Manger Fund Development

Kerri Criswell, MSW

Kerri Criswell, MSW

Kerri Criswell is Manager, Fund Development for the NASW Foundation. Kerri has worked with the NASW Foundation in multiple capacities since 2001 and became manager in 2014.  She has implemented the Foundation’s scholarship, fellowship, and awards programs, reaching out to the social work education communities, working closely with NASW Chapters, and managing the selection processes, working closely with volunteer committees. 

In addition, she coordinates the NASW Social Work Pioneers® and NASW Foundation Recognition Awards programs and plans national in-person events for each.  Most recently, she has provided leadership and oversight for financial administration of grant funded programs to ensure program objectives are met in accordance with the grantors’ regulations.

Prior to joining NASW, Kerri worked as a member of an interdisciplinary team providing case management services for foster care children and youths.  She received an MSW Degree from the University at Albany - State of New York and a BSW Degree from Western Michigan University.  

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In Episode 5, NASW Social Work Talks Podcast features the Director of the NASW Foundation, Bob Arnold.   Tune in for a discussion about the Foundation's many educational, research, and  charitable  initiatives.