Cheryl B Noe, C.F.R.E. — Executive Director Project C.U.R.E. Nashville

Speaker Friday, October 28, 2022

Since 1987, Project C.U.R.E has been delivering life-saving medical equipment and supplies to hospitals and clinics throughout the under-resourced world. We are the world’s largest distributor of donated medical relief—touching the lives of children and families in more than 135 countries. On average, each week Project C.U.R.E. delivers three to five semi-truck-sized containers packed with the medical equipment and supplies so desperately needed by local hospitals and clinics.

With over 30 years of experience in all aspects of fundraising, Cheryl Noe joined Project C.U.R.E. Nashville in 2019 as Executive Director. She has a multitude of experience in raising support for nonprofits in social service, arts, education, and religion, and community and national foundations.

She has successfully executed capital and annual fund campaigns, grant writing, major gifts funding, and planned giving efforts for organizations such as Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville, Easter Seals of East Georgia, Providence Memorial Hospital Foundation (El Paso, TX), Midland Community Theatre (TX), Permian Basin Area Foundation (Midland, TX), and the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation (TN).

She has been an active member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) for most of her career, and was recognized as the Permian Basin (Midland, Texas) Chapter’s 1995 Fundraising Executive of the Year and the Greater Nashville (Tennessee) Chapter’s 2008 Fundraising Executive of the Year. She has established charitable endowments benefitting charities in Moscow, Costa Rica, and Banska Bystrica, as well as hosted teas, conducted seminars, planned international theatre festivals, bass fishing tournaments, horse shows, jump rope marathons, spelling bees, 5k races, Oktoberfests, planetarium shows and way-late playdates, a mini-maker faire or two, charity symphony concerts, radiothons, celebrity turkey fry, a 24-hour television telethon, a 2-hour television special, endowment dinners in Saint Paul (MN), Seattle (WA), Charlotte (NC), Washington (DC), Atlanta (GA), just to name a few events.

Cheryl currently serves on nonprofit boards for Tracy Lawrence’s Mission:Possible providing support for the homeless in Middle Tennessee, Solidarity Ministries Africa for Reconciliation and Development (SMARD) supporting education equality in South Sudan, and Mayor Cooper’s Sustainability Advisory Committee for Metro Nashville.

She and her husband Derek have four grown children and live on a farm north of Nashville.

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