Mark Donato

Freelance Grant Writer & Proposal Writer

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Successful proposal for program to address substance use issues in kids and teens
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Successful proposal -- 6-figure gift for in-school and after-school program -- from New York City Department of Education
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Proposal for Legal Services program in New York City
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Fundraising Proposal to build a Story Teller's School in Afghanistan
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About Me:
Mark Donato
194 Watson Hollow Road
West Shokan, NY 12494

Experience

Director of Foundation Relations & Grant Writer, The Partnership at Drugfree.org
New York, New York, May 2004 – Sept. 2011

- Raised over $2 million as lead writer of foundation and corporate proposals and letters to individual major donors, including numerous 6-figure gifts to enable the start-up of new program initiatives
- Developing and writing regular reports to donors, interacting with program and executive staff
- Meeting with foundation and corporate donors and providing ongoing stewardship of these relationships
- Managing portfolio of 70 – 80 foundations and corporate giving programs
- Writing speeches for Partnership leadership for fundraising events
- Performing prospect research

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Location
Olivebridge, New York, United States