Jane Hopkins Carey’s career, both professional and as a volunteer, has spanned more than three decades in the advancement and support of education. A 19-year career leading fundraising, communications, special events, and career development divisions at Georgetown University has been complemented by volunteer leadership positions there. Most recently as Chair of Georgetown’s 100-person Board of Regents, Jane led the board’s work to support the University’s $1.5 billion capital campaign, which ended in July of 2016. During this time Jane also served on Georgetown’s Board of Directors as a committee chair and a member of the Executive Committee. Jane is an advocate for scholarship fundraising, serving as a founding member of the Georgetown Scholarship Program Board.
Currently Jane works as a strategic consultant for small nonprofits preparing to launch campaigns and other fundraising efforts. In May of 2017, she began leading a new Jackson fundraising initiative for City Kids Wilderness Project, a DC based organization with a Jackson Wyoming summer program. She is also an advisor to the Global Good Fund in Washington DC, supporting the development of that organization’s fundraising structure and initiatives. Previously she worked for nearly a decade as a Grants Consultant for the MBNA Education Foundation in Wilmington Delaware, identifying and evaluating cutting-edge teaching programs in K-12 schools throughout Delaware and working with the Foundation Grants Committee to award and monitor grants.
Jane is a member of the Grants Committee of the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole. She just completed an eight-year term on the Board of Trustees of the Buffalo Seminary in Buffalo, New York where she chaired the Development Committee and served as Board Vice Chair.
Jane and her husband, John, live in Jackson, Wyoming and have three sons and a daughter-in-law: Will, Jess, Tim and JP.
Jane has been a director of St. John’s Health Foundation since January 2018.