Jill Burnette

Director of Development

Jill leads EcoDistricts’ resource development efforts.  She has over 30 years of experience helping organizations connect to resources for projects, operating support, capital campaigns and endowments.  Her areas of focus include sustainability, the environment, urban infrastructure, arts and culture and human services.  Her experience also includes helping to facilitate public-private partnerships and collaborative projects with multiple stakeholders.  Jill has secured support from public sources, foundations, corporations and individual philanthropists.  Her skills include project planning, budgeting, case development, grantwriting, and project management.  Jill holds a B.A. in English from Colgate University and an M.B.A. from Seattle University.
Jill is the parent of three young adults and is an avid windsurfer and mountain biker.