“I love Fort Wayne and I love the direction our city is heading. I am excited to be at the Community Foundation and have the opportunity to serve our community while being a part of the growth and being able to give back to our home.” – Kiley Tate-Potts, CFRM, 21/64 Certified Advisor, Director of Philanthropic Services
Kiley Tate-Potts, Director of Philanthropic Services, joined the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne team in February of 2019. Kiley is a part of the philanthropic services team. She focuses on providing exceptional service to donors to build bridges between donors’ charitable interests and community needs while creating opportunities for donors to broaden their philanthropy and achieve their current and legacy goals. Kiley also oversees the Community Foundation’s Youth Philanthropy program, Youth Empowered Philanthropy (YEP), a new initiative in 2020 to connect youth to philanthropy and the nonprofit sector.
Kiley has her BS in Marketing Management from Western Governors University along with her Certificate in Fundraising Management from the IU School of Philanthropy. Kiley is also a 21/64 Certified Advisor. Kiley danced professionally for eight years with Carnival Cruise Lines. After her time at Carnival Cruise Lines, she came back to Fort Wayne and started working at North Side High School, her alma mater. Kiley currently serves on the board for Charitable Gift Planners of Northeast Indiana. She also volunteers on the Hospitality Team for Fort Wayne’s Middle Waves Music Festival. She loves being able to work with national bands and make them feel welcome to Allen County. Kiley has also done multiple volunteer trips to Zambia and Madagascar, teaching at an underprivileged school and doing marine conservation.
Kiley was recently married to her husband Martin, in England. They currently live in Fort Wayne with their sweet puppy, Millie. Kiley loves to travel and has been to 28 countries! If Kiley isn’t traveling or planning her next trip, you can find her spending time with friends and family, working out, or enjoying her community.