Miguel Vieira is Director of Philanthropic Partnerships and Campaigns at the Aspen Institute, where he oversees the Institute’s strategic fundraising efforts related to capital projects, scholarships, new programming initiatives, and planned giving. In addition to serving as a major gift fundraiser, Miguel is also responsible for crafting communications for campaign priorities, managing donor engagement and stewardship, and working with donors to develop customized philanthropic partnerships. He previously served as Deputy Director of the Institute’s $100 million Scholars & Scholarships Campaign, the largest and most far-reaching fundraising effort in the organization’s history. Prior to joining the Institute, Miguel was Assistant Director of Development at American University, where he was a frontline fundraiser and communications strategist for the School of Communication’s $25M capital campaign. In addition to his experience in nonprofit development, Miguel has worked in the US Senate, in public relations, and on several local and state-level political campaigns. He is a graduate of Rutgers University and the School of International Service.
Miguel Vieira oversees the Institute's strategic fundraising efforts related to capital projects, scholarships, new programming initiatives, and planned giving.