Tricia Rubacky

Bruce Weller for the Open Society Foundations

For more than 30 years, Tricia Rubacky has raised funds and taught fundraising for local, statewide, and national organizations, with an emphasis on social justice. Rubacky’s development expertise ranges from grassroots events, major gifts, annual giving, and workplace solicitation programs to foundation, corporate, and government grants.

From 2004 to 2008, Rubacky served Advocates for Children and Youth (Maryland) as its development director. She has also served as senior development advisor for the Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations and as development director for the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. She has also served on numerous boards of directors and volunteer development committees, most recently as vice president of the board of Moveable Feast, a local organization that delivers meals to homebound AIDS/HIV and breast cancer patients.

Rubacky is a native of Washington, D.C., and has lived in Baltimore since 1989. She earned bachelor of arts degrees in American Studies and Urban Planning from Rutgers University.