After her year abroad in Germany, Sarah began working at EDEN+ Fundraising Consulting to serve influential organizations by delivering fundraising results. Sarah aims to provide expertise and direct support at the juncture of fundraising and strategic planning. Combining her curiosity for culture, social justice, and philanthropy, Sarah has an international collection of professional experiences. She has served in multiple organizations throughout Haiti, Spain, Malawi, and Germany. During her Bachelor’s at the University of Northern Iowa, she devoted two years to working with English-language learners, independently recruiting, training, and managing a database of volunteers and international students, while facilitating intercultural relationships.
Back home in Iowa, Sarah has managed a variety of campaigns. From student-led initiatives at the University of Northern Iowa’s Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, to a creating a grassroots campaign plan for her childhood church community, Sarah has seen the commitment it takes to organize an effective fundraising team. Most recently, Sarah completed a feasibility study and campaign for $500,000 in debt reduction and capital needs in Perry, Iowa. Currently, Sarah lives in Des Moines.