Clyde Kunz Joins CFSA as VP of Development and Donor Services

Photo credit: Daniel Snyder

Photo credit: Daniel Snyder

The Community Foundation for Southern Arizona (CFSA) is pleased to announce Clyde W. Kunz has joined the organization as Vice President of Development and Donor Services. His start date is October 1, 2014. He is responsible for building the assets at the Community Foundation, while ensuring the highest standards of service is delivered to donors. He will manage the acceleration of the Community Foundation’s Civic Leadership Campaign, and enable CFSA to lead more initiatives integral to the continued vitality of our community.

“Stewarding and growing assets is a primary responsibility of the Community Foundation. Clyde Kunz brings the experience, leadership and skills required for us to build our assets to meet the expanding needs of our community,” said Clint Mabie, CFSA President and CEO. “Clyde’s knowledge of the community and passion for service excellence will enable us to continue to evolve and improve so that our donors can have greater impact in the community.”

Kunz has served in nonprofit leadership capacities for more than two decades, following his education at both Utah State University and the University of Utah. He is a former Executive Director of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, and as a nonprofit consultant for the past 14 years has managed and implemented successful development campaigns for numerous local, regional and national organizations.

Kunz is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Planned Giving Roundtable of Southern Arizona and is an Instructor at the Nonprofit Management Institute of the Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Non-profit Management at Arizona State University. He serves on a national foundation board, as well as on several community boards, including Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona and Tucson Chamber Artists. He is a cofounder of Non-profit Executives Together (NET), an organization for executive directors in nonprofit organizations.