Susan Berkowitz

Research Director

Susan Berkowitz is Research Director at Coxe Curry & Associates. She supervises an experienced team specializing in accurate, in-depth prospect research on foundations, corporations, and individuals—locally, regionally, and on a national level. On a daily basis the research team maintains a proprietary database which has more than 20,000 records, including in-depth information on some 6,000 corporations, foundations, and individual donors assembled from a wide variety of resources, including newspapers, newsletters, magazines, annual reports, and information obtained from online resources. The research staff also creates prospect profiles and other detailed research reports tailored to the specific needs of each client.  Customized training is available for those clients wishing to develop in-house research capability.

Clients for whom the research department has recently performed in-depth research include: Atlanta Botanical Garden, Berry College, Brenau University, CDC Foundation, The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Special Olympics Georgia, Visiting Nurse Health System, Woodruff Arts Center, YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, Whitefield Academy, and Zoo Atlanta.

Prior to joining Coxe Curry, Susan spent eleven years with Jewish Family & Career Services, where she held a variety of responsibilities including client database and donor records management, annual campaign administration, special project coordination, and staff training.

Susan graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from the University of Georgia and also earned a master’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is a member of the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement, is active in a variety of community organizations, and also works as an artist and art teacher. Susan has served as a long-time volunteer for Camp Sunshine, a summer camp and year-round programming organization for children with cancer.

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