Philanthropy. Community. Connection.


Photo courtesy of David Wolcheck

Welcome! I’m a philanthropy professional based in Brooklyn, NY. On this site, you can read my blog, view my community involvements, find out where I’m speaking and writing, and more. I encourage you to contact me with anything else that piques your interest.

My “job” is also my passion; I’m the Director of Stakeholder Engagement at Foundation Center. I develop partnerships and projects that build knowledge and strategy in the social sector, with an eye specifically on grantmakers. In other words, I go to sleep thinking about how brilliant curation of qualitative and quantitative data can drive smarter decisions in philanthropy. I also run GrantCraft, which taps the practical wisdom of funders to develop resources that improve the practice of philanthropy worldwide. And this is all at my professional-crush organization Foundation Center – the go-to place for the latest data, research, news, and training for the nonprofit sector.

You can read the rest of my story here.

Everyone has a side hustle.
Mine is editing resumes and cover letters.

I’m doing a very cool personal project!
Check it out and consider donating!

Human-Centered Design and Improv Comedy (my not-so-secret tools)
Solving problems means putting people first. How? By tapping into human emotion and intuition. One route to get there? Humor. Post-it notes and comedic icebreakers are essential to how I work, and I invite you to explore these tools with me.


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