Margaret Ward


Margaret Ward

Creative Development Advisor

Margaret has a passion for mission-driven organizations. She received her degree in Arts and Humanities with a concentration in nonprofit management from Mount Vernon College located in Washington, D.C. She also holds a certification in fundraising management from Indiana University – The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

She has dedicated her thirty-year professional career to creating fundraising systems that have resulted in consistent annual revenue growth. Her expertise in government grants and private funding has been instrumental in diversifying revenue streams. She is also best known for her strategic thinking, leadership, and ability to identify funders that match programmatic initiatives.

Margaret is an accomplished professional with three decades of experience in grant writing, donor development, and relationship building in the arts, education, and human services.

Always looking for ways to help organizations meet their goals, she currently serves as Board Secretary for D.C. Theater Arts Collaborative and a member of the Advancement Committee for Bishop McNamara High School.

“We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda; it is a form of truth.”

~John F. Kennedy