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Kate Banta-Green

Consultant

Having worked as a grants manager at a statewide foundation, an on-the-ground fundraiser at a community food bank, and now as a consultant, I have specific insight into the full circle of philanthropy; I bring this perspective to every client engagement with the goal of crossing those bridges to achieve fundraising success.

Recent Clients Served

  • Amara Parenting
  • The Evergreen School
  • Food Lifeline
  • Town Hall Seattle
  • The Museum of Flight
  • Neighborcare Health
  • University Unitarian Church
  • YMCA of Snohomish County

Areas of Expertise

Human Services, Youth & Family Services, Crowdfunding, Environment, North Puget Sound, Community Healthcare

About Kate Banta-Green

Kate Banta-Green brings her lifelong interest in public service to every organization she works with. She knows that helping her clients reach financial and organizational goals requires a comprehensive approach to fundraising, donor relations, and strategic planning. In her client work, Kate:

  • Brainstorms the best development resources possible to move her clients forward
  • Helps organizations build a focused environment internally and strong ties with donors externally
  • Encourages board members to step into leadership roles, and convert donors into board members, volunteers, and advocates
  • Explores every aspect of fundraising and donor relations, from personal interactions to grant management

Prior to joining our firm, Kate worked as the Donor Development Manager for FamilyWorks Food Bank and Resource Center. Through the creation and implementation of donor plans, she doubled the organization's annual giving as a one-woman team during the Great Recession and managed the social media, website, and volunteer program.

Kate is very active with the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) - Advancement Northwest chapter and is Chair of its sponsorship committee. She has also been deeply involved in her children’s school for the past ten years, including volunteering in the classroom, fundraising, and chaperoning day and overnight trips. She has served as Chair of the school’s Direct Giving Campaign and as fundraising consultant on its playground project. Kate holds a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Ecology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as a Master of Public Administration and a Certificate in Fundraising Management from the University of Washington.