Sarah K. Moore, CFRE

Senior Consultant

Background & Expertise

Sarah brings a commitment to education and faith-based institutions that has spanned her 30-year career in development.  She has a diverse understanding of philanthropy as both a Development Director and as a professional fundraising consultant.  Her passion for helping the institutions that educate and enrich people both intellectually and spiritually has been recognized within the community with her innovative programs being used in schools and churches throughout Ohio.

Her management style is very hands on.  She understands the day-to-day demands of running a development office and has been instrumental in bringing an education-based model to religious institutions to increase their annual funds and offertories.

She has been able to incorporate the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ pastoral letter on stewardship into a program that makes time, talent and treasure a basis for fund raising in Catholic parishes.

Her philosophy is that she has been extremely blessed to find a profession that allows her to form long-term relationships and find a way to further the organization while fulfilling the dreams and wishes of an individual or family.

Sarah is a Columbus native. She received her BA degree from the University of Dayton and her MA from The Ohio State University.  She resides in Dublin with her husband and two daughters, Cecilia and Madelyn.

 

Success Stories

  • Planned and executed a successful $11 million capital campaign for St. Brigid of Kildare Parish and increased annual giving from $500,000 to over $2.6 million.
  • During her career she has consulted on over 16 capital campaigns raising over $50 million.
  • As Development Director of the Pontifical College Josephinum she created a sustainable development program and conducted a $5 million campaign
  • Sarah has been a featured speaker at the International Stewardship Conference, the National Catholic Development Conference, the Independent College Advancement Association’s Annual Conference and Our Sunday Visitor Stewardship Conference.

Professional Affiliations

  • Past president- Independent College Advancement Association
  • Member- National Catholic Development Association
  • Member- International Stewardship Association
  • Member- Diocesan SPICE (Special People in Catholic Education) committee
  • Member- Ball State University Swim and Diving Endowment Committee

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