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Elena Autin-Hefner

Idlewild Partners


Elena has over 10 years of helping mission-driven organizations innovate and increase their impact through data and process management. In her current role at Idlewild Partners she supports nonprofits and mission driven organizations implement Salesforce to support fundraising and programmatic outcomes. Prior to joining Idlewild Elena worked at Youth Communication, an education non-profit whose mission is to amplify the voices of underserved youth in New York City. She is also an active member in the city's nonprofit community, serving on Junior Boards and Young Professional leagues across the education, literacy, and community development sectors. Elena lives in Downtown Brooklyn, and enjoys spooky movies and an extensive vinyl collection.

PASE Impact, FY 2023

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Afterschool Professionals Supported



Professional Development Events Offered

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NYC Youth Impacted

PASE believes all kids deserve a safe, nurturing space during out-of-school time where they have opportunities to explore their passions while connecting with and learning from caring adults. We exist to improve the quality of afterschool programs for children and teens living in poverty.

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