Individual Giving Programs

Unit Overview

The Individual Giving Program (IGP) serves a variety of clients: our alumni, supporters and friends; our unit colleagues across campus; and administrative and volunteer leaders, including the Office of the President, the Provosts, Deans and the Vice President for University Advancement. We value thoughtfulness, openness, creative strategy development, excellence, a collaborative spirit and inquisitiveness. We are, at all times, proactively client-focused and results-oriented. IGP, housed in the UW’s Office of University Advancement, comprises:

Contact Information

Address
400 Gerberding Hall
Seattle, WA 98195

Phone
206.543.8614

Fax
206.543.5651

Campus Mail
Box 351210

Unit Vision

The IGP Team aims to inspire philanthropy in support of the UW’s mission by building life-long relationships. We are donor-centered in our external work, and we are collaborative and supportive in our relationships with internal clients.

IGP Team


Lee Heck
Associate Vice President
Individual Giving Programs
206.685.1099
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Kathleen Swensen
Administrative Assistant
Individual Giving Programs
206.543.8614
Email

Albert Thurmond
Senior Director
Planned Giving
206.221.5671
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Jan Labyak
Senior Director
Principal Giving
206.685.4228
Email

Susan Hayes-McQueen
Director
Advancement Research Relationship Management
206.221.5667
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IGP Org Chart

Responsibilities and Projects

  • Football: The Office of the AVP of IGP is responsible for the Advancement allocation of guests in the President’s Box each football season. With input from our unit colleagues, our office works with the Office of the President, External Relations and UW Marketing to coordinate invitees and attendees to the President’s Box and pre-game reception. Contact Kathleen Swensen with any questions.