Raquel Rosenblatt has joined The Dimock Center as vice president of Institutional Advancement. Her responsibilities include strengthening relationships with individual, corporate and foundation donors, partnering with and supporting the President and CEO and the Board of Directors in reaching annual fundraising goals, overseeing donor events, including the signature Steppin’ Out and managing a team of four Development and Communications staff.
With more than 15 years of fundraising experience in nonprofits, Rosenblatt most recently served as director of development and communications at Casa Myrna, Boston’s leading provider of domestic violence intervention, awareness and prevention. There, she was responsible for raising more than $1 million annually from individuals, foundations and corporations and through special events. She also increased giving from long-time donors, cultivated and solicited new donors, secured the organization’s first six-figure foundation grant and developed new components of the agency’s signature annual breakfast, exceeding its revenue goals each year.
Prior to Casa Myrna, Rosenblatt served as director of stewardship and events at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and director of donor relations at Brandeis University in Waltham. At the MFA, she oversaw a newly created team to design and implement more than 50 donor events per year and craft customized stewardship plans for the Museum’s most generous donors. At Brandeis, Rosenblatt managed a team of Donor Relations staff to steward more than 1,500 alumni and friends on more than 900 endowed funds, created and managed donor recognition events and supported the president on fundraising activities during the University’s capital campaign that raised more than $800 million. Rosenblatt’s 11-year tenure at Brandeis also included corporate and foundation relations and major gifts work.
Rosenblatt received a Bachelor of Arts in Human Services from Northeastern University and a Master of Social Work degree from Boston University.