Heidi Warren

Advancement Manager

Portfolio of the Vice-Chancellor

place Bedford Park (216)

Heidi Warren is a seasoned fundraiser, strategic thinker and non-profit leader with over 30 years experience in the arts, youth development, community development and education sectors. Prior to joining Flinders University, she was Executive Director of Starfinder Foundation, a youth-serving organisation in the US. Under her guidance, Starfinder completed a major capital campaign, built broad community and philanthropic support, and gained national attention for its youth leadership program model.


BA - Urban Studies

Key responsibilities

As Advancement Manager, Heidi helps donors turn their passions into impact and make a difference in the world.

Heidi works across the College of Education, Psychology and Social Work and the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, which includes the Flinders University Museum of Art. She works closely with leadership, academic and professional staff to create a "whole college" approach to fundraising. Responsibilities include developing strategy, cultivating and stewarding relationships, managing campaigns, securing gifts and providing general fundraising guidance.