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Heather Disher

Heather Disher

Director of Advancement
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum

Heather Disher is a seasoned fundraising professional that has been in the nonprofit field for 10+ years.

With a deep passion for education and philanthropy, she’s committed to providing opportunities to support children and families in the community and across the region. Heather has worked with small and medium sized organizations across San Diego and Orange County, CA, leading and supporting development efforts in animal welfare, regenerative agriculture, the arts, and education.

Heather has her BA in Liberal Studies and teaching credential in Elementary and Middle School Education from CSUSM.


Heather Disher will be speaking at the Museum Fundraising Summit on 17 July 2023:

The Crucial Role of Engagement in Corporate Fundraising Success

Generation Z employees are demanding corporate action on urgent social, environmental, and political issues. As nonprofits, how can museums not only support these calls but also leverage their momentum to boost our fundraising efforts?

Let Heather Disher and Eva Bryant guide you in unravelling the core of authentic collaboration with corporate partners, diving into a realm of amplified engagement and contributions. Seize the opportunity to reshape your nonprofit-corporate alliances and revolutionise your fundraising landscape!

Heather Disher