Elaine Katz

Elaine Katz

Senior Vice President of Grants and Communications

Location
Greater New York City Area
Industry
Nonprofit Organization Management

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Elaine Katz's Overview

Current
Past
  • 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
Education
Connections

500+ connections

Websites

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

Publications:
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

Kessler Foundation

Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Health, Wellness and Fitness industry

2001Present (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

19992001 (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

19971998 (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

19891996 (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)

Director of Client Services

Benefit Management Consultants, Inc.

19861989 (3 years)

Evaluated and designed employee benefit programs and advised clients on developing benefit budgets and allocation of benefit expenditures.

Business Owner Insurance Agency

Elaine. E. Katz & Associates

19841986 (2 years)

Insurance Agent

Prudential Insurance Company

19811984 (3 years)

Speech Pathologist

Speech Pathologist

19771981 (4 years)

Elaine Katz's Skills & Expertise

  1. Non-profits
  2. Grants
  3. Board Development
  4. Community Outreach
  5. Program Development
  6. Grant Writing
  7. Writing
  8. Event Planning
  9. Public Relations
  10. Strategic Planning
  11. Leadership Development
  12. Research
  13. Volunteer Management
  14. Program Management
  15. Nonprofits
  16. Fundraising
  17. Leadership
  18. Community Development
  19. Strategy
  20. Public Speaking
  21. Social Services
  22. Event Management
  23. Marketing
  24. Training
  25. Budgets
  26. Management
  27. Teaching
  28. Proposal Writing
  29. Workforce Development
  30. Healthcare
  31. Disabilities
  32. Policy
  33. Staff Development
  34. Program Evaluation
  35. Philanthropy
  36. Resource Development
  37. Developmental Disabilities
  38. Mental Health
  39. Community Organizing
  40. Organizational Development

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Elaine Katz's Education

Adelphi University

MS, Speech Pathology

19761977

Boston University

BS, Speech Pathology & Audiology

19721976

Elaine Katz's Additional Information

Websites:
Interests:

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

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