Amy Zganjar

Washington, DC

Over the course of her career, Amy has helped mission-based organizations and leaders build highly effective fundraising programs and teams positioned for transformational growth. Amy brings a deep understanding of all aspects of philanthropy and is an exceptional thought partner and strategist for established and emerging leaders.

Most recently, Amy served as Senior Vice President of Development and Transformational Partnerships for Share Our Strength, helping to build a comprehensive individual giving program from the ground up, launching the organization’s first direct response program and a major giving campaign.

At Share Our Strength Amy helped create a strong culture of philanthropy and made the case for seeking transformational and multiyear investments. Over the past decade, she developed numerous initiatives that have transformed the organization’s impact and laid the foundation for sustained growth. Most recently, she led a successful effort to raise and deploy $100 million to connect millions of children in the United States to the food they need.

Amy lives in DC with her husband and two children and enjoys long walks and spending time with friends, family, and her dog, Gumbo.

Why I Do This Work
As a development leader with a lifelong commitment to social change, I believe in the power of philanthropy and have seen what is possible when organizations have the resources they need to realize their visions.

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