Rachel Bailey Institutional Giving Manager
Rachel Bailey joined the Umoja family in January of 2016. As the Institutional Giving Manager, she is responsible for nurturing foundation, corporation and government relationships; fundraising a significant portion of Umoja’s annual budget.
From leading teams of full-time AmeriCorps volunteers in on-the-ground programming in multiple urban school districts, to monitoring budget and expense reports at an arts organization, to her current work as a fundraiser, Rachel brings to Umoja a diverse breadth of experiences and leadership skills. Rachel has developed a deep knowledge of community work in underserved schools throughout her 10 years of non-profit work and with it, a passion for supporting young people to reach their full potential. In March 2017, Rachel began a Master of Business Administration program at Concordia University Chicago to further her leadership skills and contributions to Umoja.