Ismael Asgarian

Ismael Asgarian

Development Coordinator

Ismael graduated from Rhode Island College in 2012 with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. Ismael moved to NY in 2014 and began working at Pace University’s Development Department from 2014-2015, assisting the Vice President with executive level fundraising. His most notable contribution was facilitating in the strategy and executive of the universities largest solicited gift of $20 million. In 2016 Ismael began working as a grant writer at Urban Dove, a non-profit which helps at-risk youth in high school to become re-engaged in school by using their sports-based youth development program. Ismael’s most notable achievement at Urban Dove was increasing the organization’s fundraising portfolio by 33% over two years. Today, Ismael works as the Grants Manager at Friends of the Children NY and plans to use his talents to grow the organization’s fundraising portfolio to meet the future plans of the organization.