Christine Reeves Strigaro is the Associate Director of Foundation Programs for Alliance for Justice. She creates content to explore the question: “How can foundations be advocates, with grantmaking and beyond?” Previously, she was the Senior Field Associate at the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy. Christine was also a grantmaker for the Funding Exchange Network, during its final year of grantmaking. Currently, she serves as Treasurer and Finance Chair on the national board of Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy. She also serves on Independent Sector’s NGen Advisory Committee and Divest Invest Philanthropy’s Planning Committee.


For Youth by Youth: the Art Versus Science of Grantmaking

Posted on April 14, 2015 by Ashley Rodriguez, Christine Reeves Strigaro, Danielle LaJoie, Jared Heddinger, Jillian Wu

Sculpture, music, dance… those are arts. Chemistry, biology, physics… those are sciences. But, what’s philanthropy? And who are you, the philanthropist? Well, you’re both an artist and a scientist. Plus, you’re a part the long history of giving; people have been giving for centuries, in every country, at every income level, and in so many directions. … Read More