Jaimie Mayer

Jaimie Mayer

Board Chair, Nathan Cummings Foundation

Jaimie Mayer currently serves as Board Chair of The Nathan Cummings Foundation. Prior to her appointment as the first member of her generation to serve as Board Chair, she served on the board of the foundation for 18 years. In the philanthropic space, Jaimie is a consultant working predominantly with next gen philanthropists as well as nonprofits looking to expand their reach to the next gen. She is also a theatre producer, having produced both on Broadway and off, as well as serving as the Managing Director of Magic Theatre in San Francisco. She holds an MFA in Theatre Management and Producing from Columbia University’s School of the Arts, and is currently pursuing her Executive MBA from NYU Stern School of Business.


Voices from the Field

Not Throwing Away This Shot

Posted on September 23, 2020 by Jaimie Mayer

For the past year, the family foundation I chair has spent a lot of time working to clarify our guiding values. As we were working on this effort, I took it upon myself to interrogate my own values and illuminate my own blind spots. Nothing is more important to me than helping grantees seize this moment to advance racial equity,… Read More

2020 Trustee Education Institute

Posted on December 22, 2019 by Christopher Fletcher, Jennifer Davis, Robin Snidow, Laura Collins, Paul Liu, Greg Ratliff, Kathleen Simpson, Tamara Larsen, Dana Lanza, Shaady Salehi

past TEI attendees
Attendees, please visit the event website for the most up-to-date agenda and Zoom links. The website passcode was emailed to all registrants. NCFP’s Trustee Education Institute provides a comprehensive introduction to important legal, investment, ethical, grantmaking, and family dynamics issues facing family foundation board members. Featuring a faculty made up of donors, board members, and highly respected philanthropy experts, this… Read More

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