Jen Taggart is the Development Associate. Her responsibilities include writing grant proposals, sponsorship letters and content for social media and the e-newsletter. In addition, Jen assists with fundraising events. She brings a variety of experience in development and communications in the nonprofit sector, including a one-year internship in the development department at Make-a-Wish of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. In addition, she has applied for hundreds of thousands of dollars as a freelance grant writer. Jen graduated from Cedarville University in 2017 with a degree in journalism.
Jen has been a participant at Youth Challenge for over 15 years and is still actively involved in the Alumni Community Team (ACT!) program. She is honored to give back to the organization that has made a major impact on her own life as a young woman living with cerebral palsy.