Megan Briggs Reilly

Megan Reilly

Program Director, The Clowes Fund

Megan Briggs Reilly came to The Clowes Fund in 2015 as an accomplished grantmaker with a deep appreciation for the nonprofit sector and for supporting effective leaders that are making a difference in our world. Megan earned a Masters of Business Administration at Brandeis University, Heller School of Social Policy and Management after a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Boston University. Megan is a graduate of the LeadBoston leadership development program who honed her skills through 15 years of experience at The Boston Foundation and then at Hemenway & Barnes. She has a well-established network across New England. Currently, Megan is a co-chair of the Maine Immigrant and Refugee Funders Collaborative, and she is an active member of the New Hampshire Funders Forum and Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees. Megan’s quiet, professional demeanor dissolves into her true playful spirit when she’s having fun with her husband and their two daughters. When not visiting nonprofits or reviewing proposals, you will find her volunteering at her daughters’ school, enjoying an evening out with friends or exploring the sites of New England.


Voices from the Field

Exceptional Times Call for Exceptional Responses

Posted on July 30, 2020 by Megan Reilly

The Clowes Fund Executive Committee March and April 2020 were scary days. Most of the country had shut down to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The news was filled with heartbreaking stories of patients sick from COVID-19 and people who were suddenly unable to buy groceries or pay rent. Foundation board and staff members were not immune; most of… Read More