Kate Wilkinson is a Partner at Open Impact, leading a portfolio of family and individual donors seeking to envision ambitious ideas, design plans to achieve them, and ensure operational excellence. Her work encompasses governance and trustee engagement, strategic visioning and planning, facilitation, and organizational design and capacity building. The co-author of multiple industry reports, Kate is committed to learning about and sharing the insights of sector leaders in order to advance our collective philanthropic practice. Her most recent publications include: Get It Right, Building Capacity for Sustained Collaboration, The Giving Journey, and The New Normal. Prior to Open Impact, Kate was the founding Executive Director of a family foundation. Her philanthropic experience also includes leading external partnerships for the Skoll Global Threats Fund and supporting members of the Climate and Energy community at the Clinton Global Initiative. Kate is a board member of Chikumbuso Women and Orphans project, a community-based organization in Ng’ombe, Zambia and an active volunteer in her Mission, San Francisco community. She holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from Columbia University.


2023 Family Philanthropy Leadership Retreat

Posted on April 19, 2023 by Susan Stamerjohn, Michelle Tremillo, Alejandro Foung, Dr. Jason Franklin, Jonathan Brack, Sandra Fluke, Tonya Allen, Diego Zegarra, Sue Banerjee, Catherine Maddox Walton

Save the Date 2023 Family Philanthropy Leadership Retreat
Thank you so much for your interest in the Leadership Retreat. The event is sold out, and we are no longer accepting names for the waitlist, due to the unlikelihood of accommodating everyone on it already. We are delighted by the response, and we regret that we have to turn anyone away. Please keep an eye on our Programs and… Read More