Susan Logsdon

Susan Logsdon
Consultant

Susan Logsdon has more than twenty years of experience in professional fundraising and institutional advancement across the region. Following a successful career as a National AT&T marketing executive, she established development programs for several Indianapolis nonprofit organizations. Susan has experience with issues critical to our communities: education, child welfare, domestic violence, chemical dependency, HIV/AIDS, developmental disabilities and sustaining arts & culture.

During nine years with Indiana University, she served as IU Foundation Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations and later completed the first campaign for the IU Kelley School of Business Indianapolis. She was part of the team which raised $1 billion, $39 million in the first comprehensive campaign for IU’s Indianapolis campus - IUPUI. She has served as Vice President of Advancement for the Indiana State Museum, Volunteers of America of Kentucky, and the Frazier History Museum. In 2007 she launched her solo consulting practice Logsdon Nonprofit Advisory.

Susan earned the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential in 2001, holds an Industry Consultant Certification from AT&T, and is a graduate of the Certified Training and Consultant Institute at Ball State University. She studied at The Fund Raising School at the IU Center On Philanthropy and holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida.

Ms. Logsdon served on the national advisory committee for The Kresge Foundation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities Initiative and a variety of nonprofit boards. She is active in the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Fundraising Executives of Metro Louisville (FREML) and a frequent presenter, consultant and trainer for a variety of organizations. Susan grew up in Louisville, enjoys jazz, U of L sports and an occasional round of golf.

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