Laurel Shulman

Job Title(s)
Senior Donor Engagement Officer, Data Strategy
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About Laurel

As Senior Donor Services Officer, Data Strategy, Laurel leads efforts to use the Foundation’s internal systems to achieve its strategic goals. Additionally, Laurel works with fundholders to achieve the impact they want to see in the community. She aims to provide quality connections between the fundholder and nonprofits and cultivate relationships across the diverse demographics in our community.

Laurel joined the Foundation in 2017, and brings more than 10 years of experience in nonprofit management. Throughout her career, she has worked with organizations that make the world a more just and environmentally resilient place, including SEEDS, the Abundance Foundation, Carrboro Greenspace, and Urban Adamah. Since moving to the Triangle, she has served on the Board of Directors for the Weaver Community Housing Association as well as Community Empowerment Fund, and is currently on the Advisory Council for The Marjorie.

A Florida native, Laurel came to the Triangle in 2009 after graduating from New College of Florida and has immersed herself in the richness of the community here ever since. In her free time, she can be found establishing a food forest in her backyard, finding as many books as she can get her hands on, and reading them to her daughter.


Laurel's Hobbies

  • Cultivating a Food Forest
  • Reading
  • Soap making