Community Foundation Hires Jackson for Lilly Graduate Intern

Dubois County, March 12, 2015:  Dubois County Community Foundation announces Wyatt Jackson as the 2015 Lilly Graduate Intern.  In this role, Wyatt will assist the Foundation team in donor development and program implementation activities.

Jackson comes to the Community Foundation from The Fundraising School, where he served for the past two years as a nonprofit curriculum developer and graduate assistant. In this role, he worked to improve nonprofit trainings for development and fundraising professionals. Prior to this position, Jackson served as an assistant to the IU Foundation President, intern within IU Foundation’s Corporate Relations Department, and member of the IU Student Foundation’s Little 500 Steering Committee.

“Wyatt was born and raised in Southern Indiana and is a perfect fit to join the team at the Community Foundation,” said Brad Ward, CEO. “We are confident this opportunity to lend his educational experiences and philanthropic interests to Dubois County will be mutually beneficially to Wyatt and our overall community,” Ward said.

Jackson holds a Master of Arts in Philanthropic Studies from Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis, as well as a Bachelor Arts in Anthropology and a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology from Indiana University – Bloomington.

“I’m thrilled to join the Dubois County Community Foundation staff. Over the course of my career, I’ve had the opportunity to be part of several strong organizations and I know this experience will be even more amazing,” said Lilly Graduate Intern Wyatt Jackson. “I look forward to the opportunity to engage with the community and help provide opportunities for achieving the vision our donors have for Dubois County,” he said.