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Nate Levin-Aspenson

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We can create a just world in our lifetime.

 
 

2013-2014

Grant Writing Intern

 

2014-2015

Development Director

 

2015 -

Freelance Fundraiser and Development Consultant

 

2016 -

Activist and Community Organizer

I was born in Durham, NC. That fact by itself is unremarkable, although it means a lot to me. I grew up there, and it was the first city where I lived with my wife, before we got married. I still think of Durham as my home, though I haven’t lived there in years. But it isn’t where my life changed.

I went to school, met my wife, went back to school, and found my career in Greensboro, NC.

After writing grants and managing all communications for a small nonprofit for two years, I finished my Masters and followed my wife to South Bend, IN. My time in the midwest sharpened my development skills as a freelance fundraiser and consultant working with growing nonprofits. It also taught me the value of working for justice in my local community as an organizer and founding member of South Bend’s Indivisible chapter.

Next, my wife’s doctoral odyssey will take us to Providence, RI. I look forward to how my life will change in our new home.

 

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My Work

 
 

2019 -

Regina Williams-Preston for Mayor

platform (co-writer; editor)

Printed materials

 

2018-2019

AFP Michiana

fund development chair

chapter secretary

web development (writing, some design)

 

2017 -

Upper Room Recovery Community

Donor development

Social MEdia

web development

Women’s Home Capital campaign

 

2017-2019

Big Brothers Big Sisters - St. Joseph County

Managing annual fundraising dinner 

 

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Education

 
 

masters in public affairs

University of North Carolina - Greensboro

 

bachelor of arts - political science; fine art

Guilford College

No education is ever finished, and I have learned at least as much since finishing my Masters than I did during and before it, but I would never have been able to without the preparation I received in school.

In addition to helping me find an amazing tabletop gaming group, my education helped make me into a halfway decent writer, and taught me how to manage and support an organization. It taught me to ask hard questions and to do something with the answers. It helped me turn passion into purpose.

I must also credit Guilford College for the luckiest thing that has ever happened to me. My wife and I lived in the same dorm freshman year.