Penelope Agosta

Director of Development, Susan G. Komen Orange County

Penelope Agosta is an accomplished fundraising executive with 16 years of experience working in the nonprofit sector; with a strong emphasis on fund raising. Her passion for children and education are the driving force that motivates her to raise much needed funds for local, national and international nonprofit organizations.

Throughout Penelope’s career, she has advised and directed key philanthropic organizations on community partnership, outreach, feasibility studies, strategic planning, board cultivation, fund development, grant writing and capital campaign building.

In addition to Penelope’s professional accomplishments, she feels a strong sense of achievement as she continues to serve her community in a variety of volunteer roles with the Children’s Miracle Network, Children’s Hospital of Orange County, Ronald McDonald House, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Rehabilitation Institute of Southern California, Anaheim Family YMCA, Next Up Foundation and Anaheim High School District Board of Directors.

Penelope Agosta graduated from the University of Nevada Reno with her M.S. in Human Development & Family Studies and her M.S.W. in Social Work. In addition she has earned a C.F.R.E. through the Association for Fundraising Professionals as well as a Grant Writing Certification from the American Grant Writers Association.