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Margarita “Margo” Cianchetta, CFRE

Margarita “Margo” Cianchetta, CFRE

Margarita “Margo” Cianchetta joined the Scholarship Foundation in 2022. She brings more than a decade of philanthropic & development experience to the organization, most recently as the Senior Director of Development at Move For Hunger. In her current role, Margo is responsible for cultivating meaningful relationships between investors and our mission by Honoring Marines by Educating Their Children in the Northeast region. Margo earned her undergraduate degree in Communications, Summa Cum Laude, from Rutgers University, and also holds the prestigious Certified Fundraising Executive credential (CFRE). Margo is a proud MCSF Scholarship recipient alumna as her father, Sergeant Major Mario Cianchetta USMC (Ret.), served for nearly 30 years. Margo is an avid marathon runner and currently resides in Middletown, NJ with her partner, Joe, and their dog, Miles.

Claim the limited-edition honor coin

Claim your limited-edition Challenge Coin with a qualifying gift today – available only while supplies last. This coin, “Honor,” is the first in a 3-piece limited-edition series based on the Marine Corps values of Honor, Courage, and Commitment.