Kathleen Letchford

Chief Strategy and Development Officer

Since joining ITDP in 2009, Kathleen has overseen resource development and fundraising for the organization on a global scale. In this role, Kathleen is responsible for crafting and executing strategies for foundation relations, as well as identifying opportunities with public and multilateral institutions for project support.

Previously, she was in charge of North American marketing and communications for FXB International, where she worked to raise support for community-based programs targeting families affected by HIV/AIDS in low income countries. Kathleen has also consulted with grassroots organizations in sub-Saharan Africa that catalyze and build local microenterprises. A lifelong environmentalist, Kathleen has held positions in the private sector and academia as a researcher and editor in areas ranging from factory farming to environmental tort. Kathleen holds an MPA in international development and nonprofit management from New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service.


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