Lindsey Touchette

Lindsey is the Vice President of Community Engagement – setting the strategic direction for the Foundation’s community engagement, working actively with community stakeholders to identify opportunities that lead to both positive and lasting changes within Collier County.

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Lindsey first joined the Foundation in 2017 and brings a strong background in development and engagement – with more than 15 years of philanthropic nonprofit advancement experience.
She holds a master’s degree in nonprofit management and fundraising from the University of Central Florida, and a bachelor’s degree from Florida Gulf Coast University in communication.

She is involved within the community and her field. Statewide and nationally, she is an active member of the Council on Foundations, the Florida Philanthropic Network, CF Leads, Connecting Communities in the Americas, FCAN, and the National Scholarship Providers Association. Locally, she is involved with the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Collier/Lee Chapter (where she is a member of the Mid-Career Masterminds class of 2020), Future Ready Collier, Teachers and Parents Together (TAPT) at First Baptist Academy, Collier Coalition for Health Minds taskforce, and is working to lead community cultural fluency efforts through the Community Foundation. She is a proud graduate of both Leadership Collier and Leadership Lee, and serves on the Leadership Collier Leadership Luncheon and DEI committees.

A Naples native, you can find Lindsey out on the weekends around town with her husband Nate, and their twins Gavin and Addisyn – in her free time she enjoys boating, gardening, painting/crafting, spending time with friends, and being outside exploring all the beautiful places around the State of Florida.