With over 15 years of senior fundraising and nonprofit administration experience, Candice Drummond serves as the Chief Development Officer for NGP. She provides leadership and direction for the organization’s comprehensive philanthropic revenue program. She oversees a team of development professionals who are responsible for digital fundraising, major gifts and institutional giving.
Prior to joining NGP in May 2021, Candice worked primarily for progressive non-profits focused on policy, research, and advocacy efforts. Her experience includes time at D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute, the D.C. equivalent of Georgia Budget and Policy Institute, which shapes racially-just tax, budget, and policy decisions by centering Black and brown communities based in research and analysis, community partnerships, and advocacy efforts to advance an antiracist, equitable future.
Candice holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Policy with a concentration in non-profit management at the Andrew Young School of Policy, Georgia State University and a Master of Public Management from Johns Hopkins University. Candice resides in Atlanta with her husband and their two children.