Moveable Feast is pleased to announce Isazetta Spikes, CFRE as the organization’s new Director of Community Engagement. Isazetta spent 10 years (5 years local and 5 years national) as the Membership and Special Events Coordinator for the Baltimore Branch NAACP and Membership Director of the National NAACP where she first learned to partner with members and NAACP leaders to pursue racial and social justice while raising funds from the community. Isazetta also worked at Associated Catholic Charities for 11 years, first as a grant writer for the Community
Services Division and then in the Director of Grants position which served the entire Agency. In both roles, she gained valuable experience and learned to effectively pursue funding to meet the urgent food and housing needs of underserved Marylanders while working collaboratively to solicit and steward more than $25 million in private and government grants during her tenure.
Recently she served as the Director of Development for Strong City Baltimore where she collaborated with leaders to increase individual giving by 300%. She has also worked for the Prince George’s County Chapter of the American Red Cross, the Community Law Center, the State of Maryland’s Office of the Public Defender and is a former fundraising consultant for Maryland Nonprofits.
Isazetta is a committed volunteer and serves as a member of the Johns Hopkins University’s Committee on Racial Health Disparities as well as on the MD Citizen’s Health Initiative, and Focus on Communities United for Success (FOCUS) Boards of Directors. She is a proud member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and has held the internationally recognized Certified Fund Raising Executive accreditation since 2001.
“I am pleased to join the Moveable Feast Team and assume the Director of Community Engagement position, where I will have the privilege of working to advance its compelling mission by raising funds and building awareness to; feed people, fight disease, and foster hope”, says Isazetta. Please join us as we welcome her to Moveable Feast!