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Erin Capone

Director of Development

BA, Social Work, Rutgers University; MSW, New York University

Erin Capone’s areas of practice include fundraising strategy, stakeholder engagement, and strategic planning.


Erin Capone joined Rutgers School of Social Work in 2016 as the Director of Development, overseeing the school’s major and principal gifts, alumni relations, and special events. Erin previously served as development director of The Andrew Goodman Foundation and executive director of Overcoming Obstacles, which are both nonprofit organizations dedicated to developing critical skills in today’s youth. Erin has presented nationally on this topic and made media appearances on NBC, FOX, and the Solutions Webcast hosted by Clemson University.

Erin began her career as a children’s social worker after graduating with an MSW from New York University and a BA in Social Work from Rutgers University.

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