Matthew Eckford

Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships Senior Director

Matthew supports GFN by fostering strategic partnerships with corporate and foundation partners, managing existing and launching new corporate and foundation revenue streams, and growing new business in support of GFN’s mission. Prior to GFN, Matt was Director of Institutional Giving and Corporate Philanthropy at Chicago Public Media. In that role, he developed and grew partnerships with foundations and corporate partners in support of CPM’s journalism. Prior to CPM, Matthew worked to develop global corporate partnerships at Teach for All and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. Originally from the U.K., Matthew began his career in development with Marie Curie Cancer Care and the Royal Society. Matthew earned a Bachelor of Science in Earth science from the University of Portsmouth, U.K.

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