Antony Buggs Levine

Antony Bugg-Levine

CEO, Nonprofit Finance Fund

Antony Bugg-Levine is CEO of the Nonprofit Finance Fund, one of the nation’s leading community development financial institutions that makes millions of dollars in loans to nonprofits and pushes for fundamental improvement in how money is given and used in the sector. Prior to this, he co-led the Rockefeller Foundation’s program work focused on impact investing – that is developing investment vehicles and supportive infrastructure for the placement of capital into deals that generate both social and environmental impact and financial return. Prior to joining Rockefeller, he served as the Country Director of TechnoServe in Nairobi, Kenya where he helped to design and implement business solutions to rural poverty. In Kenya and Uganda he also worked with various capital providers to develop profitable mechanisms to extend lending to rural businesses. A native of South Africa, he served in the late 1990s as the communications director at the South African Human Rights Commission and as a speechwriter and media strategist for the ANC’s 1999 national election campaign.


Family Philanthropy’s Response to COVID-19

Posted on March 20, 2020 by Antony Bugg-Levine, Diana Scearce, Marcus F. Walton, Patricia McIlreavy, Nicholas A. Tedesco

COVID-19 poses an existential threat to the lives of millions and communities across the globe. There are many unknowns at this point; yet as the world waits, giving families are searching for ways to help and provide support. Grantee communities who were at risk before COVID-19 will now be faced with additional social and economic consequences, and service providers will… Read More