Steve Fredericks is the deputy director of development for the San Francisco Parks Alliance. In this role, Steve leads corporate sponsorship and engagement for events and initiatives, co-leads major donor cultivations, coordinates the fundraising efforts for the LetsPlaySF! initiative, and supports the director of external affairs in setting and executing overall development strategy for the organization.
Prior to working at SF Parks Alliance, Steve served as the Director of Development for Bay Area Wilderness Training, where he led the fundraising strategy to double the organization’s budget and staff in his six-year tenure. This work included securing the funding to launch a major initiative with Oakland Unified School District to bring every middle school student on an outdoor trip as part of their school curriculum.
Steve continues to be an advocate for outdoor access for all people, and greatly enjoys backpacking, snowboarding, running and cooking.