Barbara W. Wolf, Vice President, Philanthropy, comes to NHPF with over 25 years of distinguished fundraising, program management and advocacy leadership experience in both not-for-profit and for-profit environments.
Ms. Wolf’s proven expertise in identifying, cultivating and winning funding, well positioned her for her role at NHPF which includes raising funds for NHPF’s Operation Pathways Resident Services Program, researching prospective donors and grantors, investor funds and unique approaches to fundraising, drafting grant proposals, offering memoranda and other funding correspondence and creating a strong fundraising message that appeals to potential donors. She is also responsible for managing the grant and other donor application process, participating in creating funding campaigns and corresponding with all current and potential donors.
Ms. Wolf served as Vice-President, Development for the National Apartment Association Education Institute where she led a capital campaign to raise funds for new talent acquisition and education programs benefiting the multifamily industry. She also counts in her experience developing and executing multi-platform fundraising strategies on behalf of the MedicAlert Foundation where she served as Vice President of Advancement.
Ms. Wolf also served as Senior Vice President for United Way National Capital Area leading corporate and workplace campaigns. Over eight years as Senior Vice President of Jobs for America’s Graduates, a national dropout prevention program, Ms. Wolf convincingly advocated on behalf of at-risk young people, cultivated and implemented the organizations first program in the nations capital, and secured funding from top US corporations and foundations.
Ms. Wolf is a graduate of Virginia Tech. She also volunteers for the Salvation Army Grate Patrol, and has volunteered extensively and served on the boards of non-profits in the Washington Metro Area.