Let's Build Hope Together
Children’s Bureau’s team of Philanthropy Advisors welcome the opportunity to discuss how you can Build Hope for children. There are lots of ways you can give, connect, and engage in helping to ensure that every child in the Children’s Bureau family is resilient in the face of adversity. We look forward to meeting with you.
Yvette is excited and enthusiastic about reaching more people and giving them the opportunity to BUILD HOPE in our community. As a vice president and fundraising consultant for Netzel Grigsby Associates, Yvette worked closely with the staff and volunteer leadership of social service, educational and faith-based non-profits throughout Southern California to raise millions of dollars to increase program impact. Her clients included Special Olympics of Southern California, Bel Air Church, Southern California Public Radio, the Los Angeles Food Bank, Mirman School and Villa Esperanza Services. Currently Yvette serves on the board of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (2022 Greater Los Angeles Chapter president) and on the Alumnae Leadership Council of Scripps College. She is past board president of Leadership California, Home Again Los Angeles and the Burbank Community YMCA. She was named National Big Sister of the Year in 1993, Burbank Woman of the Year by Congressman Adam Schiff in 2010 and Outstanding Recent Alumna by Scripps College in 2000. Yvette truly believes people want to create a brighter a future for our children and are ready to be part of the solution.
Paulina is committed to safeguarding donor intent while preserving the integrity of organizational resources. Before coming to Children’s Bureau, Paulina was a fundraiser for Planned Parenthood who exceeded her program’s previous year giving by 50%. Prior, she was Treasurer at the Cerritos College Foundation where she managed financial systems of 300+ unrestricted, restricted, and endowment funds during a period of net asset growth from $5MM to $10MM. She volunteers as an officer at her local women’s club and is a devoted mother.
Isabel is a seasoned fundraiser specializing in grants and she leads Children’s Bureau’s institutional giving efforts. Before joining CB, she fundraised for nonprofits in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles, including LA’s Best. Isabel is also a veteran educator at the collegiate level and taught Rhetoric courses at Howard University. When not raising money to BUILD HOPE, Isabel enjoys performing long-form improv and writing comedy scripts.
Dana partners with donors to build authentic relationships, pairing an individual's giving goals with Children's Bureau programs to BUILD HOPE for our most vulnerable children and their families. Previously, Dana was fundraising for military-connected entrepreneurs and schools, and spent over 10 years in business development for The Capital Group, Fidelity Investments, and Aetna. She is a mom to two teenagers, volunteers in community beautification efforts, and garden club leadership.
Adrian is a writer and artist committed to improving access to high quality health and human services for children, families, and communities. As a disability and educational rights advocate, Adrian has led fundraising efforts to expand mental health services and free popular education in Los Angeles. He joined Children’s Bureau in 2022 as a Grant Specialist as part of the Institutional Giving and Research Team. He hopes to further develop a culture of philanthropy amongst colleagues and peers.
Will is a tech-startup veteran who has been responsible for marketing, digital strategy, partnerships, and data analysis. He’s helped companies set revenue records, win innovation awards, and secure over $45MM in venture capital funding. Will is drawn to Children’s Bureau’s mission to protect vulnerable children through prevention, treatment, and advocacy. He is thrilled to start raising money for BUILD HOPE.
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