Samuel Clark

Director of Philanthropy, Pikes Peak Community Foundation

Samuel Clark is the Director of Philanthropy at Pikes Peak Community Foundation and manages PPCF’s special projects, which include Venetucci Farm and Aspen Valley Ranch. His public-sector experience comes from his work with El Pomar Foundation and the National Parks Service Business Management Group. Samuel grew up in Colorado Springs; he loves the city’s potential and Pikes Peak’s constant presence. His work at PPCF gives him a sense of purpose because it allows him to help philanthropists express their vision for the region. He has a BA in economics from Whitman College, and a Master of Public Affairs from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.


Community Foundation Spark Session: Building Blocks for Successful Family Philanthropy Services

Posted on February 28, 2019 by Gary Butterworth, Samuel Clark, Michelle Beisker, Susan Willey, Tony Macklin

An increasing number of consultants, wealth management firms, Donor-Advised Fund sponsors, and more are positioning themselves as trusted guides in families’ philanthropic journeys. They’re answering families’ questions about social impact, values alignment, successor generation preparation and engagement, and more.   Will your community foundation maintain a competitive advantage in that marketplace? Will you be positioned as a trusted resource beyond grants… Read More