David Gordon

Senior Associate Director

Background Information

David Gordon is a Senior Associate Director of Foundation Relations. He manages a team that is responsible for seeking grants on behalf of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS), the School of Architecture and Planning (SAP), the MIT Libraries, the MIT Museum, the List Visual Art Center, the Office of the Arts, the Office of Graduate Education, and the various Education initiatives. To that end, he and his team manage relationships with nearly 50 leading national foundations. Before coming to MIT in the fall of 2002, he had had nearly a decade of grant seeking experience, including more than four years as a frontline fundraiser at Brandeis University, as well as an extensive background in non-profit management and policymaking work.

Harvard Graduate School of Education
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Ed.M in Administration, Planning, and Social Policy

Harvard College, Cambridge, MA
A.B. in History

Contact Information
Office of Foundation Relations
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
600 Memorial Drive
Room W98-100
Cambridge, MA 02139

[T] 617-258-5538
[F] 617-258-8800