About Matt Kupec
Matt Kupec has three decades of experience in philanthropic work, during which he has worked with numerous nonprofits. While with HelpMeSee, where he served as the vice president of development and marketing, Matt Kupec helped the nonprofit reach $20 million in annual donations from over 50,000 active donors.
During this time, Mr. Kupec also played a hand in the firm receiving a 2016 Classy Award, which recognizes the most innovative charities in the country. Following this, he worked with the H. Lee Moffitt Foundation for two years before joining the Southern Illinois University Foundation in 2018, where he serves as a senior in-house fundraising counsel.
At SIU Carbondale, he leads the recently extended Forever SIU Campaign with an increased fundraising goal from $75 million to $200 million.. In addition, the fundraising team has recorded the highest ever number of proposals submitted and granted during his tenure.
He enjoys several hobbies, including biking and walking.