Associate Director for Institutional Giving
Devon Parish is ISC’s Associate Director for Institutional Giving. In this role, she identifies and advances funding opportunities with foundations, corporations, and governments and contributes to overall business development strategy. She works closely with teams across the organization to build and scale ISC’s programs and further the mission of delivering equitable climate change solutions. Prior to this role, Devon served as ISC’s Development Manager, stewarding the organization’s individual giving program.
Devon’s background in fundraising was forged in large part at the Conservation Law Foundation, where she worked on individual giving and major gifts in the context of a New England-focused environmental advocacy organization. Devon has also held development positions at a community arts center in Boston and a health and housing agency in Chicago. She came to ISC from Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, where she managed a research fellowship program called the Tropical Resources Institute. Devon holds a Bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College in Religion and Environmental Studies and a Master’s degree from Eastern University in International Development, focused on U.S. urban communities.