Dana is a nonprofit professional with experience delivering customized client consultations and workshops to both funders and nonprofits—including business model assessments, financial projections, capitalization planning, and financial literacy coaching.
Before joining the FMA team, Dana spent six years at Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF). During her time there she managed the administration of a $1.1-million loan fund, led an initiative to provide financial technical assistance to a large arts organization, and helped design an Excel tool and corresponding discussion guide for program officers at a national foundation.
Dana previously worked at Homes for the Homeless, one of the largest providers of transitional housing in the country.
Dana received her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Amherst College. She spent a semester at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, where she worked as a volunteer in a local group home for physically and mentally disabled children.