Jesse Cowling

Advancement Specialist


New York, United States | American

Superpower: Ensuring that empathy and connection are the end goal of all fundraising efforts.

Jesse Cowling has over a decade of corporate, foundation and individual fundraising experience. Adept at passionately communicating an organization’s objectives and building a compelling case for support, Jesse has cultivated an ability to think broadly and strategically for nonprofits while implementing strategy with immaculate attention to detail. 

Jesse works with organizations of varying sizes and missions on planning + strategy, collateral development, funder research + grantwriting, and special project support. She is deeply gratified by helping organizations grow their impact and donors achieve lasting legacies through philanthropy.

Jesse graduated from Whitman College with a B.A. in Film & Rhetoric and from New York University with an M.A. in Cinema Studies. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two young children. In her free time, you can find her volunteering at organizations that bolster women and children, cooking, traveling, putting her degrees to good use at the movies, and spending time with her family and new rescue dog.