Director of Development
Leah MacArthur is Up for Growth National Coalition's Director of Development. At Up for Growth, Leah plans, organizes, and directs all of Up for Growth Action’s membership development and Up for Growth National Coalition’s fundraising efforts, including membership giving, major gifts, grassroots giving strategies, events, and capital campaigns.
Leah has twelve years of experience in housing as a member of the leadership team for Habitat for Humanity in New Orleans and Mississippi and for Jubilee Housing in DC. In these roles she was responsible for all aspects of fundraising including strategic planning, annual and capital campaigns, corporate and foundation relationships, regulatory compliance, personnel management and budgeting. In 2016, Leah earned an MPA from the O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University.
In Leah's spare time she enjoys live music, nature walks, and hanging out with her husband, daughter, and their deaf pit bull Leonard