills, MI

Founded Education Service Providers
Oversight of 75 to 200 school professionals
Oversight of $4 million+ budget
Established corporate infrastructure
Manage recruitment and retention
Manage consumer satisfaction
Interface with board, university, government, and community relations

Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Program Development industry

19992007 (8 years) Detroit, MI

Founding Executive Director
Developed and managed $1million+ annual budget
Secured over $7 million in foundation, corporate, and government grant funding
Coordinated development of 7,000 sq. foot community center
Coordinated development of 125 affordable homes
Developed and implemented youth, family, school-related, arts, and economic development programs

Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

19971999 (2 years) Southfield, MI

Deputy Director Programs

Warren Conner Development Corporation

19931997 (4 years)

Donna Williams' Skills & Expertise

  1. Public Speaking
  2. Non-profits
  3. Teaching
  4. Fundraising
  5. Writing
  6. Grant Writing
  7. Program Development
  8. Research and Analysis
  9. Strategic Planning
  10. Community Development
  11. Community Relations
  12. Budget Development
  13. Budget Management
  14. Coalition Building
  15. Issue Advocacy
  16. Budgets
  17. Analysis
  18. Public Policy
  19. Non-profit Administration
  20. Economic Development
  21. Public Relations
  22. Editing
  23. Policy
  24. Management
  25. Leadership Development
  26. Leadership
  27. Grants
  28. Research
  29. Policy Analysis
  30. Program Management
  31. Media Relations
  32. Social Networking
  33. Staff Development
  34. Government
  35. Event Planning
  36. Community Organizing
  37. Coalitions
  38. Volunteer Management
  39. Community Outreach
  40. Nonprofits
  41. Social Media
  42. Philanthropy
  43. Program Evaluation
  44. Affordable Housing
  45. Grassroots Organizing
  46. Youth Development

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Donna Williams' Education

Wayne State University

Master of Education (M.Ed.), Educational Leadership and Administration, General

20132015 (expected)

Harvard University

Certificate, Summer Leadership Institute

University of Michigan

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science

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