Indianapolis, IN – Barb Coury, the Regional Chief Development Officer of the American Red Cross Indiana Region, has been honored with the Outstanding Fundraising Professional award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals (Indiana Chapter). This award honors Hoosier individuals, civic organizations, foundations, corporations, and small businesses that have enhanced philanthropy, the community, and the world through their dedicated efforts, time, leadership, passion, and generosity.
Barb oversees fundraising for the state of Indiana. She manages a team of 12 fundraising professionals and works collaboratively with 6 executive directors who collectively raise $11,000,000 annually.
Fundraising professionals throughout the state will be celebrating the spirit of giving in November by recognizing and celebrating philanthropists at the Indiana Philanthropy Awards Dinner.
Among Coury, the following individuals, corporations, and foundations will be honored:
2016 Indiana Philanthropy Award Recipients
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.