Katherine Delaney is VP of Development for Retro Report. Before joining Retro Report, Katherine was development director for the New York Foundation for the Arts, where she raised a record $22 million in emergency funding to support artists affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Katherine has more than 25 years’ fundraising experience, with a focus on board development, major gifts, annual fund development and foundation giving. Before moving to New York City in 2004, she was a fundraiser for the Nature Conservancy of Canada, the Royal Botanical Gardens and the Canadian Opera Company. In New York, Katherine led the Metropolitan Opera Guild’s fundraising in support of the Met’s vast education programs. In that position she drove an 85 percent increase in giving by the board and individuals, eliminating an annual $1 million deficit. Katherine serves on the board of Opera on Tap, a nonprofit dedicated to taking opera and classical music to alternative venues and assisting young performers. She holds a Certified Fundraising Executive credential and is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.