Alissa Carney finds great fulfillment in helping nonprofits reach their goals. She believes philanthropy has the power to change the world if nonprofits are willing to do the hard work, address power dynamics, and be open to learning and listening to their communities. With over 15 years in the industry, she enjoys the intricate details of data and process work and aims for increased efficiency and accuracy in every endeavor.
At BWF, Alissa is a solutions partner with expertise in development operations, gift processing, project management, and process improvement. She understands that behind-the-scenes development operations is essential to a strong philanthropy team. Supporting and assisting these philanthropic-driven teams that are working towards their goals is motivating to Alissa. She feels honored to be part of their work and provide help in any way possible.
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
In her free time, Alissa loves biking, hiking, and boating with her husband during the short Minnesota summers. She also enjoys renovating her home, practicing yoga, dining with friends, and doing puzzles.