Kaitlyn M. Balsewicz, CFRE
As development officer, Kait works closely with donors and Foundation partners to foster philanthropy throughout DuPage County and beyond. In her role, she concentrates on all aspects of donor engagement, serves as staff lead for the Next Generation Initiative, manages Foundation events, including the Annual Benefit, and leads data management for the Foundation’s Advancement Team. Kait joined the Foundation in March 2018.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Kait worked at Interfaith Youth Core in Chicago as its foundation relations manager. There she stewarded a portfolio of national and family foundations through which she secured more than $7 million in revenue during her tenure.
Kait graduated from St. Norbert College with a bachelor's degree in Religious Studies.
Kait is a lifelong resident of DuPage County, grew up in Glen Ellyn, and lives in Winfield with her spouse. She is an active volunteer with Bridge Communities and is on the Alumni Board for her alma mater, St. Norbert College.