Dennis Quirin

Dennis Quirin

Executive Director, Raikes Foundation

Dennis Quirin joined the Raikes Foundation as executive director in September 2019. Prior to joining the foundation, Dennis was the president of the Neighborhood Funders Group where he provided overall vision and leadership on strategy, partnership development, management and organizational direction for the organization.

Dennis has spent more than two decades supporting social and racial equity as a funder, campaigner, fundraiser and organizer through a variety of roles in California and nationally. These roles included being the founding program designer and officer of the Race and Equity Collaborative at the Proteus Fund, Director of Coalitions and Partnerships at the government reform initiative California Forward and a community organizer in California, among other roles. Dennis earned a degree in Fine Arts from Carleton College. He is Board Chair of the Common Counsel Foundation.


Using an Equity Lens in COVID-19 Response and Recovery

Posted on May 6, 2020 by Dennis Quirin, Lori Villarosa, June L. Wilson

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The National Center for Family Philanthropy is dedicated to serving families who give and those that work with them. In response to the COVID-19 crisis, we are offering conversations on topics of interest to all philanthropic families associated with family foundations, donor-advised funds, family offices, and other philanthropic vehicles. For questions about this series, please contact Jen Crino at… Read More