Welcome to our new Development Director!

16 February 2017 , Posted in: Our Work

The Maine Justice Foundation is very pleased to announce that Mathew (Matt) Scease of Hallowell, Maine is our new Development Director.

A 1993 magna cum laude graduate of Bowdoin College, Matt has more than 15 years of development experience. For the past 10 years, he served as Associate Director of Philanthropy (formerly Major Gifts Director) at the Natural Resources Council of Maine. In 2004 and 2005, he was Development Director at Friends of Casco Bay. During the beginning of his career, he served as a grants associate and a conservation organizer.

According to Executive Director Diana Scully, “Matt’s knowledge, skills and abilities line up very closely with the responsibilities spelled out in our Development Director job description. He is experienced in major gifts and planned giving; he is an excellent writer and a savvy user of information technology; he is strategic and creative in his thinking; and he is committed to social justice and change.”

Matt views philanthropy as “a deeply personal journey that flourishes in relationships based on trust.” You can reach him at 207-622-3477 or MScease@justicemaine.org.