Frances Anamosa joined Brimhall & Associates in 2006 as a donor prospect researcher and database specialist with more than 19 years of service to a variety of not-for-profit institutions. She is highly experienced in prospect research, database management, and grant-writing. Previously, she was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Jamaica working with community health clinics coordinating resources from a global charity and the European Union. She worked for the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in Senegal, Africa conducting research and grant-writing for the Senegalese National Park Service.
After returning to the United States in 1996 she joined the development office at Copia: The American Center for Wine, Food & the Arts, where she served as manager of the development database and eventually as a senior administrator for grants and research, supporting the capital campaign.
She is an expert in identifying prospective major donors and is highly proficient in Blackbaud’s Raisers Edge® and Telosa® databases and Exceed! Basic. Anamosa has overseen significant donor database electronic screenings and serves the team as a critical fundraising professional, providing sophisticated prospect data information and research. She holds a B.A. degree in Photography and Design from the California Institute of the Arts and a M.S. degree in Urban and Environmental Planning from the University of Virginia.