Carleigh Elkus, Development Director

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: December 15, 2017

As one of the newest member of the team, Carleigh leads the organization in the expansion and implementation of a diversified fund development strategy that includes grant management and funder relationships, individual donor management and special events.  Carleigh graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in American Studies and a certificate from the Hesburgh Program in Public Policy, as well as Case Western Reserve University School of Law where she was selected to the National Order of Barristers.   After 14 years as a litigation attorney, Carleigh embraced her passion for philanthropy and redirected her skills and expertise into various leadership roles for several Denver nonprofits.  Read about Carleigh’s favorite thing about life in Colorado and more on our website.

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The Colorado Children’s Campaign is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization committed since 1985 to realizing every chance for every child in Colorado. We advocate for the development and implementation of data-driven public policies that improve child wellbeing in health, education and early childhood. We do this by providing Coloradans with trusted data and research on child wellbeing and organizing an extensive state-wide network of dedicated child advocates. For more information, please visit