Hilary Smith

Hilary Smith manages the State of Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund fundraising relationship, raises funds for MPR’s three regional broadcast services (Classical MPR, The Current, and MPR News), and raises funds for national programming including classical music (Performance Today and Pipedreams) and APM Reports (In the Dark and the Educate documentary series). She has held institutional giving positions at The Trust for Public Land, Guthrie Theater, American Red Cross - Twin Cities, and Children's Theatre Company. Hilary earned a Bachelor of Arts from St. Olaf College and Master of Arts and Cultural Leadership from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. She is a board member of Trademark Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota, and a long-time volunteer with Jawaahir Dance Company and as a Metropolitan Regional Arts Council grant review panelist.