Amina Anderson

Senior Director, Prince George's County, Greater Washington Community Foundation

Amina Anderson joined The Community Foundation in August 2011. Amina leads the Prince George’s County office, working with donors to explore opportunities for achieving their philanthropic goals and facilitating their engagement on critical community issues affecting county residents.

Prior to joining The Community Foundation, Amina worked as President of the Black United Fund of Oregon. She developed the organization’s core programs including initiatives to encourage philanthropy, improve academic performance, reduce infant mortality and foster small business development. She raised more than $10 million, primarily from small donations, and awarded grants and services to spur social and economic development in low-income communities throughout the state.  Amina was among a group of community residents that helped found Albina Community Bank, a community development bank in Portland, Oregon, with assets now at more than $175 million.

Amina attended Portland State University where she majored in Business Administration. She has been recognized for her work in philanthropy and community development by The Alliance for Choice in Giving, Portland State University, and The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy.

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2020 Community Foundations Family Philanthropy Network Workshop

Posted on January 28, 2020 by Sarah Owen, Amina Anderson, Garrett March, Molly Rand

This workshop, exclusively available for members of NCFP’s Community Foundations Family Philanthropy Network, is an excellent opportunity to learn from your peers and build professional skills! Network members may register up to three staff member attendees at no cost. Featuring speakers from community foundations across the country, topics covered will include: Client engagement Involving donors in racial equity Programs for… Read More

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