Full Name
Tracy VanSolkema
Job Title
Research and Data Services Specialist
Organization/Company
Grand Rapids Community Foundation
Speaker Bio
Tracy VanSolkema is the Research & Data Services Specialist at the Grand Rapids Community Foundation. She administers the Foundation's research activities on prospective donors, manages and analyzes the database to inform development strategy, leads database training and collaboration with other departments and manages annual giving activities to help raise funds to support the Community Foundation's unrestricted endowment. She is a bCRE-Pro (Blackbaud Certified Raiser's Edge Professional) a designation she earned and has maintained since 2016. Tracy has over seventeen years of experience in the nonprofit sector and database management in the areas of philanthropy, arts, and higher education and human services. Tracy truly enjoys helping nonprofit organizations build meaningful relationships and make successful data-driven decisions. She has a passion for sharing a vision for data leadership and best practices for how Community Foundations can use Raiser’s Edge to cultivate donors and create strong relationships with various constituencies.
Tracy VanSolkema