"A development consultant should have depth of knowledge, an understanding of what’s needed and the ability to reach an audience. Abbie excels at all three..."Alice Lynch, Executive Director, Virginia Capitol Foundation, Richmond, Va.

Abbie von Schlegell has contributed to the advancement, program planning, and governance activities of the following institutions throughout her career.

new clients since 2007 are in bold

Arts & Culture

Annapolis Maritime Museum Annapolis, MD
Barrington Stage Company Pittsfield, MA
Berkshire Bach Society Great Barrington, MA
Berkshire Museum Pittsfield, MA
Bay Chamber Concerts* Camden, ME
Bruce Museum Greenwich, CT
Cambridge Community Television* Cambridge, MA
Chautauqua Institution Chautauqua, NY
Chicago Zoological Society, Brookfield Zoo Brookfield, IL
Children’s Museum West Hartford, CT
Choral Arts New England Newton, MA
Cincinnati Museum Center Cincinnati, OH
Creative Youth Productions Bridgeport, CT
Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation Hamden, CT
Denver Zoological Foundation Denver, CO
Detroit Zoological Society Royal Oak, MI
Edith Wharton Restoration Lenox, MA
The Elm Shakespeare Company New Haven, CT
Featherstone Center for the Arts Oak Bluffs, MA
First Night Annapolis Annapolis, MD
Greater Los Angeles Zoological Association Los Angeles, CA
James Madison’s Montpelier Montpelier Station, VA
Lenox Library Association Lenox, MA
Munroe Center for the Arts Lexington, MA
Music Center at Strathmore Bethesda, MD
National Archives Foundation College Park, MD
National Trust for Historic Preservation Washington, DC
Neighborhood Music School New Haven, CT
New Arts Center Newtonville, MA
New Haven Museum New Haven, CT
New Haven Symphony Orchestra New Haven, CT
Port Discovery Children’s Museum Baltimore, MD
Shenandoah Shakespeare Staunton, VA
Shakespeare Theatre Company Washington, DC
U S Capitol Historical Society Washington, DC
Virginia Capitol Foundation Richmond, VA
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Washington, DC
WSHU Fairfield, CT
Young Audiences Hamden, CT

Higher Education

Art Center College of Design Pasadena, CA
Bennett College Greensboro, NC
The Citadel* Charleston, SC
Edinboro University Edinboro, PA
Fordham University New York, NY
Goucher College Baltimore, MD
Hudson Valley Community College Foundation* Troy, NY
Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing Baltimore, MD
Keuka College Keuka Park, NY
Loras College Dubuque, IA
Mercer County Community College West Windsor, NJ
Mills College Oakland, CA
Mount Mary College Milwaukee, WI
Mount Ida College Newton, MA
Randolph Macon Woman’s College Lynchburg, VA
Rosary College, Dominican University River Forest, IL
Saint Louis University Saint Louis, MO
Saint Mary’s College Notre Dame, IN
Spelman College Atlanta, GA
St. Lawrence University Canton, NY
Stanford University Stanford, CA
The University of Chicago Chicago, IL
University of Maryland, College Park College Park, MD
Wartburg College Waverly, IA
Wellesley College Wellesley, MA
Gesell Institute of Child Development New Haven, CT

Independent Schools

Berkshire School Sheffield, MA
Cambridge School of Weston Weston, MA
Chase Collegiate School Waterbury, CT
Darrow School New Lebanon, NY
Detroit Country Day School Detroit, MI
Immaculate Conception Schools Elmhurst, IL
Indian Mountain School Lakeville, CT
Key School Annapolis, MD
Kingsbury Day School Washington, DC
Lextended Day Lexington, MA
Marlborough School Los Angeles, CA
Milton Foundation for Education Milton, MA
Mountain Road School New Lebanon, NY
National Association of Independent Schools Washington, DC
Robert C. Parker School North Greenbush, NY
Sacred Heart Schools Chicago, IL
St. Ignatius College Prep Chicago, IL
St. James School St. James, MD
St. Paul’s School for Girls Brooklandville, MD
St. Petronille School Glen Ellyn, IL
St. Timothy School Stevenson, MD
Stoneleigh Burnham School Greenfield, MA
Wilbraham & Monson Academy Wilbraham, MA
Woodland Hill Montessori School Troy, NY

Public Policy

Brookings Institution, Global Economy & Development Washington, DC
Brookings Institution, Metropolitan Policy Washington, DC
Enterprise Community Partners Columbia, MD
The Concord Consortium Concord, MA

Religious Organizations

Christian Community Action> New Haven, CT
First Churches Northampton, MA
Sisters of St. Joseph of La Grange La Grange Park, IL
Sisters of Notre Dame du Namur Boston, MA

Health Care

Fair Haven Community Health Clinic Fair Haven, CT
The Get In Touch Foundation Milford, CT
Health Education Center Peoria, IL
Peruvian American Medical Society Clinton, MD
Pregnancy Aid Center for Women & Children College Park, MD
Stanford University Medical Center Stanford, CA
University of Rochester Medical Center Rochester, NY

Conservation & Environment

Adirondack League Club Old Forge, NY
Berkshire Botanical Garden Stockbridge, MA
Institutes for Journalism & Natural Resources Missoula, MT
Living Oceans Foundation Landover, MD
New Haven Land Trust New Haven, CT
Peninsula Open Space Trust Menlo Park, CA
Trustees of Reservations Sharon, MA

Human Services and Associations

Alcoholic Beverage Medical Research Foundation Baltimore, MD
Arundel Lodge Annapolis, MD
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berkshire County Pittsfield, MA
Boys & Girls Club of New Haven New Haven, CT
Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust Bridgeport, CT
Columbus House New Haven, CT
Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County Annapolis, MD
Community Foundation of Greater New Haven New Haven, CT
The Connecticut Veterans Legal Center West Haven, CT
Creative Youth Productions Bridgeport, CT
Fannie Mae Foundation Washington, DC
Giving Circles Network Centreville, VA
Good Shepherd & East Shore Child Development Milford, CT
HAP Housing Springfield, MA
Homes for Working Families Washington, DC
Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (IRIS) New Haven, CT
Junior League Eastern Fairfield County Fairfield, CT
Junior League Greenwich Greenwich, CT
Junior League Stamford-Norwalk Norwalk, CT
Junior League of Worcester Worcester, MA
Literacy Volunteers of Greater New Haven New Haven, CT
Lupus Foundation of America Washington, DC
Mary Wade New Haven, CT
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Berkshire County Pittsfield, MA
Northeast Center for Youth and Families Easthampton, MA
Oakgrove Center for Education Treatment & the Arts Murrietta, CA
Operation ABLE of Boston Boston, MA
Opportunity Builders Inc. Hanover, MD
Partners in Care Severna Park,MD
Planned Parenthood of Maryland Baltimore, MD
ProLiteracy Worldwide Syracuse, NY
Reginald S Lourie Center for
Infants and Young Children
Rockville, MD
Spanish Community of Wallingford Wallingford, CT
Springfield Partners for Community Action Springfield, MA
The United Arc Greenfield, MA
West Haven Community House West Haven, CT
Wide Horizons for Children* Waltham, MA
Williamstown Youth Center Williamstown, MA
Women’s Lunch Place Boston, MA
WSHU Fairfield, CT
Young Audiences Hamden, CT