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Nadia Elguindy

Nadia Elguindy

Director of Institutional Advancement

Legal Services Corporation

District of Columbia, DC

“…it is in giving that we receive.” -Francis of Assisi I am an impassioned evangelist for causes that speak to everyday Americans.

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The Nexus Fund

Director of Development

Oversaw the development and implementation of strategies for organizational growth.

Donor Solicitation: Launched a major donor program and a new CRM system
Communications: Oversaw website redesign. Devised overarching communication strategy and retooled the mission, vision, objectives to ensure consistent messaging
Donor Cultivation: Launched salon events in major cities across the U.S. making use of virtual reality experiences as a fundraising tool
Strategic Planning: Developed initial 3-5 year fundraising strategic plan to bring annual budget from $900,000 to $2.1M in two years and then to $4.5M by 2020
Grant Writing: Initiated relationships with foundations both within the U.S. and abroad in support of the Nigeria and Myanmar projects


Center for International Policy

Director of Development

Worked closely with the Executive Director, the board of directors and program management to develop and implement CIP’s fundraising strategy involving building and maintaining a coordinated fundraising infrastructure, including managing donor relations, foundations, annual giving campaigns, planned giving, digital and direct mail communications and events. Serve on the management committee, as board liaison and check signer.

Doubled the number of new donors and diminished the number of lapsed donors by 60% in 2014 compared to 2013. Secured individual gifts of $75,000 and higher.
Increased end of year digital and direct mail campaign revenue by $50,000 between 2013 and 2014 totaling in $150,000 in 2014.

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