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Amanda Storm Schuster

Chief of Development


Amanda Storm Schuster leads CATF’s fundraising programs focused on donor impact. She is privileged to work with generous individual donors and other partners who provide the critical resources needed for achieving innovative solutions for climate change. 

With more than seventeen years of non-profit leadership and fund development experience, Amanda is a respected leader known for strength in major gifts, board and volunteer management and team leadership. Most recently, she served as Senior Director of Development with United States of Care, a national health care policy advocacy start-up. She also served as Vice President for Advancement at the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota, a national leader in gender and racial equity, where she oversaw their comprehensive fundraising program, including their $9M Young Women’s Initiative which was co-led by the Governor’s Office of Minnesota. Amanda contributed her leadership with the University of Minnesota’s $1 billion campaign for medicine and health, and with various campaigns at Augsburg University. 

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications, with an emphasis on Public Relations and Advertising from Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota.