Kate Hoff has more than two decades of fundraising and nonprofit organization management experience. Most recently serving as the Vice President for Development of the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, Kate's professional and volunteer board service has exposed her to local food and farming, climate change, animal welfare, rural issues, environmental issues, agriculture, trade, health (especially as linked to food and climate), democracy and governance, international issues, fair trade, justice, human rights, advocacy, and the arts (visual and performing). Kate has also worked on board development and strategic planning.
Things you might not know about Kate: She is extremely good at sourcing things via the Internet, Craig’s List, and estate sales. She gets things done. She excels at finding typos, Internet stalking and discretion. She's traveled all over the planet. Kate has been called “concierge to the world,” and for good reason. She's an excellent matchmaker, researcher, connector and creative problem solver. She has particular talent in understanding and managing complex situations and relationships. She has many opinions about the state of philanthropy and its impact on progressive change making. Kate has a B.A. in Sociology from Augsburg College and a Masters in Public Administration, Nonprofit Management from Hamline University.