Jeff Kost, Vice President, Resource Development

Jeff is a dedicated fundraiser with 28 years of experience engaging with senior leadership across an organization, including strategic planning, organizational and functional structure, and reviewing and repairing systems.  He is committed to securing resources for programmatic and operational growth and to achieving high impact results.

Jeff has successfully developed and implemented plans for local, national, and international organizations and associations, including HIV/AIDS services, education for low-income youth, nonprofit capacity building, and healthcare. As Vice-President of Resource Development with Capital Caring, he manages a 12-person team of fundraisers and administrative support including major gifts, planned gifts, annual fund, grants and foundations, corporate sponsorships, and special events.

Jeff is widely recognized as a leader in giving back to the profession. He served as President of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Washington, DC Metro Region (AFP DC) and helped facilitate discussions with the Direct Marketing Association DC to launch the annual Bridge to Integrated Marketing and Fundraising Conference; chaired National Capital Philanthropy Day; and continues to serve on multiple committees and task forces for AFP DC and AFP International.