Matt Alpaugh

Get to know more about Matt Alpaugh, Director of Mission Advancement

Q&A with Matt Alpaugh, Director of Mission Advancement

Where are you based? 
I work remotely from the Ocean State, Rhode Island. 

How long have you worked for
I’m celebrating 3 years with NFCYM this month.

Outside of work, what do you like to do?
I love spending time with my wife, working on our 1860s cottage, and surfing – I surfed 115 days straight this summer!


What is something about you that most folks might not know?
I was once the mascot for my college basketball team. Go Bonnies! 

What you do at NFCYM?
As the Director of Mission Advancement, I  foster critical areas of internal and external resources, relationships, and funding in an effort to advance the mission of NFCYM. I connect NFCYM to the people, places, and organizations that can help us grow our ministry by sharing the story of NFCYM. 

What is the best part about your job – why do you do what you do? 
The best part of my job are connections and relationships I have been able make. It is a great joy to be a part of something bigger than I am and take a journey with passionate, caring, and committed people.

Why should members connect with you?
I’ve worked with faith-based non-profits for nearly 15 years. I’m here to be a great resource and thought partner to help get your “next big thing” off the ground.  

Schedule some time to pick Matt's Brain

Ask Matt about fundraising, development, strategic planning, grant writing, and relationship building. He will hold office hours every Tuesday and Wednesday for the month of October.

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Yazmín Maní Malone

Pastoral Juvenil Hispana Coordinator,
Diocese of Austin

Diocesan Member

"NFCYM has accompanied me in reaching out to like minded professionals to better provide service (ministry) to adolescents. NFCYM has allowed me to network and grow professionally.

'Youth as Protagonists' has been essential to Pastoral Juvenil Hispana in the Diocese of Austin."

Eva P. Delgado

Youth Minister, St. Christopher Church

Associate Member

"The various resources have helped me keep our program exciting and vibrant. NFCYM has provided me with shared information via webinars, workshops, conferences, outreach, and opportunities that are very informative to help make my ministry successful.

NFCYM is an open forum for me to seek material, guidance and support in keeping the youth ministry program successful."