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Muneer Panjwani

Muneer Panjwani

Muneer Panjwani

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Muneer is a seasoned philanthropy and partnerships executive with 12 years of experience working in high-impact, high-growth organizations. He currently works as a consultant advising non-profit organizations on building sustainable revenue generating partnerships with corporations and foundations.

Previously as the VP of Institutional Partnerships at The Trevor Project, Muneer’s team built impact centered long-term partnerships with some of the world’s largest companies and foundations to help end LGBTQ youth suicide. Muneer helped to grow Trevor’s annual revenue from $7M in 2018 to over $65M in 2022, enabling the organization to grow from a staff of 60 to 450+ during that time. 

As a leader of Trevor’s corporate partnerships team, Muneer secured Trevor’s first seven-figure partnership that launched a new, holistic corporate partnership model for the organization. In four years, this model has nearly 10X’d corporate revenue for The Trevor Project and established partnerships with 200+ national and global companies. Notable partnerships include award-winning cause marketing campaigns with Abercrombie & Fitch, Macy’s, and an $8M partnership with PwC Charitable Foundation — the largest in Trevor’s 22-year history. Throughout his career, Muneer’s partnerships have won 10 Halo Awards, the industry’s premier award for excellence in cause marketing, and Time’s Best Invention of the Year as well as a number of PR News Awards. In 2022, The Trevor Project was awarded the coveted Golden Halo Award given to one organization leading the way in building impactful corporate partnerships.

As a leader of Trevor’s Foundation and Government Grants team, Muneer played a key role in collaborating with bipartisan congressional leaders to secure $7.2M to fund specialized services for LGBTQ youth in the deployment of the country’s first three-digit national suicide prevention hotline, 988.

Muneer is an expert in high-growth fundraising, cause marketing, for-profit/not-for-profit partnerships, institutional fundraising, and corporate social responsibility. Muneer is also a trained D&I facilitator having designed and led hundreds of anti-bias and inclusion trainings globally. Prior to The Trevor Project, Muneer led corporate partnerships at a high-growth tech not for profit,, the world’s largest social change organization for young people; and served as a director of youth programs at The National Conference for Community and Justice, one of the oldest anti-racism organizations in the country.