Grant Leiendecker 
Major Gifts Director


Grant's primary responsibilities include the cultivation and solicitation of major gifts for Scholarships, Capital Campaigns and Sport Endowments.

Grant – a four-year basketball scholarship student-athlete – graduated from Butler University with a BS in Finance. While at Butler he competed in back-to-back NCAA National Championship games. After graduation Grant served as a Postgraduate Intern at the NCAA in Indianapolis before moving to Chapel Hill to attend graduate school.

Grant graduated from UNC with a master's degree in Sport Administration in 2014. Prior to his current role, Grant worked in The Rams Club as Assistant Director of Major Gifts and graduate intern.

Grant lives in Durham with his wife, Kylee, and their son, Luke.