Senior Vice President of Grants and Communications
- Greater New York City Area
- Nonprofit Organization Management
Elaine Katz's Overview
- Senior Vice President of Grants and Communications at Kessler Foundation
- Director of Development at Jersey Battered Women's Service
- Consulting Director of Marketing and Business Development at New Jersey Family Services Business Development Group
- Manager of Marketing and Business Development at Jewish Family & Career Services
- Director of Client Services at Benefit Management Consultants, Inc.
- Business Owner Insurance Agency at Elaine. E. Katz & Associates
- Insurance Agent at Prudential Insurance Company
- Speech Pathologist at Speech Pathologist
Elaine Katz's Summary
Current Community Activities
--Member Board of Directors, Disabilities Funders Network
--Chair, Board of Trustees, Jespy House
--Member Essex County/Newark WIB, Disabilities Issues Committee
--Member Disabilities Issues Committee, NJ-SETC
--Member Program Committee, NJ Council of Grantmakers
--Member Human Services Advisory Council of Union County
--Past Advisory Panel Member, NTAR
Katz, E. Fall 2009. Finding work: Where to start when a new job is your best option. StrokeSmart. American Stroke Association
Katz E., Luecking, R. October 2009. Collaborating and coordinating with employers. Issue Brief of the NTAR Leadership Center. Issue 3.
Katz, E., Derose R., The ADA 20 years later: the 2010 Survey of Americans with Disabilities. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 2010, 33(4):345.
Katz, E., DeRose R. Commentary: A Call to Action: The 2010 Survey of Employment of Americans with Disabilities. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 2011, Jan;34(1):4-5.
Katz, E.,Kauder R., May 2011. Social Enterprise Businesses: A Strategy for Creating Good Jobs for People with Disabilities. Disability and Work Research Report, Joint publication from John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development and Kessler Foundation.
Katz, E., O’Connell, M., Nicholas, R. July 2012. Strategies to Support Employer-Driven Initiatives to Recruit and Retain Employees with Disabilities. Disability and Work Research Report, Joint publication from John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development and Kessler Foundation.
Katz, Elaine E., Social Enterprise Businesses: A Strategy for Creating Good Jobs for People with Disabilities. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 40(2014), 137-142.
Specialties: Grantsmanship, Employment issues related to people with disabilities, Board Development, Fundraising, Non-Profit Management
Elaine Katz's Experience
Senior Vice President of Grants and Communications
Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Health, Wellness and Fitness industry
2001 – Present (13 years)
Responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring a comprehensive grantmaking program for the Foundation and oversees the Foundation’s communication department.
Director of Development
Jersey Battered Women's Service
1999 – 2001 (2 years)
Responsible for planning, managing and implementing a comprehensive fundraising program of $1.6 million including annual fund drives, grantsmanship, corporate and personal solicitation programs, special events, mail campaigns, memorial/honorary giving programs and planned giving. Evaluated fundraising efforts again performance and financial objectives. Administered donor relationship program, including overseeing fundraising database, prospect identification, cultivation, and solicitation. Supervised development team of database associate and grants manager.
Consulting Director of Marketing and Business Development
New Jersey Family Services Business Development Group
1997 – 1998 (1 year)
Cultivated and fostered business ventures and new markets for business development group of the NJ Association of Jewish Family Service Agencies. Screened projects and evaluated market opportunities for Executive Directors, Present business and marketing ideas for individual agency use.
Manager of Marketing and Business Development
Jewish Family & Career Services
1989 – 1996 (7 years)
Facilitated agency marketing program. Managed agency's managed care venture, advertising and media communications. Developed new business opportunities in tandem with Executive Director and Board of Directors,
Also served as Project Direcdtor of re-accreditation with Council on Accreditation (1994) and Resettlement Adminstrator (1989-1994)
Elaine Katz's Skills & Expertise
- Board Development
- Community Outreach
- Program Development
- Grant Writing
- Event Planning
- Public Relations
- Strategic Planning
- Leadership Development
- Volunteer Management
- Program Management
- Community Development
- Public Speaking
- Social Services
- Event Management
- Proposal Writing
- Workforce Development
- Staff Development
- Program Evaluation
- Resource Development
- Developmental Disabilities
- Mental Health
- Community Organizing
- Organizational Development
Elaine Katz's Education
Elaine Katz's Additional Information
Employment issues facing people with disabilities, networking, keeping in touch with colleagues
- Groups and Associations:
Vice Chair Disability Funders Network, Advisory panel member, National Technical Assistance and Research Center, Member Human Services Advisory Council of Union County, NJ, American Speech and Hearing Association, CCC-SLP
Contact Elaine for:
- career opportunities
- consulting offers
- expertise requests
- reference requests
- getting back in touch