Page Cooper Sciotto is senior director of Development Strategy and Operations at JFF. In that role, she helps build JFF’s fundraising capacity, with an emphasis on increasing unrestricted and organizational capacity investments. She also helps develop and improve systems and processes that elevate JFF’s development capacity and performance.
Page has extensive experience in the following areas:
- Developing, executing, and monitoring strategic plans for development efforts
- Developing fundraising systems and processes for customer relationship management, prospect research, gift processing, donor communications, and grant-seeking and sponsored program activities
- Fundraising regulations
- Development communications
- Prospect and donor solicitation
- Strategic donor relations
Before joining JFF, Page spent 12 years at Johnson & Wales University, where she oversaw all fundraising and alumni relations efforts and facilitated the planning and execution of the school’s first major fundraising campaign, Experience Anew JWU.
Earlier in her career, Page worked in the office of Corporate and Foundation Relations at Rhode Island School of Design for four years during the college’s first fundraising campaign. She also held various fundraising and management positions at small nonprofits, including Save the Bay and the Newport Art Museum.
“Having worked in higher education for more than 16 years, I realize that a college degree is only one pathway to economic mobility. JFF is working across many sectors to help create multiple pathways to economic advancement,” Page says. “I am excited to bring my fundraising expertise to JFF to build a comprehensive development operation and help the organization achieve its mission.”
When not at work, Page and her husband spend many weekends on soccer fields, either watching their 14-year-old daughter play or occasionally traveling to Baltimore to watch their older son play at college. When not on a soccer field, Page can be found cooking, baking, hiking, or reading.