Shirley Davis Carter, CFRE

Key Responsibilities

Provide executive leadership to the August Health Foundation and partner with all stakeholders to advance the mission of Augusta Health through philanthropy.

Previous Experience

  • Executive Director, Carris Health Foundation – Willmar, MN
  • Executive Director, Ellsworth Municipal Hospital Foundation – Iowa Falls, IA
  • Clinic Administrator, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center – Houston, TX
  • National Assistant, United Nations High Commission for Refugees – Monrovia, Liberia
  • Managing Trustee, JJ Roberts Educational Foundation – Monrovia, Liberia

Professional Affiliations/Community Service

  • Certified Fund Raising Executive International
  • American College of Health Care Executive
  • Association of Healthcare Philanthropy
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals
  • Minnesota Gift Planning Association
  • Philanthropic Educational Organization, Chapter EN
  • Rotary


  • Post Graduate Administrative Fellowship, MD Anderson Cancer Center – Houston, TX
  • MBA Healthcare Management, Our Lady of the Lake University – San Antonio, TX
  • BBA, Management & Economics, University of Liberia – Monrovia, Liberia
Shirley Davis
Executive Director, Augusta Health Foundation & Vice President of Philanthropy