Lauren Scoggins joins ICS as Director of Development today. Before entering professional fundraising, Lauren earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Presbyterian College. Following graduation, Lauren worked as a Deputy Field Coordinator for the SC House Democratic Caucus, and later served as a Legislative Aide to the House Minority Leader in the SC House of Representatives. After moving to the Greenville area, Lauren began working in the nonprofit development field, first with the March of Dimes and then with Pendleton Place for Children and Families.
Over the past five years+, Lauren has managed a $1.4 million fund development portfolio, successfully increasing fund development each year. Lauren brings to ICS experience running annual campaigns, soliciting major gifts, writing successful grants, engaging corporate donors, and developing comprehensive donor stewardship and donor cultivation systems. In the community, she has served as a volunteer Guardian ad Litem, and is active with the Greenville Chamber’s PULSE association, the local chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and is a 2013 graduate of Women Leaders of the Upstate, a leadership program of Furman University.