Christine Dawson

Vice President of Philanthropic Services, Community Foundation for Monterey County

Christine Dawson, CFRE is Vice President of Philanthropic Services at the Community Foundation for Monterey County and a Certified Fund Raising Executive. Christine helps individuals, families and businesses realize their philanthropic vision. Since 2011 she has overseen the Philanthropic Resource Department and helps donors give more effectively through charitable funds, life-income vehicles and legacy giving. Christine has over twenty five years’ experience in nonprofit development and administration. She was Associate Director of Development for the Physical and Biological Sciences Division at UC Santa Cruz and Director of Development for the Hyde Collection, an art museum in Glen Falls, New York.  Throughout her career, Christine has served as an advocate for healthy families, women’s issues and community.


Community Foundation Spark Session: Business Models for Family Philanthropy Services

Posted on January 26, 2019 by Christine Dawson, Ann Engelhard, Tony Macklin

This is NCFP’s third annual deep dive into business models for more intensive community foundation services to multi-generation and multi-branch families. Two foundations will provide details on how they defined their customer segments, developed their portfolio of programs and services, worked with their board to set goals and success measures, refined their financial model for expanded services, engage advisors, and more. Their presentations will be based on NCFP’s Philanthropic Services Business Model Canvas and join… Read More