As Institutional Giving Manager, Megan Hilbrich manages the Alliance’s relationships with foundations, government granting agencies, and corporate partners, securing support for the Alliance’s work across the Great Lakes region. As a fundraising professional with a passion for the environment, Megan enjoys working every day to preserve and protect the Great Lakes. Megan has ten years of fundraising experience for nonprofit organizations, particularly in growing and managing institutional giving. She enjoys connecting the passions and philanthropic priorities of institutional partners with the Alliance’s work.

Prior to joining the Alliance in 2017, Megan served as Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. and before that, worked as a grant writer for the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Megan holds a master of public affairs in nonprofit management from the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs and earned her bachelor’s degree from DePauw University. In her spare time, Megan enjoys exploring the arts and culture around Chicago and spending time with family.