Chandra Kavati

Director of Development Strategy and Operations
Minnesota Public Radio
ckavati@mpr.org

Chandra Kavati has been designing innovative systems and approaches to philanthropy, growing donor relationships and leading successful development teams for nearly 15 years. Prior to joining MPR I APM in 2012, Kavati was vice president of development with The Family Partnership. She also served as the senior director of development and operations for the Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota Foundation, where she led operations and several revenue teams. Kavati is a Certified Fundraising Executive with a bachelor's degree in liberal arts from Harvard University and a master's degree in innovation from the University of Minnesota. She is also a published author of both non-fiction and poetry.