Jon Zeidman, Director of Development

Jon Zeidman is responsible for the design, implementation and oversight of OCRF’s fundraising programs including annual giving, major gifts, direct mail, corporate partnerships, foundation relations and special events. He has more than 13 years of experience in the nonprofit sector.

Jon joined OCRF in 2010 as the first Director of Development in the organization’s history and has built a fundraising program that has exhibited consistent growth and increased revenue in support of OCRF’s rapid national expansion.

Prior to joining OCRF, Jon served five years as Director of Development for NARSAD, The Brain and Behavior Research Fund where he directed the organization’s $20 million annual campaign. He earned a B.S. in Communications from the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and worked as a location manager for 10 years for both film and television before entering the field of non-profit fundraising.