Nicole Donelson

Nicole Donelson

Vice President of Philanthropy, Central Florida Foundation

Nicole Donelson is the Vice President of Philanthropy at Central Florida Foundation. In her role at the Foundation, Nicole leads and manages the annual plan for business revenue, growth of assets and fund holder satisfaction.

Originally from California, Nicole earned a degree in Psychology from University of California, Davis. Prior to her role at the Foundation, Nicole served as Executive Director for the American Diabetes Association with responsibility for four markets across the state of Florida. She comes to the Foundation with 12 years of nonprofit experience with a focus on business development and relationship building.

Outside of work, Nicole enjoys spending time with her friends and family – which includes her husband and two children. She has a passion for health and fitness and any opportunity to enjoy the outdoors.


Community Foundations Network Topical Call: Supporting Families with a Small Shop

Posted on March 3, 2020 by Vicki Andrews, Nicole Donelson, Ellen Grill

Community foundations have inspiring opportunities to work with giving families. However, meeting the needs of family donors when you have a small staff can be a challenge. How do small donor services teams and small shops balance their workload and adequately steward donor families? Join your colleagues who may have established family philanthropy services and those who are just getting… Read More