Grant Hauschild has been named executive director of the Essentia Health Foundation’s East Market.
Before arriving at Essentia, Hauschild served as a political director in the United States Senate and as a development director for the University of North Dakota Alumni Association & Foundation. He will be responsible for the fundraising efforts of the Essentia Health Foundation, with the mission of making a healthy difference in the lives of patients and families through philanthropic support.
In assuming the role of executive director, Hauschild announced the Essentia Health Foundation will launch a capital campaign focused on the children and their families receiving care at Essentia. The campaign, titled “Together in Caring and Gratitude,” will support compassionate-care initiatives for pediatric oncology patients, special healing spaces in the new hospital, compassionate care meals and hospitality stays, and more.
“I’m excited to take on this important role in making a healthy difference in our community,” Hauschild said. “As a Foundation, we’ll be working to ensure that all of our patients — with a special focus on the youngest and most vulnerable — receive the compassionate care they desperately need.”
Hauschild has a master’s degree in public policy from George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of North Dakota. He currently serves on the Young Professionals FUSE Board, in Rotary Club #25, and is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy.