Larry Karnoff

Interim Executive Director

With more than 30 years as a fund raising professional, Larry Karnoff has raised and helped raise more than $500 million in donations from individuals, grantmakers and government entities for local, national and international non-profit organizations.

Larry has held positions with Feeding America, American Friends of The Hebrew University, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Allegheny General Hospital and University of Pittsburgh. He has led development departments, capital campaigns, and planned giving programs.

Larry has also consulted with numerous non-profit organizations in support of their organizational and fund raising efforts. He has authored an educational book on the art and science of fund raising published as part of a series produced by the Pittsburgh Community Technical Assistance Center, was a featured writer on the value of planned giving in endowment campaigns for Advancing Philanthropy, and generated an on-going column on fund raising ethics for the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Larry is a regular lecturer and trainer in fund development and planned giving.

Larry has been a member of the Stonewall National Museum & Archives board of directors since 2016, chairing the Finance Committee, the Development Committee and the Structure & Governance Committee and most recently holding the position of Vice Chair. He is humbled to be asked to help lead Stonewall as Interim Executive Director during this transition.