Lucas Bladen

Major Gifts Manager, Northeast


Rachael PoorLucas joined The Conservation Fund in 2022 as the Major Gifts Manager for the Northeast. In this capacity, he works with donors across the region to drive interest in and support for conservation. Lucas drives positive change by working across the organization to help implement The Conservation Fund’s growth vision and trajectory.

Prior to joining the Fund, Lucas worked as an organizer and fundraiser for a variety of organizations in the political and nonprofit sectors. Most recently, he served on the development team at the Partnership for Public Service, a good government nonprofit based in Washington, DC, where his role focused on individual giving and foundation relations.

Lucas holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Connecticut. A Connecticut native, he grew up in the small town of Mansfield and currently lives in New Haven. In his spare time, you can find him trail running, cooking, and exploring New England.


Contact: lbladen@conservationfund.org   Phone: (860) 455-6288   Office: Connecticut