Donna Wiley

Senior Adviser

Biography

Donna L. Wiley, Senior Adviser, joined GG+A in 1999 with more than 20 years of experience in fundraising and administration for not-for-profit institutions. Drawing on her extensive experience in nonprofit management and philanthropic consulting, Donna provided counsel to a wide array of educational, cultural, and healthcare institutions during 17 years of active service to the firm. She served on GG+A’s Executive Committee from 2001 to 2014 and as Executive Editor of the Grenzebach Glier Quarterly Review from 2005 to 2016.

Before joining GG+A, Donna served as Chief Advancement Officer and Secretary of the College at Bryn Mawr College, where her responsibilities included fundraising, community relations, and public relations for the College. She also provided administrative support for the Board of Trustees and staffed the Committee on Trustees (nominating committee). Donna also held senior advancement positions at the Indianapolis Museum of Art and the School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania. Early in her career, she worked at the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation in New York.

Donna served as a member of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Commission on Educational Fundraising, as a member of three Middle States Association institutional re-accreditation teams, and as a member of the Giving USA Editorial Review Committee from 2000 to 2014. She has served as Vice President and Director of the Clowes Fund, Inc., a grant-making organization in Indianapolis that supports education, the arts, and social services; as Clerk and Board Member of the Hitchcock Center for the Environment in Amherst, Massachusetts; and as a member of the Community Preservation Committee and Historical Commission in Whately, Massachusetts.

Donna holds a bachelor’s degree from Bucknell University, a master’s degree from the City College of New York, and a doctorate in the history of art from Bryn Mawr College. She also spent one year of baccalaureate study at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England.

Clients
  • Albright College
  • Amherst College
  • Arcadia University
  • Asia Society
  • Beloit College
  • Brandeis University
  • Bucknell University
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of California System
  • Carleton College
  • The University of Chicago
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Children’s Memorial Foundation
  • The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
  • Colby College
  • Columbia University
  • Columbia University Graduate School of Business
  • Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
  • Cornell College
  • Dartmouth College
  • Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
  • Duke University
  • Ethical Culture Fieldston School
  • Georgetown University
  • Haverford College
  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges
  • Horace Mann School
  • The Hotchkiss School
  • University of Houston
  • Howard Hospital Foundation
  • University of Iowa College of Medicine
  • Iowa State University
  • The Jackson Laboratory
  • The Jewish Museum
  • Kentucky State University
  • Kenyon College
  • Knox College
  • Lake Forest College
  • Loomis Chaffee School
  • Loyola University Medical Center
  • University of Maryland School of Law
  • McGill University
  • Miss Porter’s School
  • Missouri Botanical Garden
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Montréal Children's Hospital
  • National Museum of American History
  • The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
  • University of New Hampshire
  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Penn Medicine
  • Pennsylvania State University Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Phillips Academy
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical and Health Sciences Foundation
  • Princeton University
  • University of Rochester
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • Sarah Lawrence College
  • The Shipley School
  • Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and Museum
  • University of Southern California
  • St. John’s Mercy Foundation
  • Stanford University Medical Center
  • Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
  • Teachers College, Columbia University
  • The University of Toledo Foundation
  • University of California, Los Angeles Anderson School of Management
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • The University of Vermont
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

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