Ingrid Kulick has provided knowledge and guidance to the nonprofit community for 35 years through roles as management, volunteer and consultant. She served as founding Executive Director of the Kingston Hospital Foundation, Kingston, NY and Saint Francis Health Care Foundation, Poughkeepsie, NY. She was Vice President for Facilities at the Kingston Hospital and Grants Director of Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY.
In 2002, Ingrid established Forward Solutions, dedicating herself to building organizational capacity. She works with human service, historic / tourism, health care, art/cultural, animal welfare, agricultural and educational organizations throughout a five-county region. Her work has been funded by the ASPCA, the Dyson Foundation, NYSCA, Upstate History Alliance, NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation, Dutchess County Arts Council , the Thomas Nyquist Foundation and the O’Connor Foundation. Her scope of services includes Board recruitment and development, strategic and business planning, capital campaigns, resource development assessment and planning, and executive recruitment. Ingrid facilitates workshops for clients, membership organizations, and Chamber of Commerce leadership institutes.
Ingrid also brings great understanding to the trustee and volunteer functions. She currently serves as Director of the Reach Out Food Pantry, Hyde Park, NY; as President of Home of Hope, Inc., Rhinebeck, NY; on the Dutchess County SPCA Advisory Council; and on the Operation Support Grant Review Board of the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York, Latham, NY. She previously served on the Association of Fund Raising Professionals Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter (AFP-MHV) Board; as President of the Board of Keli House, Inc., Fishkill, NY; as President of the Board of the Rural Ulster Preservation Company, Kingston, NY and as the Chair of the Endowment Committee for the Frost Valley YMCA, Montclair, NJ.