Sarah LeGrandAdvancement Director
As Advancement Director of K9s For Warriors, Sarah LeGrand spearheads the organization’s fundraising efforts, focusing on creative strategies in resource development to ensure the long-term sustainability of programs and services. Under her leadership, the Advancement team executes thoughtful initiatives in major and planned giving, special events, community relations, grants, and annual appeals. Since joining the organization in November 2018, Sarah has worked to diversify funding streams, resulting in a 120% increase in grant funding, and has successfully managed cultivation and acquisition campaigns generating over 25,000 new donors.
Sarah brings with her 15 years of experience in development, marketing and communications, and nonprofit program management. In previous roles, Sarah was responsible for state and federal contracts totaling over $10 million and led the implementation and management of a community resource navigation center aimed at addressing social determinants of health. Prior to her tenure at K9s For Warriors, Sarah spent nearly a decade dedicating her career to advancing healthcare for underserved and vulnerable populations.
Sarah holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Rutgers University. She resides in St. Augustine, Florida with her family and adorably snaggletoothed rescue pup, Dude.