Hillary Beson Consultant
Sectors : Nonprofit
Specialties : Grant Writing, Fundraising, Event Management, Budget Management, Strategic Communications
Education : BFA in Visual Arts from Ithaca College
Hillary Beson has been working in the nonprofit sector for 10 years. After graduating from Ithaca College with a BFA in Visual Art, Hillary has held various positions with NYC arts and cultural institutions. Currently, Hillary is the Manager of Special Events at the New York Philharmonic. Hillary has worked in many areas of fundraising and development, and has experience in event planning, strategic communications, grant writing and research, and individual giving.
Hillary helped to raise over $1 million managing the New York Philharmonic’s first family-focused fundraising event.
Passion for Social Impact
Hillary has a passion for the arts. She feels it is important to teach children and adults about art and how it has impacted individuals to become more creative and inspire others. She believes this leads to a well-rounded, supportive, and forward-thinking community. She is also passionate about social services and organizations designed to improve living conditions for those in need of help.
Gardening, painting and drawing, going to museums and art exhibits.