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  • Christine Funchion

Christine Funchion

As the Associate Director of the Ursinus Fund - Leadership Giving, Christine is a member of the frontline fundraising team serving as the lead contact for the 1869 Society, applying peer-to-peer philanthropic outreach to manage and grow leadership annual giving to advance the mission of Ursinus. Christine encourages alumni, parents, and staff to deepen their connection with the college by engaging in fun and impactful ways through volunteerism, philanthropy, and events - contact Christine to learn more.

In 2022 and 2023, Christine managed and directed Ursinus’s annual signature fundraising event, The Bear2Bear Benefit & Bash and its volunteer committee. Thanks to our generous event sponsors, the Ursinus community of supporters, and the phenomenal committee, over $500,000 was raised for the Bear2Bear Student Emergency Fund!


Prior to arriving at Ursinus, Christine gained over 14 years’ of fundraising, sales, business development, event, and volunteer management experience while working in healthcare and operating her own business in addition to serving on boards and fundraising event committees. She holds a B. A. in English Communications from La Salle University.