Non-profit veteran brings impressive record of transforming fundraising programs to the agency
Submitted by Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children
Spence-Chapin, a non-profit adoption and family services agency, today announced that Caroline Gallagher has joined the 107-year-old agency as EVP, Chief Development Officer. Gallagher will design, implement and manage all fundraising activities. In this role she will help develop programs that provide a welcoming and supportive environment for members of the Spence-Chapin community, and will provide strategic planning and direction in all facets of development.
Gallagher brings more than 15 years of non-profit development and fundraising experience to Spence-Chapin. For nearly a decade, she held various positions including Senior Managing Director at Changing Our World, Inc., an international philanthropy and fundraising firm. More recently she acted as founder and principal of Gallagher Molloy Consulting, LLC, providing counsel and oversight of fundraising planning and implementation initiatives to clients. Gallagher earned her Bachelors of Arts from Providence College and her Masters of Science from Fordham University. She resides in Manhattan with her husband and their two children.
“Caroline is a results-oriented, strategic fundraiser with a proven record helping non-profit organizations transform their fundraising programs and donor support,” says Adam Cotumaccio, President, Spence-Chapin. “Her vast experience with large-scale capital campaigns, development audits, development curriculum, annual giving, partnerships, and Board development will greatly impact the important work of Spence-Chapin. Caroline is a highly regarded development professional who is well suited to help us continue our work to find families for children in the most need.”
About Spence-Chapin Services to Families & Children
Spence-Chapin is a licensed and accredited non-profit organization. The agency brings over 100 years of experience in finding families for children through its adoption and mental and emotional health programs. Spence-Chapin’s fundamental belief is that Every Child Deserves A Family. Through its Modern Family Center, Spence-Chapin has broadened its impact in child welfare and permanency by providing support, workshops, crisis intervention, and pre- and post-adoption counseling services. The agency provides its services to children in need of a family; birth, foster, and adoptive parents; as well as family and health institutions.
SPENCE-CHAPIN IS AN ACCREDITED NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION THAT HAS BEEN OFFERING QUALITY ADOPTION SERVICES FOR MORE THAN 100 YEARS. Our mission is to help find loving families for children whatever their needs or circumstances, and provide counseling and support for all children and the families to whom they have been born or entrusted. Our mission is driven by the simple belief that every child deserves a family.
Spence-Chapin focuses on finding adoptive homes for children who need families; promoting the understanding of adoption through counseling and public education; and improving adoption's image and practice. Through our Modern Family Center we are helping each family member navigate their individual adoption stories with clarity and confidence. Spence-Chapin's roots can be traced to the early 1900s and the pioneering work of Clara Spence, and Dr. and Mrs. Henry Chapin, who independently established nurseries out of concern for homeless infants abandoned in hospitals and shelters.
Today, Spence-Chapin is proud of our role as a prominent voice and leading advocate for adoption, and of our commitment to the wellbeing of all members of the adoption triad: birth parents, adoptive parents, and their children.