Marguerite Leslie

Director of Development


Marguerite comes to Faith in New York after working on grants for artists and as a grant writer for the Learning Disabilities Association of NYC (LDA-NYC).

As a fundraising consultant with Faith in New York, Marguerite writes grants and assists with development in support of FINY's larger goal of engaging faith communities in transformative change for our neighborhoods.

Marguerite was born in San Francisco and raised in New York with a short stint in Mississippi. 

Marguerite graduated from Adelphi University with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and has used her writing skills as a freelance writer in various capacities for artists, educators, and other professionals over the past ten years. 

She's proud to count women of color as her primary clientele including doctoral students and graduates and an Academy award winning filmmaker. 
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