Erin McDonald

Senior Manager, Development

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Pronouns: She/her

Erin joins Per Scholas as Senior Manager, Development for New Markets in the Midwest. She brings over 20 years of mission focused relationship building and revenue generation efforts for organizations including Trine University, the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, American Red Cross and Muscular Dystrophy Association. Her work has provided a wide range of experience across the development process including prospect identification and research, grant writing, event planning, board development, volunteer management, and major gift solicitation and stewardship.

Erin attended Ball State University where she majored in Journalism and Public Relations. She enjoys reading, cooking, and all kinds of music. She lives with her husband in Fort Wayne, Indiana where they are the devoted personal staff to their cat, Emmy.


Per Scholas is Closed for the Week

To recognize the hard work and commitment of our full Per Scholas team, we are providing an org-wide week off from July 4-8. This break is designed for all staff and learners to relax and recharge. If you have an urgent inquiry, please email [email protected]. While staff will be limited during this week, we will make every effort to respond as quickly as possible.