Stacey Faella is the Executive Director of the Woodcock Foundation, a progressive family foundation that supports efforts to improve the educational, economic, and environmental circumstances of communities in need. Stacey works across the foundation’s programs, which span social enterprise, food systems, large landscape conservation, gender equality, media reform, and civil society. In addition to advancing the foundation’s programs through both grants and program-related investments, Stacey works with others in the sector to foster collaboration in philanthropy and support grantee capacity building efforts. She originally joined the foundation in September 2011.
Stacey has experience working on foundation and nonprofit communications, strategy, evaluation, and impact investing. She has managed a growing PRI portfolio at the Woodcock Foundation, developed and honed strategies for a variety of foundation programs and projects, and led or supported strategic planning processes with several organizations. She has engaged in communications research on behalf of various causes and frequently works with grantees to improve their communications capacity. Stacey serves on the boards of Spark Microgrants and Confluence Philanthropy, as well as the investment committee for Northeast Farm Capital. She previously served on the Board of the League of Women Voters of New Jersey, where she was also founding chair of the Young People’s Network.
Nonpartisan Advocacy in Partisan Times
Posted on June 6, 2022 by Christine Chen, Natalie Roetzel Ossenfort, Stacey Faella
We Can’t Quit Now! Making the Case to Double Down on Democracy
Posted on April 29, 2021 by Stacey Faella
Protecting Democracy through Collaborative Philanthropy
Posted on September 17, 2020 by Stacey Faella
Achieve Podcast: Building Awareness and Attention for Social Causes
Posted on March 8, 2018 by Derrick Feldmann, Stacey Faella
The Case for Impact Investing by Small and Mid-Size Family Foundations
Posted on January 5, 2018 by Margaret Gifford, Stacey Faella
PRIs: an Underused Funding Tool for Family Foundations and Social Enterprises
Posted on August 22, 2016 by Margaret Gifford, Stacey Faella
Social Movements for Good: Family Philanthropy Fuels Change
Posted on July 14, 2016 by Christopher Cardona, Derrick Feldmann, Kristy S. Rodriguez, Stacey Faella
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