Matthew Farrey

Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships
Matt Farrey has more than two decades of experience in nonprofit management and fundraising. He was most recently Senior Officer for Foundation Relations at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was also Development Director at Partners for College Affordability, Families USA and the Pew Research Center and was Director of Foundation Relations and adjunct professor of American Government at Mount Ida College.
Earlier in his career, Matt managed issue advocacy campaigns for the League of Women Voters and the Alliance for Better Campaigns. The Alliance was a nonprofit founded to improve broadcast television coverage of candidates and issues and reduce the cost of campaigns by providing free television advertising to candidates. Matt has a master’s in Political Science from American University and a bachelor’s in Communication from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.