Kate Elmes
Major Gift Associate

Kate supports the president, vice president of strategic development and the donor relations director in their roles as major gift officers. She coordinates all aspects of major donor events and other major donor contact.

Kate holds a B.A from Lesley University in a self-designed major focusing on the intersections of political science and women’s studies. Before joining the Institute staff, Kate coordinated programs for a youth-based nonprofit in mid-coast Maine. Kate is active on numerous boards that foster youth and female leadership in Maine. In her free time, Kate enjoys exploring the coast of Maine by land and by sea.

Work: (207) 594-9209 ext. 147

Email: kelmes@islandinstitute.org