Allison McDonald

Grants Manager

Allison manages all YouthBridge Community Foundation grant processes provided by unrestricted funds, donors and clients. She works to ensure an accurate, timely, efficient and transparent process for the entire grant cycle from proposal to closure. She brings strong organizational skills with a passion for customer service and the non-profit community in St. Louis.

Allison has over 13 years of experience with fundraising and development in the non-profit field. Most recently she was the development specialist at Safe Connections, where she was responsible for donor stewardship, database management, and supported all fundraising activities and events. She also works closely with many non-profit clients on fundraising galas through her business, Flourish Events. Allison volunteers with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri and loves supporting cultural and charitable events in the St. Louis region.