As BAF’s Director of Events, Taylor Buckley oversees every aspect of the Foundation’s new and signature events across the U.S. and in Canada, from concept development through implementation. She coordinates with designers, marketers, and vendors, manages registration, and evaluates and updates the planning process.
Prior to joining the BAF team, Buckley served as the Development Manager at the American Cancer Society.
During her five-year tenure there, she managed a diverse portfolio of fundraising events, engaged and mobilized a corps of community volunteers, managed relationships with sponsors, and established and cultivated key partnerships. As a result of her efforts, Buckley consistently exceeded the organization’s fundraising goals.
Earlier in her career, Buckley was a Grants and Contracts Assistant at the Education Development Center, a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity. While there she reviewed, edited and contributed content to proposals and helped manage relationships with vendors and subcontractors. She previously worked as a Service Learning Graduate Fellow at Northshore Community College where she provided support for faculty, students and community partners, helped collect essential data, and assisted in the development of service learning assignments aligned with academic offerings.
Buckley earned a master’s degree in Community Engagement from Merrimack College and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Colby-Sawyer College.