Melissa Furr

Melissa Britton Furr is the manager of social responsibility at Blackbaud, empowering employees as agents of good. Melissa believes that volunteerism and philanthropic giving are essential to the well-being of any community and that everyone can play a part. She spent six years in municipal government serving the Latinx community and has dedicated seven years in the nonprofit sector, engaging board members, donors, and volunteers through skilled-based service opportunities and grant-making. Melissa brings a diversity of experience in the nonprofit, government, and higher education sectors to her current role at Blackbaud. She is responsible for the daily management of the company’s corporate giving and a portfolio of programs designed to engage employees as agents of good, including global grant programs and an extensive focus on volunteerism.