Dena Driscoll

Director of Development and Communications

Ms. Driscoll joined the Law Center in 2019 as Director of Development & Communications. She creates and implements the annual development plan to raise funds from foundations, corporations, and individual donors. Ms. Driscoll also directs our communications efforts and works to strengthen our visibility through strategic programming and outreach.

Ms. Driscoll has more than 10 years of nonprofit leadership and fundraising experience. She has held development and communications positions at several nonprofits in the city of Philadelphia, including Neighborhood Bike Works, Smith Memorial Playground, Elfreth’s Alley, and Bartram’s Garden. Prior to joining the Law Center, Ms. Driscoll worked as a Grant and Development Specialist for the School District of Philadelphia, where she supported the District’s efforts to secure competitive grants from private foundations and government. She has also led community organizing and mobilization efforts in support of equitable public space, historic preservation, and public education reforms. Ms. Driscoll graduated from LaSalle University with a B.A. in History and received an M.A. in Museum Education from the University of the Arts.