JH Philanthropy

March 1, 2023
JH Philanthropy is a philanthropic consulting firm that specializes in working with individuals, family foundations, corporations, impact investors, and other philanthropic institutions. With over two decades of social impact experience, they bring a unique and informed perspective to their work and aim to help their clients create sustainable change within the communities and causes they seek to serve. Read More

Kavi Waddell

February 28, 2023
Kavi Waddell graduated with a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from the Elliott School at the George Washington University with a concentration in U.S. Foreign Policy, where she also received her B.A. in International Affairs. In April 2019, Kavi joined the Woodcock Foundation, a progressive family foundation that supports efforts to improve the educational, economic, and environmental circumstances of communities Read More

Rebekah Allison, CAP®

February 23, 2023
Rebekah Allison serves as Vice President, Center for Personal Philanthropy, at Foundation For The Carolinas. In her role, Rebekah leads a team dedicated to business development and relationship management for the FFTC Center for Personal Philanthropy. During her 8.5 year tenure at FFTC, she has been committed to serving the needs of philanthropic individuals and families, assisting them with current Read More

Ayanna Wakefield

February 23, 2023
Ayanna Wakefield serves as Assistant Vice President, Family Office Partners at Foundation For The Carolinas where she works with individuals and families and helps them achieve their philanthropic goals through strategic planning, board administration, and grantmaking. Ayanna believes in the power of matching funders’ desires with community needs. In her opinion, change happens when individuals are engaged with their communities Read More

Mark Rodriguez

February 21, 2023
Mark Rodriguez serves as the executive director of the Lohengrin Foundation, a family foundation headquartered in Chicago.  For over 50 years, the foundation has invested in organizations and initiatives that drive social impact, promote artistic vitality, and create sustainable change in communities across the globe. Before joining the Lohengrin Foundation, he served as the chief operating officer for Heartland Alliance Read More

Brennan Gould

February 13, 2023
Brennan Gould is President and CEO of the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation. The Foundation is a community-centered, equity-forward organization with a mission to drive positive, sustainable change in Charlottesville and its surrounding communities. As President, Brennan oversees all aspects of the Foundation’s strategy, vision and operations. The Foundation currently manages over $300 million in assets and distributes over $35 million Read More

Christine Sorensen

February 13, 2023
Christine Sorensen is the Lead Management and Policy Analyst, for the USDA Rural Development Rural Partners Network.  Christine has been a member of the team designing and implementing the federal interagency collaborative network, Rural Partners Network, from its inception. As part of her work, she has been assisting with the design of the program, community selection process (both Tribal and Read More

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington

January 31, 2023
At Federation, we identify, evaluate and address these priorities with unparalleled commitment, passion and sensitivity. We take seriously our responsibility to ensure that needs are met to create a stronger, more vibrant Jewish community and to foster and strengthen our connection with Jews in Israel and around the world. Read More

Madeleine Shakotko

January 30, 2023
Madeleine Shakotko is the Senior Manager, Finance and Operations at the National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP). She works closely with leadership to implement financial and operational systems that drive efficiency, collaboration, and strategic success. Prior to joining NCFP, Madeleine was Operations Manager for Advocacy at Consumer Reports, where she partnered with the VP, Advocacy and Chief Social Impact Officer, Read More

Essex County Community Foundation

January 30, 2023
Essex County Community Foundation inspires philanthropy that strengthens the communities of Essex County by managing charitable assets, strengthening and supporting nonprofits and engaging in strategic community leadership initiatives.   Read More