National Child Welfare Association

Brenda Hernandez

Development Associate

(503) 222-4044, ext. 117

Brenda comes to NICWA with an expertise in donor mapping, research, and prospecting. She is a graduate of California State University, San Bernardino where she earned a bachelor of arts degree in Anthropology in 2013, becoming the first person in her immediate family to graduate from university. Following graduation, she worked as a prospect research associate for a nonprofit management company based in Claremont, California, working with various nonprofits in and around the Greater Los Angeles area. She has provided research that led to a successful $1 million fundraising campaign, staffed several fundraising events, and has experience preparing grant applications and letters of interest. Born and raised in Southern California, Brenda is looking forward to the beautiful Oregon weather and is ready to use her expertise and experience in her role as development associate.