Lizzie Honan

Regional Director, New York City

Location: New York, New York

Describe an average day for you. 

Energetic. Community-Centered. Nimble.

Why are you passionate about RevJen’s work?

Nonprofits are the catalyst for social change in our society, their mission-centric efforts should be maximized; getting organizations to a place of having a truly sustainable revenue models allows for that.

If you could wave a magic wand and change one thing about the nonprofit sector, what would it be? 

To remove funding constraints to allow for the highest quality staff resources, program scale, and impact desired.

Finish this sentence: “On Saturday mornings you can usually find me…”

At the dog park with a cup of coffee in one hand and a tennis ball in the other.

Lizzie's Bio

As Regional Director, Lizzie Honan oversees the expansion and engagement of the New York City portfolio. Lizzie cultivates a local community of funders, nonprofit organizations, and thought leaders who are actively solving revenue challenges in the nonprofit sector.

Lizzie joined RevJen in 2020, bringing with her over a dozen years of leadership in formalizing development departments and leading strategic growth for mid-sized nonprofit organizations. Most recently, prior to coming on board at RevJen, Lizzie doubled the revenue portfolio from $1.6m to $3m to enable Edible Schoolyard’s NYC expansion. Prior to that, she built formal structures and practices that grew Madison Square Park Conservancy’s budget from under $1m to $4m. Lizzie is an effective builder for organizations, as well as an agent of change and growth. She has a track record of motivational leadership, and an ambitious but realistic approach to strategic planning, fundraising growth, board development, and community building. Lizzie is motivated to help break the stressors around revenue generation.

She enjoys driving visions forward on an individual and collective level. She lives in Brooklyn and enjoys spending time in parks, exploring new restaurants, traveling and meeting neighbors with her dog. Lizzie is a proud graduate of Brooklyn College and has certificates in individual fundraising (Baruch College) and nonprofit leadership (Columbia University).