Graceworks Lutheran Services Welcomes New Director of Development
Centerville, Ohio (March 25, 2021) — Graceworks Lutheran Services is pleased to welcome Timothy Fisher as the organization’s new Director of Development. In his role, Fisher will oversee all fundraising and planned giving initiatives, working closely with individual donors and community supporters to advance Graceworks’ mission and values.
Fisher brings a passion for philanthropy and an extensive background in developing successful development strategies for non-profit organizations to his position at Graceworks. He began his career in non-profits at Cedarville University before he started working in Planned Giving at Ohio Living Retirement Communities. Most recently, Fisher worked with the Arthritis Foundation, where he served as the Director of Individual and Planned Giving for 16 years. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Business from Cedarville University and an MBA from Wright State University.
Fisher said that Graceworks’ mission of helping people experience dignity and wholeness of life resonated with him and drew him to the position.
“Everyone at Graceworks is mission-focused, and it reflects in everything they do, from the way they treat employees to the exceptional care they provide to older adults and individuals with disabilites,” Fisher said. “I’m excited for the opportunity to build awareness of our important mission and cultivate support from the community.”
Fisher added that he’s most looking forward to building personal relationships with current and prospective donors as part of his role.
“Getting to know people is by far the best part of my job,” said Fisher. “Everyone has a unique story and a personal reason for wanting to support Graceworks and make a difference.”
About Graceworks Lutheran Services
Founded in 1926, Graceworks Lutheran Services is a leading non-profit organization committed to providing a sense of home to individuals facing challenging or changing circumstances related to aging or living with disabilities. Headquartered in Centerville, Ohio, Graceworks has four service lines including Bethany Village, a continuing care retirement community, Graceworks at Home,which helps seniors in their own homes, Graceworks Housing Services, which provides safe and comfortable apartments for seniors with limited income and Graceworks Enhanced Living, which provides day programming and residential housing for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Learn more at Graceworks.org.