Kimberly Kur is Chief Development Officer for the Arizona Community Foundation. Promoted to this role in April 2021, Kimberly leads the foundation’s statewide asset development activities, including ACF’s Center for Planned Giving. She is responsible for training and guiding ACF’s statewide teams in areas of planned giving, donor stewardship, prospect management and partnering with professional advisors. Kimberly also works closely with existing and future donors, nonprofits and professional advisors to facilitate lifetime and planned charitable gifts.
Kimberly joined ACF in April 2014 as Senior Director of Philanthropic Services, returning to the organization after a year with the Jewish Community Association of Greater Phoenix. From 2000 until her departure in 2013, Kimberly had served as ACF’s principal liaison with professional advisors and developed a comprehensive system of outreach to the professional advisor community that has been a model for community foundations throughout the country. Kimberly established ACF’s donor and prospect relationship management system for delivering services that match each donor’s unique philanthropic and personal interests.
Before joining ACF in 2000, Kimberly practiced as an estate planning attorney in Philadelphia. She holds a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®) certification through the American College of Financial Services, is a cum laude graduate of Temple University Beasley School of Law and earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania.