Treat Harvey

Senior Donor Engagement Officer, Triangle Community Foundation

Treat Harvey is the Senior Donor Engagement Officer at the Triangle Community Foundation. Treat works with the Foundation’s donors to help them realize their philanthropic goals and support critical needs in the Triangle. Treat came to the Foundation after more than twenty years of fundraising at various institutions, including Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc., the Emily Krzyzewski Center (Durham, NC), International Youth Foundation (Baltimore, MD), Duke University, Durham Arts Council, and Smith College (Northampton, MA).  She left her job in hotel sales and marketing in New York to move to Durham in 1995 and immediately fell in love with the Triangle.

In Durham, Treat has been a member of the board of Mallarmé Chamber Players, the City of Durham’s Cultural Advisory Board, Durham Crisis Response Center, the Smith College Club of the Triangle, and the Samuel DuBois Cook Society at Duke University.  She has provided pro bono fundraising guidance for clients of Executive Service Corps, the Pauli Murray Project, Preservation Durham, LEAP (Latino Educational Achievement Partnership), Maureen Joy Charter School, the LGBTQ Center of Durham, and Book Harvest, among other organizations.  She is a member of the Rotary Club of Durham and the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP/Triangle Chapter).  Treat is active in her church, St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Durham.


Community Foundation Spark Session: Giving Circles as a Philanthropic Service

Posted on February 22, 2018 by J Mullineaux, Jason Franklin, Jessica Bearman, Treat Harvey, Tony Macklin

The number of giving circles in the U.S. has tripled to almost 1,110 from 2007. They are an increasingly popular means for people with a shared identity and a shared geography to become involved, educated, and connected. Community foundations, including at least a third of NCFP’s community foundation subscribers, are still the most common fiscal hosts for giving circles. In… Read More