Christopher Drysdale

Donor Services Officer, Grants

As a the donor services officer, Christopher works to identify and implement process improvements, drive more effective reporting and data use, streamline and rationalize internal procedures, and build tools to promote effective and efficient customer service. In this role, Christopher builds on his multiple years of experience with the Grants and International Grants teams to ensure that SVCF provides a world-class donor experience.

Christopher earned a bachelor’s degree in the social sciences from Colgate University, with a minor in biology. After working in the private sector for a while, he returned to school, attending NIU and earning an MA in the anthropology of Southeast Asia, living for a time in Indonesia.

In the nonprofit sector, Christopher has worked for both Rotary International and the American Brain Tumor Association. He has also taught anthropology, technology and career development at the postsecondary level.

In Christopher’s spare time, he enjoys hiking in the mountains, writing and travel.