Dawn Thomsen

Dawn Thomsen

Position: Director of Development
Workplace: ACDA of Minnesota


Dawn Thomsen brings over twenty years of experience and a unique level of insight to her work as a non-profit strategy, communications, and fundraising consultant.  Dawn has generated proven results for dozens of organizations working in-house or as counsel, including the Seleni Institute, the Southwest Initiative Foundation, the Child Mind Institute, Criterion Ventures, Lutheran Services in America, The Women's Funding Network, the SJF Institute, and Planned Parenthood Federation of America.  She is passionate about her work and dedicated to helping nonprofits, entrepreneurs, and artists increase their visibility, raise money, and achieve their missions.  Dawn is an alum of Worthington (MN) High School and Grinnell College.

Message to Colleagues:

I am delighted to work with ACDA of Minnesota and its F. Melius Christiansen Endowment Fund to raise the funds necessary to support your mission and goals.  While I have the voice of a frog, I have long been a fan of choral music and look forward to expanding what's possible for ACDA-MN!