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Matt Eckford

Matt Eckford

Director of Institutional Giving and Corporate Philanthropy

As Director of Institutional Giving and Corporate Philanthropy at CPM, Matt develops, secures, and maintains partnerships with foundations and corporate partners to expand the organization’s philanthropic revenue.

Prior to CPM, Matt worked to develop global strategic partnerships at Teach for All and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF in New York City. Matt began his career in development, in the UK, with Marie Curie Cancer Care, and the Royal Society. Notably, Matt led corporate fundraising as part of the Royal Society’s 350th Anniversary Capital Campaign, where he played a key role in the organization successfully surpassing the campaign’s $100M goal.

Matt earned a BSc. (Hons) Earth Science from the University of Portsmouth, UK. He lives in Chicago with his wife, son, daughter, and dog named Ernie.  

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