Heather Burke

It’s a remarkable chance to be part of something that has a true impact on the lives of others in an immediate and tangible way.


Town: Middletown

Joined Impact: 2015

Impact Roles: Advisory Group, Co-Founder

Heather Burke spent a decade in book publishing as a writer, editor, and researcher for organizations such as the Library of Congress and HarperCollins Publishers before making the switch to nonprofit management and fundraising.

In 2005 she relocated from New York City to Monmouth County with her husband and two children and has since worked as a freelance grant writer and volunteer with numerous organizations. She joined Impact to continue her education in philanthropy and focus on the needs of her local community.


"I love to engage directly with the talented and committed people running nonprofits in this community - who are all answering the call to help others in ways that never cease to teach and inspire me."